18th of december, 2022 - auc tahrir campus 9:30am TO 5:30PM

Creating space for expanding our dialogue on leveraging private sector impact for sustainable and inclusive growth

01 panel discussion
Re-imagining Capitalism:
the Journey to Shared Value Creation

How can we create more sustainable companies? Leverage capital to effect change on the social, environmental and economic levels? What are the obstacles we face? What changes are taking place in this field today?

Speakers:

● Mr. Mohamed El Kalla - CIRA
● Ms. Sina Hbous
● Dr. Alaa Idris - Nile University
● Ms. Nihal Sharara -ATC 
● Salma El-Sayeh - Moderation ATC

02 panel discussion-ewart HALL
Re-imagining Capital: Women's Access to VC

This discussion will focus on the challenges and practical suggestions female entrepreneurs can take to generate funds for their businesses. Insights from key stakeholders in the financial sector will be addressed through a gender lens.  

Speakers:

● Ms. Amal Enan - AUC
● Ms. Sara Enan - Venture Souq
● Mr. Mohamed Rahmy
● Ms. Habiba Helmy - Moderator
● Mr Mohamed Hussain - Acasia Ventures

03 panel discussion-ewart
Re-imagining our Economy: From Linear to Circular

A spectrum of models and opportunities for private sector players and eco-systems exist to help save wasted resources and multiply the environmental value of processes. Global and national agendas and initiatives are currently reshaping to facilitate and support green and circular practices.

Speakers:

● Mr. Ahmed Bastawy - Icealex
● Ms. Noha Elbalky - ECO-FEI
● Ms. Hana Safoury - El Dakatra Farms
● Mr. Ibrahim Ayoub - Acrow Building Products

04 workshop - Oriental Hall
Implementing Corporate Diversity: Practical Steps and Policies

An overview of the necessary steps a company is to take to become more gender diverse, including a brief presentation regarding quick wins, long-term objectives, and a toolkit for gender strategies.

Speakers & Facilitators:

●Ms. Karen Fanous - UN Women Egypt
● Ms. Dalia Hashish - IFC

● Ms. Salma Shukrallah
● Dr. Mohamed Waked 

05 workshop - Oriental Hall
Alternative Financing

This workshop is designed to inform SMEs of alternative financing options such as microfinance, financial leasing, and factoring. These alternative solutions can facilitate cash flow management and unlock SMEs growth.

Speakers:

● Mr. Ahmed Deif

06 WORKSHOP - Room 602, Hillhouse Building
Reimagining Growth: Opportunities and barriers to circular transformations

The focus of this workshop is for groups of practitioners, support bodies, and technical experts, in the high-impact fields of Agriculture, Textile, and Construction, to identify, discuss and attempt to resolve some of the barriers to circular transformation.

Speakers:

● Mr. Ahmed Bastawy - icealex
● Mr. Abdelrahman Fahmy    - YouThinkGreen


07 Guest Speech and Closing Remarks - Ewart Hall (Virtual)
MENA’s Roadmap to a More Inclusive and Resilient Growth Model

This discussion is specifically designed to give our audience a good understanding of the expected shifts expanded in light of sustainable development priorities, COP27 and COP28.

Speakers:

● H.E. Dr. Mahmoud Mohieldin -    UN Climate Change High-Level
   Champion for Egypt.

● Mr. Helmy Abouleish - SEKEM 
● Ms. Dina Sherif - ATC & MIT    Legatum    Center (Moderator)