Painful experiences and challenges come to us all but it is through these opportunities that we build character and we grow...This is how my startup Diwama came to life to advance a greater cause.
Aya is a civil and environmental engineer by background with more than 6 years of experience in engineering and business development. Aya is one of the founders of Diwama and she is motivated by her mission to improve the lives of everyone everywhere by deploying technology for humanity and shaping a sustainable tomorrow. With her
"Building a dignified and prosperous future for the MENA region starts by investing boldly in the untapped potential of the youth in the region and accelerating regional integration efforts to counteract the challenges caused by economic and environmental factors, taking into account the long-term challenges of climate change."
Yasmein Abdelghany is an Egyptian education specialist and peace and sustainability advocate. She works with national, regional, and international organizations to achieve Sustainable Development Goals. Her journey with sustainability started Five years ago through her work focusing on SDG 4.7 which addresses education for sustainable development, especially climate education, and education for a culture of
Ahmed Elhadj Taieb is an environmental science student with a major in waste management, and is pursuing a Master's degree in environmental engineering after graduating from a Master's in Germany in sustainable management of water resources. Through his knowledge and experience, Ahmed was responsible for the creation of the first Tunisian fog catcher. He is
“With two consecutive COPs taking place in the MENA region, Egypt and the UAE have the opportunity to showcase how the COP-moment can accelerate climate action and create a regional roadmap for clean energy transition. The MENA region has never been in a better position to shape the future of climate action and build a pathway for a just energy transition.”
Mahmoud Abouelnaga is a Solutions Fellow at the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES) in Washington, DC. His work includes research and analysis of energy technologies as well as energy and environmental policies. His work also engages business representatives on clean energy and industrial strategy. He writes and communicates information on the overarching topic
Asrar Damdam is a scientist and entrepreneur who pursued her Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering with a focus on the Internet of Food. Asrar was awarded the L’Oréal-UNESCO “For Women in Science Middle East Young Talents” Award in 2020 for building a reconfigurable silicon electronic platform for heart-assistive devices, KAUST Research Excellence Award in