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...

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...

WEAVING DREAMS OF SILK: A Silkworm Breeder’s Story

By Zeinab Abul GheitLed by paper trader Ahmed Baraka from Mansoura, silkworm breeding, which was once a popular pastime of school children in Egypt,...

The Queen of Quirk: An Interview with Sandra Assaad, Wedding Planner

By Mushira SabryPhotos Courtesy of Sandra AssaadIn the market for 11 years, 33-year old Sandra Assaad has planned over 100 weddings. Her interest in...

Hudson’s Young Women Entrepreneurs’ Program

By Rana Kamaly On October 10, AUC’s downtown GrEEK Campus hosted the Young Women Entrepreneurs’ Development Program (YWED-P).  The competition, which aimed to select 100...

Edible Entrepreneurship: The By Bike Project

By Mushira Sabry 10:34pm, HeliopolisA white car stops at the intersection by the SuperJet bus station in Heliopolis “What are you selling?” he asks,...

Thriving Startups

By Rawan Abdel Latif Given Egypt’s questionable past and unforeseeable future, business startups have constantly found themselves caught in a struggle. Those of them who...

Nine Websites and Applications That Help Make our Lives Easier

By Rana Kamaly In today’s fast-paced world, we all look for assistance wherever we can find it, and this is why we are presenting you...

The Rise of Gourmet Street Food in Cairo

Food carts have been around for a very long time, making their first appearance as a chuck wagon in 1866 in the United States...

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