Who Is She

Anissa Hassouna
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Personal information

Member of the Egyptian Parliament
Anissa Hassouna

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Languages

Arabic
English

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Education

Bachelor’s degree in Economics and Political Science.

Competences

Economics
Politics
Diplomacy

Work history

Jobs: 
Member of the Egyptian Parliament.
Founder and Chairperson of "Enlightened Egypt Foundation".
Executive Director of (Sir) Magdi Yacoub Heart Foundation, previously.
Political Adviser to the Chairman of the Information and Decision Support Center of the Egyptian Cabinet, previously.
Honorary office and memberships: 
Member of the Executive Council of the “Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs”.
Member of Global Women, USA.
Member of 1000 Women for Peace, Switzerland.
Productions and works: 
She is a contributor to the book In the Wake of the Arab Spring – Conflict and Cooperation in the Middle East, Sverre Lodgaard (Editor), Norway: Scandinavian Academic Press, September 2013.

Awards

Distinctions: 
The first woman to be elected on the Board of the Egyptian Council for Foreign Affairs where she is currently the Vice-Chair.
In 2014, She was named on the annual list of the Arabian Business and CEO Middle East magazine as one of the "World's 100 Most Powerful Arab Women".