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DEDI TALKS: Women in Leadership – Tales from Denmark and Egypt

June 23, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


We are excited to invite you to the knowledge-sharing event DEDI Talks: Women in Leadership – Tales from Denmark and Egypt on June 23rd from 6:00PM to 8:00 PM at Swiss Club Garden. All precautionary measures related to COVID-19 are taken in consideration.


The session will shed the light on the journeys women in leadership positions take during their career path to reach their positions. Danish and Egyptian women will talk about the challenges they have been facing on the personal and professional level in their journey, and share their experiences.


Each speaker will give a short inspirational talk, followed by Q&As and leading up to a final lively discussion. The session will be moderated by Shahd Rashed, Europe, Middle East, and Africa Digital Strategist at IBM



Sara Aziz (𝗘𝗴𝘆𝗽𝘁) – Founder and CEO of Safe Egypt


Youmna AbdelAziz (Egypt) – Head of Experimentation at United Nations Development Program (UNDP) Accelerator Lab

 Julie Arnfred Bojesen (Denmark) – Head of Secretariat at the Danish Foreign Policy Society

Katrine Damgaard (𝗗𝗲𝗻𝗺𝗮𝗿𝗸) – Head of Engagement, Nordic Development Corporation.


Marianne Dige Svenningsen (Denmark)- Public Affairs Manager in the political member organisation STRING



The event will be in both Arabic and English.



The event is open for everyone. Just sign up through the following link:


Deadline: June 19th at 11.59 PM.

Please note: You will receive an email or a phone call to confirm your registration.



DEDI Talks & Events is a series of knowledge-sharing events. Throughout the year, DEDI will line up a series of inspirational speakers from Egypt and Denmark to share their experiences on a chosen topic, followed by Q&As and lively discussions.


Read more about our panel in the Facebook event.