Rofida is one of the winners of the 2019 Young ChangemakHERs Transformative Journey and Competition. She has been actively working on shifting community mindsets in Cairo to raise awareness about the importance of First Aid by increasing people's access to training. Despite the challenges in 2020, she continued expanding her initiative by using her changemakHER's abilities to innovate, adapt and find new solutions. Learn more on how she has been adapting her work and how she experienced the Transformative Journey and Competition through this interview.
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How might social entrepreneurship contribute to a more competitive economy in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), while promoting sustainable development, social justice and equity?
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How social enterprises can serve as an example for tackling heritage regeneration
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In May 2018, Ashoka Arab World convened 11 Fellows from the Arab World and Africa for a training on how to tell their stories of social change.
Ashoka Arab World in the Eyes of Its Fellows
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In January 2017, Ashoka Arab World convened 10 Fellows for a retreat in Fayoum, Egypt, where they had the opportunity to reflect on their place in the Fellowship Community.
Ashoka Arab World Fellow Dr. Abla Al Alfy organized the kickoff event of "Ibn al Badry," a year-long campaign to advocate for the reduction of prematurity in Egypt.