Tag: egypt


Aisha Taymur- Ottoman Era Poet and Feminist Then

Aisha Taymur was an Ottoman era poet and feminist. She was born in Cairo to a Turkish father, who was part of the royal entourage, and Circassian mother. She was interested in learning to read and write, despite her mothers objections...

Read More


Radwa Rostom, Engineer/ Social Entrepreneur- Cairo, Egypt Now

Radwa Rostom is a young civil engineer who is the founder of “Hand Over”, a social enterprise that works to provide sustainable, resilient and affordable housing units for low-income families in Egypt while empowering local residents and providing training for architecture...

Read More