Gehad Barakat

Gehad Barakat

Fellowship year

2016 - 2017


Social Entrepreneurship

Placement when a fellow

Innovation Development Specialist -

Current employment &/or degree seeking

Postgraduate diploma

Higher education

Minya University

Current country of residence



After being involved for many years in civil society as a volunteer, Gehad joined the Lazord Fellowship to work in the development field. Through the fellowship he joined, where he was an innovation development specialist who was responsible for identifying social challenges to be solved via’s unique CrowdSolving model. Two years after graduating from the Lazord Fellowship, he decided to pursue his passion in education and technology by starting a new journey to study e-learning technologies at Information Technology Institute. Gehad considers himself as a lifelong learner who enjoys mixing theoretical knowledge with practical solutions.