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Month: November 2021

Yale Student heads Clean Energy Start-up in Egypt

Since 2015, Deena Mousa (JE ‘20) has served as the founder and head of Shamsina, a solar energy start-up operating in Egypt. “Shamsina looks to provide solar-powered water heaters to Egyptian communities with insufficient or limited access to alternative power sources.” “Mousa started the company along with her sister after observing that many residents of …

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Meet the 100 Arab start-ups shaping the Fourth Industrial Revolution

The World Economic Forum and the Bahrain Economic Development Board (EDB) have partnered and selected 100 Arab start-ups shaping the Fourth Industrial Revolution in 2019. This builds on the success of the initiative, which began in 2017. The entrepreneurs will benefit from a tailored programme where they discuss the future of their industries with government and business leaders …

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10 start-ups that are helping to change the Arab world

Entrepreneurship is booming across the Middle East and North Africa. In 2018, $900 million was invested across the region in 386 deals, an increase of 31% in total funding in 2017, according to a report released ahead of the World Economic Forum on the Middle East and North Africa, which is taking place in Jordan on …

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President’s Innovation Challenge taps students’ ingenuity

Twenty-five finalists named, will be awarded prizes totaling $510,000 in virtual ceremony   developing a device that can provide continuous ventilation to patients, affordable solar technologies, and real-time incentives for healthier lifestyles are just three of the 25 projects named finalists in the 2020 President’s Innovation Challenge, the Harvard Innovation Labs announced today. The annual …

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EGYPTIAN SOLAR HEATER STARTUP SHAMSINA RECOGNISED IN HARVARD PRESIDENT’S INNOVATION CHALLENGE

Created by sisters Deena and Sarah Mousa, Shamsina’s low-cost solar heaters were named as one of the top five finalists in the challenge’s Social Impact or Cultural Innovation track in a virtual prize ceremony earlier this week. We talk to the young innovators to find out more.     It was while volunteering in some …

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طالبتان مصريتان تطوران سخانات المياه بالطاقة الشمسية للفئات الفقيرة

مستقبل الطاقة الشمسية في الوطن العربي يونيو 11, 2020 أسست الأختان دينا وسارة موسى شركة «شمسنا» في القاهرة، وهي شركة ناشئة تُنتِج سخانات مياه شمسية بأسعار مناسبة لجميع الفئات، في خطوة مبتكرة تُعزز الاعتماد على الطاقة النظيفة وتُسهِم في إحياء الصناعة المحلية في مصر. وقالت سارة موسى مؤسسة الشركة في حوار خاص مع مرصد المستقبل «هدفنا الرئيس في شمسنا …

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Jordan 2017 – Transforming Energy

Shifts in the global energy architecture and recent energy reforms are redefining the region’s social contract and driving the development of more resilient portfolios. How can energy assets be deployed productively to shape a sustainable future? · Majid Jafar, Chief Executive Officer, Crescent Petroleum, United Arab Emirates · Sami Khoreibi, Chief Executive Officer, Enviromena Power …

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Universal access to energy is a major challenge for the Arab world. Here’s why

As home to some of the world’s top energy suppliers, the Arab world is often associated with energy wealth. Saudi Arabia, Iraq, the United Arab Emirates and Kuwait are listed among the top 10 global oil producers. While Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Algeria, the United Arab Emirates, and Egypt are counted among the top 20 global …

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