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Ehaab Abdou

MENA Development Marketplace

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Ehaab leads the MENA Development Marketplace program at WBI which currently focuses on Egypt. Prior to joining WBI, he was advisor to the Middle East Youth Initiative at the Brookings Institution where he helped develop and lead a research and policy social entrepreneurship program. He is author and co-author of several publications including the report "Social Entrepreneurship in the Middle East: Toward Sustainable Development for the Next Generation" (Brookings, 2010) and "A Practitioner's Guide for Social Entrepreneurs in Egypt and the Arab Region" (American University in Cairo, 2010). In 2004, he was selected as an Ashoka fellow. Over the past 15 years he helped found and lead the Egyptian NGOs Nahdet El Mahrousa, Fat’het Kheir and Federation of Egyptian Youth NGOs as well as the Ana Masry band and foundation.