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AUC Awards 13 Alumni at 2022 Alumni Awards Ceremony

June 20, 2022

From entrepreneurial giants and athletes to the young superstars powering our favorite startups, thirteen alumni were awarded at AUC's 2022 Alumni Awards Ceremony last week. 

The ceremony, hosted by AUC's Office of Alumni Engagement, was the first awards ceremony since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic.

“We take pride in your professional and personal achievements, whether in your career and interest areas or community service,” said President Ahmed Dallal, as he welcomed alumni and their guests. “You embody AUC’s impact on Egypt, the region and the world.”

Distinguished Alumni Award

Offered to alumni who embody the ideals, academic standards and principles of the liberal arts education at AUC. Because of their outstanding record of leadership and significant contributions to their professional fields and the community, AUC holds them in high esteem.

Ahmed Ismail '97 Chief Executive Officer, Majid Al Futtaim Properties, UAE
Ahmed Ismail '93

Mohamed Shelbaya '90 CEO of PepsiCo Egypt Group
Mohamed Shelbaya '90

Distinguished Alumni Award in Memoriam

Given in recognition of alumni who created a lasting legacy in their professional and personal lives and shall forever be remembered by the AUC community. 

Khaled Bichara '93 | Received by his wife, Marianne Simaika '94
Khaled Bichara


Ahmed Helmy '97 | Received by his wife, Yasmine Mahdy '98
Yasmine Mahdy '98

Distinguished Alumni Volunteers Award

Given to alumni whose dedication and unprecedented contributions to their community and AUC embody the spirit of leadership and devotion to service.

Manal Hassan '90 DPL '08 |Group Chief Sustainability Officer & Vice President, Elsewedy Electric 
Manal Hassan

Raghda El Ebrashi '04 '07 | Founder and Chairperson, Alashanek Ya Balady and Head of Management & Organization Department, The German University in Cairo
Raghda El Ebrashi '04 '07

Distinguished Alumni Athletes Award

Given to alumni who represented AUC or Egypt in national or international sports events and personified AUC’s tradition as an environment that fosters excellence.

Omar El Borolossy '00 President & Managing Director, ElBorolossy Squash Academy
Omar El Borolossy '00

Sherif El Saket '93 Chief Commercial Officer, B-Tech
Sherif El Saket '93

Alumni Entrepreneurs Under 40 Award

Recognizes young alumni who have succeeded in finding creative solutions to the challenges facing Egypt, the region and the world — and have positively influenced the world of business.

Alain El Hajj '15, Islam Shawky '15, Mostafa Menessy '16 Co-Founders, Pay Mob 
Paymob Co-founders

Hadeer Shalaby '11 Managing Director, Talabat
Hadeer Shalaby '11

Mohamed Aboulnaga '09 Co- Founder and Chief Business Officer, Halan

Mohamed Aboulnaga '09