Kareem Khaled Hassan
Young Climate Activist BENAA Foundation, Zewail University of Science and Technology

 Kareem Hassan is an international innovation expert and sustainability entrepreneur. He is currently the Director of Youth and Innovation at the Global Institute for Water, Environment, and Health (GIWEH), and the managing director of "BENAA Foundation" which aims at building the capacities of the youth to buildup sustainable WASH projects in Egypt. He is also a lecturer and researcher at Zewail University for Science and Technology. 

He got his Bachelor of Agricultural and Biological Engineering at Ain Shams University (Egypt), M.Sc. of Environmental Engineering at the American University in Cairo, and Project Management Program in the field of sustainable development at Cewas (Switzerland).

He worked as a researcher in the field of environmental engineering at King Saud University (Saudi Arabia), the University of Duisburg-Essen (Germany), The American University in Cairo, and Eawag - the Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology (Switzerland). 

Kareem has initiated and led more than 42 projects, including knowledge production, capacity building, appropriate innovation, and participatory implementation. In addition to founding and leading four enterprises in the fields of water, agriculture, sustainable architecture, and waste recycling

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