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Mission Director Sherry F. Carlin, Minister of Planning Professor Hala El Saied, Minister for Local Development Dr. Hesham El Sherif, and Beheira Governor Nadia Ahmed Abdou cut the ribbon at the newly remodeled Citizen Service Center
August 29, 2017

U.S. and Egyptian government officials inaugurated newly refurbished and modernized Citizen Service Centers in Abu Hummos, Kafr El Dawar, and Damanhour.  These one-stop shops for government services were upgraded through cooperation between the U.S. Agency for International Development, the Beheira Governorate, and the Ministry of Planning, Monitoring and Administrative Reform.

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) high school graduates from Maadi and 6th October City celebrate during their graduation ceremony.
August 21, 2017

The U.S. government, working in cooperation with the Egyptian Ministry of Education, answered President Sisi’s recent call for a greater focus on science and technology education with a graduation ceremony on Sunday, August 20 for students from the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) high schools in Maadi and 6th October City.

Participants in the Workforce Improvement and Skills Enhancement (WISE) project’s training stand in front of their model city.
August 17, 2017

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and Egypt’s Ministry of Education and Technical Education (MOETE) brought together in Luxor this week 600 Egyptian technical school teachers and administrators from 28 schools to highlight the Workforce Improvement and Skills Enhancement (WISE) project’s efforts to link Egyptian students with the workforce and private sector jobs.

August 14, 2017

Egyptian and U.S. government officials announced the successful completion of a project to improve efficiency and responsiveness of public services in Egypt.  The Effective Planning and Services project was implemented by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) in coordination with Egypt’s Ministry of Planning, Ministry of Local Development, and the Central Agency for Organization and Administration.

USAID/Egypt Mission Director Sherry F. Carlin with the 52 women HEI MBA graduates at their graduation event.
July 18, 2017

Cairo - In a ceremony held July 18, senior U.S. Embassy and Government of Egypt officials welcomed back to Egypt 52 outstanding women scholars who recently completed Master of Business Administration (MBA) programs at premier universities in the United States.  Selected from throughout Egypt, the women received scholarships for the two-year MBA program through the joint U.S.-Egypt Higher Education Initiative (HEI).

"Today we congratulate the first MBA graduates of the U.S.-Egypt Higher Education Initiative scholarship program," said USAID/Egypt Mission Director Sherry F. Carlin.  "These graduates join the hundreds of USAID scholarship and program participants who are making a difference in Egypt.  The Higher Education Initiative is a multi-year investment in Egypt's future, but the impact can last a lifetime."

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Last updated: February 01, 2018

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