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AFF 2023 Annual Meeting

September 11, 2023 - September 13, 2023

Our 2023 Annual Meeting was three days packed with engaging panels and workshops featuring experts and changemakers from across the world of Arab philanthropy, all passionate about finding ways to make giving more efficient, effective, and impactful.

If you didn’t manage to get your ticket to this year’s event, don’t worry, you can catch up on all of the plenary sessions at this link.

Watch our gathering of esteemed speakers cover timely and urgent issues facing the sector today, such as:

  • The future of Arab philanthropy in 2040
  • Can green jobs drive employment?
  • The intersection of philanthropy, fragility, and the role of the private sector
  • Ways to expand trust-based philanthropy in the region
  • And how to leverage climate solutions for sustainable development

You’ll hear from many of philanthropy’s leading voices, including:

  • Mr. Abdullah Saleh Kamel, Chairman, Saleh Abdullah Kamel Humanitarian Foundation
  • Badr Jafar, CEO, Crescent Enterprises; Founder, Pearl Initiative
  • HH Princess Nouf bint Muhammad, CEO, King Khalid Foundation
  • Dr. Ghada Barsoum, Chair, Public Policy & Administration Dept. at AUC
  • Rani Halloun, CEO and Co-Founder, Auura
  • Dana Erekat, CEO, Whyise
  • Noura Selim, Executive Director, Sawiris Foundation for Social Development
  • Mohsen Sarhan, CEO, The Egyptian Food Bank
  • Muna Abbas, CEO, The Asfari Foundation
  • Dina El Mofty, Founder and Chair, INJAZ Egypt

If you’d rather catch the highlights, watch the video here.

With thanks to our Annual Meeting supporters, partners and co-hosts:

Platinum Supporter: The Saleh Abdullah Kamel Humanitarian Foundation (SAKHF)
Diamond Supporter: Sawiris Foundation for Social Development
Gold Supporter: Crescent Enterprises
Gold Supporter: Ford Foundation
Co-host: King Khalid Foundation
Hosting partner: The John D. Gerhart Center for Philanthropy, Civic Engagement & Responsible Business at AUC
Knowledge partner: Alliance
Knowledge partner: afikra
Knowledge Partner: Philanthropy Age


September 11, 2023
September 13, 2023
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AUC Campus, Cairo, Egypt


Arab Foundations Forum
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