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USAID/Egypt Economic Growth Director Brinton Bohling speaks to more than 150 Egyptian investors, analysts, and businesspeople on the opening day of Global Entrepreneurship Week in Cairo.
November 14, 2016

CAIRO – Marking the start of Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) 2016, more than 150 investors, analysts, and businessmen and -women gathered today in Cairo to explore opportunities to promote small- and medium-sized enterprise development and to promote Egyptian entrepreneurship. 

“Global Entrepreneurship Week celebrates the role of entrepreneurship and small businesses in advancing economic development,” said Brinton Bohling of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).  “Entrepreneurs in Egypt are creative and talented, and they can help build a competitive and sustainable economy for all Egyptians.”  Global Entrepreneurship Week runs from November 14 – 20 and seeks to inspire people throughout the world to explore their potential as entrepreneurs.

November 6, 2016

The United States Embassy in Egypt announced today that is it providing $50,000 to the Egyptian Red Crescent to help the people affected by recent flooding in Egypt. The humanitarian assistance funding announced today will allow the Red Crescent to provide critical supplies for families in need.

October 27, 2016

“Women have the potential to have a tremendous impact on Egypt’s economic development,” said United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Deputy Mission Director Rebecca Latorraca as she opened in Alexandria today the first “Startup Weekend for Women.”  “This event is the first of its kind in Egypt,” Latorraca said, “and USAID is proud to support it.”

October 24, 2016

 Today, the U.S. and Egypt opened a symposium which highlights the plans and accomplishments of current grantees of the U.S.-Egypt Science and Technology Joint Fund.  This two-day event provides an opportunity for grantees to meet other program participants, discuss research plans, and present outcomes of past collaborative scientific research projects.   

HEI-LOTUS scholars at BUE
October 22, 2016

Today, scholarship recipients from the U.S.-Egypt Higher Education Initiative hosted a workshop to promote career exploration among Egyptian youth as a way to enhance connections to the labor market.  The scholarship program is supported by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and provides assistance for talented Egyptian students to earn degrees from Egyptian private universities in fields important for economic growth.




Last updated: May 30, 2017

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