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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.



CODEL at the Sphinx
October 18, 2016

Members of the United States House of Representatives Michael Conaway (R-TX), Ralph Abraham (R-LA), and Gwen Graham (D-FL) visited Egypt October 16-18, 2016, meeting with senior Government of Egypt officials and touring projects supported by the U.S. Agency for International Development. 

Minister of International Cooperation Dr. Sahar Nasr and USAID Mission Director Sherry F. Carlin deliver sewing machines.
October 17, 2016

Today, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission Director Sherry F. Carlin distributed sewing machines and household water well certificates to families affected by landmines in the Northwest Coast area.


Last updated: May 30, 2017

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