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Ms Christine Safwat

Position: Operations Director, Educate Me Foundation
Country: Egypt
Christine Safwat, an Egyptian, received her bachelor and Master of Science degrees in Networks Engineering from the German University in Cairo. Christine previously worked as a researcher and lecturer assistant at the same university. She published her research in various countries including Germany, France, South Korea and Egypt, and co-chaired and organized academic research conferences in Egypt. Christine was one of the founders of CISCO Networking Academy at her university. She has been involved in community service activities from a young age, and is committed to a vision bigger than herself. Christine recognized the urgent need to close the huge education gap in Egypt. She is currently the Operations Director of Educate Me Foundation and named as one of the top 20 young leaders in Africa. She become a member of the Harambe Entrepreneur Alliance in Africa. Her passion for Egypt and Africa drive her dedication to the development of the continent through education, equality, and influencing policy on both the national and international fronts. Christine is hoping to acquire a second Master's degree in public policy.