Learning from Cairo Acknowledgments:

Organizing Committee
Omar Nagati, CLUSTER
Beth Stryker, CLUSTER
Magda Mostafa, Department of Construction and Architectural Engineering, AUC

Advisory Committee
Khaled Abdel Halim, School of Global Affairs and Public Policy, AUC and Takamol
May Al-Ibrashy, Megawra
Nabeel Elhady, Cairo University
Mohamed Elshahed, Cairobserver
Kareem Ibrahim, Takween ICD; Tadamun: Cairo Urban Solidarity Initiative
Yahia Shawkat, Shadow Ministry of Housing
Dina Shehayeb, Shehayeb Consult

Program Coordinators
Joseph Audeh, CLUSTER
Nada Nafeh, AUC

Logistical Team
Amy Arif, Hanaa Gad, Ahmad Kadry, Miran Mohamed, Yasmina Taha, CLUSTER
Salma El-Lakany, AUC

Thanks to
Mohamed Abou-Zeid, Nadine Beshir, Nathanial Bowditch, Jennifer Bremer,
Salma Ellakany, Bruce Ferguson, Ayman Ismail, Khaled Nassar
Thanks to Lina Attalah and Mada Masr  for their excellent work translating
and preparing subtitles for the videos, and effectively coming to the rescue.

Learning from Cairo Website
Design: Ahmad Kadry, CLUSTER
Video editing: Marwa Morsy, AUC
Web development: Shehab Hassan

With support from
The Ford Foundation and the American University in Cairo
Department of Construction and Architectural Engineering, School of Sciences and Engineering
School of Humanities and Social Sciences
School of Global Affairs and Public Policy
School of Business
The Architecture Students Association (AA)

Additional Sponsorship by


In collaboration with

cairoobserver megawra shadow shehayeb takween takamol