AUC raised more than $350,000 at the second benefit dinner under the theme Innovation, Entrepreneurship and the New Egypt with net proceeds supporting scholarships.
Benefit Dinner 2012
As the world sets sights on post-revolution Egypt as an emerging power in the Arab world, economic resurgence becomes a key target for Egyptians across the globe. Building on this premise, AUC hosted its second annual Benefit Dinner under the theme of Innovation, Entrepreneurship and the New Egypt. During the event, Perihan Abou-Zeid ’09, co-founder and communications director of Qabila Media Productions, and Mustafa Abdel-Wadood ’91, chief executive officer of Abraaj Capital Limited, were presented with AUC’s Distinguished Alumni Award. The third award was given to the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women program and was accepted on behalf of John F.W. Rogers, executive vice president of Goldman Sachs, who gave up his award to Sayeda el Kot, a graduate of the program and manager of Black Horse for Services.