Reem Khedr

Fellowship year

2012 - 2013

Field

Children's Rights

Placement when a fellow

Program Assistant - New Horizon Assocation for Social Development (NHASD)

Current employment &/or degree seeking

Tomorrow's Leaders Scholarship Program Officer - AUC. She has also started an MPA with a concentration in nonprofit management at AUC through the Yousef AlJameel fellowship

Higher education

Bachelor of Arts in Journalism - AUC

Current country of residence

Egypt

Biography

Reem Khedr is a Jameel fellow pursuing an MPA with a concentration in management of development and nonprofit organizations. Reem is currently working as a program officer at Tomorrow’s Leaders Scholarship Program at the American University in Cairo (AUC). She was a LEAD student who graduated from AUC in December 2011 with a bachelor’s degree in journalism, minoring in sociology. She was a Lazord Fellow with the John D. Gerhart Center for Philanthropy and Civic Engagement in 2012-2013 where she worked with street children at NHASD. Reem has accumulated seven years of experience with nonprofit organizations, including the Goethe-Institut and Save the Children. In the field of cultural management, she has coordinated Access to Arts Program at Mahatat for contemporary art for 3 years, and has been part of the 2017 MENA cultural academy offered by the Goethe-Institut in Berlin. Reem is also a member of the Cultural Innovators Network, a cross-sectoral and cross-cultural network of young activists from countries north and south of the Mediterranean. She has a special interest in artistic curation, cultural management and translation. Reem would like to teach at AUC someday and is dreaming of kickstarting a cultural/artistic community center in Damietta, her hometown.