Heba Gamal studied Global and International Studies with emphasis on Socioeconomics and Politics of the Middle East at the University of California at Santa Barbara. She has recently returned to Cairo after over a decade of living abroad to become the Managing Director at Endeavor Egypt, an organization aimed at building the capacity of high impact entrepreneurs.
Heba's work experience has given her the opportunity to travel and live in different places around the world, enabling her to interact and connect with different people of various backgrounds. During her time at Google, Inc., Heba was in charge of the search quality of the Middle East and North Africa. Heba's passion for international development and technology led her to serve as a Kiva.org Fellow in Beirut, Lebanon working with Kiva's Micro-finance institution partner on the ground. And more recently Heba was the Senior Manager of International Partnerships for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) at TechSoup Global, a technology non profit organization. Heba served on the boards of the Foundation for Sustainable Development and the Clarence Foundation.
Talking about the importance of what creates the core of Heba's world and career, connecting with people, she inspired the audience with this sincere heartfelt talk.