Industry: Culture and society
Company: Magdi Yacoub Foundation
Designation: Executive director
Anissa Hassouna, the executive director of Magdi Yacoub’s Foundation, is a lecturer at both the Diplomatic Institute and the Banking Institute in Cairo. She started her career as a diplomat at the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs followed by the Council of Arab Economic Unity; the League of Arab States then at Misr Iran Development Bank as assistant general manager and lastly the director general of Egypt’s International Economic Forum. Hassouna is also the vice president of the board of the Egyptian Organization for Human Rights.