Matbakh Immy

“I didn't know that there was such a thing as a wheat or flour allergy. I also discovered that a lot of people in Egypt are becoming...

Doodies Goodies

“My favorite ingredient? Vanilla! If I could, I would put vanilla on everything!”  Dalia El-Tiliawi is a 27-year old entrepreneur, who decided to engulf herself...

Dr. Tawhida Khalil

One Woman Steps Boldly Into the Next Phase of Her Life by Marwa Farouk If you haven’t found your passion, or that “unattainable” purpose...

Egypt’s Higher Education Scene: Public vs. Private Universities

 By Basma MostafaIn a typical state-funded Egyptian university, lecture halls are usually overflowing with students, professors are unwilling to change their outdated teaching methods,...

Life After Prison: Ex-Convicts Speak Out

By Rana Kamaly Being in prison is a life-changing experience.  Even if a prisoner is convicted for a crime that they have committed, being confined...

Dahlia Soliman: Improving the Lives of Autistic Children and Adults in Egypt

 Did you know that April 2 is World Autism Awareness Day? Autism is a misdiagnosed disease that is starting to receive some attention worldwide. To...

The Nada Foundation for Safer Egyptian Roads: Saving Lives on the Go

By Ola El Soueni Egypt has one of the highest road fatality rates in the world, resulting in an average of 35-40 deaths per day. ...

5 Women Entrepreneurs Who Inspire Us

As part of Community Times’ effort to support women in business, we take a look at five female entrepreneurs who inspire us.  Amira Salah, Co-founder...

Egypt’s Mother Teresa: Heba El-Sewedy

by Mushira SabryHeba El-Sewedy is a philanthropist, humanitarian and artist who has saved thousands when others have stood by to watch. “Mama Heba,” as...

Gouna: A Green Celebration

Way back when in 2001, Gouna took a green initiative, this is what we had to say. Anyone remember this?

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