The World’s 100 Most Powerful Arab Women
Mon 03 Mar 2014 03:25 AM
Anissa Hassouna
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Anissa Hassouna

Industry: Culture and society

Company: Magdi Yacoub Foundation

Designation: Executive director

Country: Egypt

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.

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