Work
Experience

Dec 2019 - Present

Animatex Animation Festival

Founder & Director

Ideation, proposal writing, business development, event organization, web development, festival programming, media and communication, social media, publicity, content creation, logistics and everything in between.

Aug 2019 - Present

Ultra Egypt

Operations Specialist

Scouting, routesetting, trailmarking, logistics planning and supervising races and ultramarathons in multiple destinations in Egypt.

Apr 2017 - Present

Wild Guanabana

Adventure Leader

Designing and leading hikes, climbs and adventure activities for adults in Egypt, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Morocco and other countries. 

Apr 2017 - Present

Muricata Camps

Facilitator & Camp Leader

Designing and leading camps, trips, hikes, climbs and races for children and teens with a holistic educational approach.

Sep 2017 - Aug 2020

Wild Guanabana

Journeys Specialist

Researching new destinations and adventure activities, constructing itineraries, contacting local and international suppliers, budgeting and forecasting, marketing and selling trips, customer support and assistance through email, phone and meetings, managing and keeping finances and coordinating with other departments such as marketing and design.

Sep 2017 - Nov 2017

Nile Kayak Club

Kayak Leader 

Briefed, lead and rescued multiple kayaking rides for small and large groups on the Nile.

Education

2009 - 2016

Faculty of Engineering, Cairo University

B.Sc. in Chemical Engineering

1996 - 2009

Nile Kangaroo Language School

General Secondary Certificate

Courses

Nov 2017

3 Days

Wilderness First Aid Course

SOLO Schools - Sinai

Dec 2017

8 Sessions

Basic Drawing Course

Nayzak Animation School - Cairo

Apr 2018

10 Sessions

Digital Painting Course

Nayzak Animation School - Cairo

Oct 2018

10 Sessions

Book Illustration Course

Nayzak Animation School - Cairo

Sep 2018

3 Days

Urban Permaculture Course

Feed Initiative Egypt - Alexandria

Jan 2019

10 Days

Earth Building Workshop

HandOver - Siwa

Mar 2019

4 Days

Sailing Basics Course

Red Sea Sails - El Gouna

Mar 2019

8 Sessions

Music Production Course

Darb 1718 - Cairo

Mar 2019

1 Day

Pottery & Mosaic Making Workshops 

Darb 1718 - Cairo

Sep 2018

4 Levels

Music Theory Course

Arteeqa Music House - Cairo

Feb 2019

8 Sessions

Piano Course

Arteeqa Music House - Cairo

Skills & Other Experiences

  • Volunteering in medical convoys in Sinai & Upper Egypt with Ibrahim Badran Foundation

  • Volunteering in farms and camps in Sinai

  • Volunteering in church service for 10 years for kids and teens. Researching, creating, curating and implementing content and activities and events for more than 500 kids, and managing, organizing, supervising and leading more than 100 volunteers.

  • Designing various logos, posters, flyers and banners for different events and initiatives.

  • Writing, acting in and directing many sketches and videos of different genres.

  • Voice-over artist in multiple videos, animations, puppet shows and theatrical plays.

  • Music and script consultant for dubbing videos and songs.

  • Composing lyrics and music for multiple songs for theatre.

  • Writing scenario and script, designing backgrounds and characters and animating and directing a couple of traditional and digital 2D animations.

  • Performing Disney songs live on stage for two consecutive years (2016, 2017) in the New Year concert in Cairo Opera House, the small hall.

  • Solo backpacking in Turkey and France

  • Paragliding, Biking, Kayaking, SUPing, Windsurfing, Rock Climbing, Walking.

  • Reading, Writing, Cooking, Planting, Photography, Cats & Dogs.

Software

  • Adobe Suite ( Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere, Audition, After Effects, Acrobat)

  • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)

  • Google Suite

  • Inkscape

  • Audition, Garageband

  • iMovie, Movie Maker

  • Tupi, Pencil2D