Who Is She


Personal information

Executive Director
Rania Fahmy

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Banati Foundation for Children In Street Situations


Graduate of Economics with Honors, American University in Cairo.
Camp Invention Program where kids are encouraged to think about creativity, innovation and invention through a series of modules, Baltimore, Maryland, 2005.
Training Workshops in the Hands-On Science Institute of Denver University, USA, 2001.


Civil Society
Children at risk

Work history

Executive Director, Banati Foundation for Children In Street Situations, 2010-Present.
Designer and Presenter of science and creative thinking workshops for children, Banati Foundation for trainees in NGOs and schools and their children, 2009-2010.
Designer, presenter of science and creative thinking workshops for school children and in special events and science fairs. 2000-2009.
Freelance Economic, Business, and Legal Writer, Researcher, Editor and Translator, 1991-2001.
Chief Editor of Business Monthly Magazine of the American Chamber of Commerce in Egypt from 1988-2001.
Productions and works: 
Designed and presented workshops in over 1500 venues in Egypt and abroad.
Presented 75 TV episodes in Channel 2, 2003-2004.


Banati was awarded first prize in the Stars Impact Award for Africa and the Middle East Region. See more at: www.starsfoundation.org.uk/programmes/impact-awards#sthash.3ANJfP2C.dpuf
Banati was also one of three finalists in the Larissa Award 2014.
Best Woman in Non Profit Organizations in 2014 by the AmCham MENA Council (Middle East and North Africa)
She was honored by the Minister of Social Solidarity, 2015.