Forbes just released its special edition celebrating the work and the innovation of 30 Arabs who are under the age of 30. And it’s with great pride to announce seven of our own, Egyptians who excelled in various fields such as fashion, sports and, have been featured in this list.
1- Nour El Sherbini
Nour El Sherbini is a professional Squash player who won the 2018-2019 PSA World Squash Championship as well as the three times world champion. All of that only at the age of 23.
2- Michael Farid
Michael Farid is a 27-year-old who is the CEO and co-founder of a creative invention. Alongside fellow MIT graduates, he was able to invent a self-cleaning robotic kitchen, designed to prepare an entire meal in less than three minutes and called it SPYCE.
3- Aya and Mounaz Abdel Raouf
Two sisters who share a common passion for fashion and design, these two sisters introduced the world to their self-made brand ‘Okhtein’ which is worn all over the world by celebrities such as Gigi Hadid and Emma Watson
4- Mohamed Salah
No need for an introduction, and certainly not a surprise that Mohamed Salah is featured in this list. The 26 years old football super-star has achieved popularity not only with the Arab world but internationally as well.
5- Omar Gabr and Moataz Soliman
The duo launched their app Instabug back in 2012 when they were still students at Cairo University. The app allows its users to run a background on an app, allowing users to send their feedback or bugs instantly, simply by shaking the devices.
Mohamed Shorbagy is also a professional Squash player who was ranked at the 1st place while only being 23 years old. Then he once again gained the spotlight in 2018 when he made a huge comeback.
7- Naguib Sawiris
Naguib Sawiris is the founder of “Yup Technologies“, which is a platform that allows students to access tutoring services through their phones. This app also works vice-versa, allowing the tutors themselves to help students based on their separate needs.