About The Speaker
Dr. Nevine Abdelkhalek
Dr. Nevine Abd Elkhalek holds a charter manager status with the Charter Management Institute at the UK. As well as a PhD in Human Resources and has a vast experience in the field of Education for Development and Continuing Education as she started her career in Education through her postgraduate studies in Boston University and teaching in the Edward Devotion School in Brookline, Boston. She worked for over 22 years with the development programs provided by the Canadian Fund, the USAID and the EU which made her have a first-hand experience with the actual needs of the deprived communities in Egypt. Dr. Abdelkhalek was also the Team Leader that put together the foundation and the presidential decree of the Professional Academy for Teachers in 2008. Dr. Abdelkhalek assumed different posts in her career and is currently the Vice President of ECG Engineering Consultants Group in Egypt. Among her achievements is the design and development of the Professional Academy for Teachers and the initiation of two main sustainable projects; One in Upper Egypt in the field of Illiteracy “Eliminating the Sources of Illiteracy” and also University To Work (UTW) and School To Work (STW) Initiatives. She has also lately supported the initiation of UNICEF and Rotary District 2451 - Egypt - "Water for Life" Project that is being implemented in Upper Egypt since 2013. Dr. Abdelkhalek was the organizing committee chair of the 1st Water Summit with the Rotary & UNICEF that was Under the Auspices of The Prime Minister H E. Eng. Ibrahim Mehleb in June 2014 entitled Water is Life. Beside this she was the organizing chair of Egypt Tour of The greatest Meal to End Polio and End Polio Flame during the World Tour. Among her achievements also the organization of the round table of Investment in Upper Egypt in Summer of 2015 focusing on Assiut and Sohag with the Egyptian Businessmen Association (EBA) as well as “Made in Egypt” Forum & Exhibition for Sohag Ethnic products. Dr. Abdelkhalek has always been known as the Philanthropist among her family, friends and colleagues from a very young age. She was elected lately as the Chair of the American University School of Continuing Education Advisory Board of 2015 – 2017 and had chaired the same board before during (2009-2012). In the same time she assumed the responsibilities of Treasurer of Hope Village for street children from 2008 to 2011). The chair of the CSR committee of the Egyptian Businessmen Association in Cairo and She is currently the chair of the Board of Trustees of The Egyptian European organization for training & development (EEOTD), In her capacity as EBA CSR committee chair she organised the First Seminar on " Accessibility and its role in employment opportunities for citizens with disability" as well as the organization of the Economic Forum in Upper Egypt entitled, Investment in Upper Egypt: Opportunities and Challenges. Beside this Dr. Abdelkhalek is leading, as EEOTD Chairman, the training for employment initiative in cooperation with the Ministry of Urban Renewal and Informal Settlements. Dr. Abdelkhalek led presentations at different International Education conferences like TESOL in the USA, the UK and Spain and several Rotary District Seminars and PETS and Zone Institute and three Rotary International Conventions and is a Rotary Leadership Institute faculty. Furthermore she is both a Benefactor and a Major Donor. She received numerable awards at the district level that included the District Governor citation in 2010-2011 and at the RI Level received the Avenues of Service Citation in 2010 and in 2013 - 2014. She has also received the Shield of the Red Sea Governorate for her efforts as recognition from the Red Sea Governor in October 2014. Dr. Nevine Abdelkhalek has recently chaired in January 2016 the Egypt District Vocational Seminar in Soma Bay that focused on Sustainable, Integrated vocational service projects and youth preparation for the workplace. Dr. Abdelkhalek has also chaired Egypt Projects Summit: Building Future Egypt, a 2 day conference organized by ECG Engineering Consultants Group and Arab German for Exhibitions and Publishing (AGEX) during the period from February 18-19, 2016.