The virtual event ENGAGEx Cairo will explore challenges and opportunities for Science Engagement in the Middle-East and North-Africa region (MENA) region, and engage the public, scientists, educators, journalists together on using Science Communication and Engagement in a diversity of careers.

As a special highlight, the team of The FunLab will perform The Wonders of Science Show!

The event is organised and moderated by Mohamed Daoud, 2020 Engage Winner and the Manager of the FunLab in Egypt, and Science Communication Officer at the American University in Cairo. The event is co-hosted by Falling Walls Engage. 



  • Dr. Jauad El Kharraz (Morocco), Head of Research, Middle East Desalination Research Center (MEDRC)
  • Dr. Eslam Hussein (Egypt), Senior Scientist at Microbiotix and the founder of virolvlog
  • Dr. Rana Dajani (Jordan/Palestine), President of the Society for Advancement of Science and Technology in the Arab World (SASTA) and full-time professor at Hashemite University
  • Dr. Layla Al-Musawi (Kuwait), Program Manager at the Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences
  • Eng. Lamiaa Nail (Egypt), Senior Learning Design Specialist at San3a Tech and co founder& Head of content in Arab Science Week
  • Dr. Mohamed Elsonbaty (Egypt), Freelance Science Journalist and Science Communication Trainer and Consultant, Co-founder of Arab Forum of Science Media and Communication

The event will be both available in Arabic and English.


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