​Sarita Pierre reads her collection of poems at Alexandria’s French Cultural Institute

Reham El-Adawi , Tuesday 6 Dec 2022

Sarita Pierre
Sarita Pierre


American University in Cairo

New Cairo Campus

Moataz Al Alfi Hall

Thurs 8, 10am - 4pm: The AUC School of Business Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (CEI) strongly focuses on empowering women entrepreneurs using the social innovation approach. CEI is particularly interested in supporting potential female entrepreneurs to help reduce the gender gap in the Egyptian entrepreneurship ecosystem.
Thus, the main objective of Women’s Entrepreneurship Day is to celebrate stories of women entrepreneurs that drive economic expansion and advance communities around Egypt. The event will be interactive and filled with many activities and workshops, so come to celebrate this day to advocate for more significant support of women and to educate leaders on the social and economic benefits of women’s entrepreneurship. The day introduces among other women entrepreneurs: Dina Dash, CEO of DASH Management, Farah Wali, founder and owner of Maison, Sham Al Zahabi, founder of Dao Derma, May Abdel-Asim, Founder and CEO of What Women Want magazine, and Yasmine Helal, founder of Educate Me. 



Tahrir Cultural Centre (TCC) 

AUC’s Tahrir Campus, Al-Sheikh Rihan St, off Tahrir Square, Tel 02 2615 2694/01280009077

Main Garden

Thurs 8 (open to the public every day from 10am to 8pm): AUC Bookstores, in collaboration with AUC Tahrir Cultural Center, are hosting the very first AUC Christmas Bazaar and the AUC Tahrir Bookstore Book Fair.

Oriental Hall

Mon 12, 6.30-8pm: “Taking Stock of COP27” discussion is on exploring the main climate gains made through COP27 and ways of translating them into just climate action. The talk features Mohamed Nasr, Director of the Climate and Sustainable Development Department at the 

Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and Hussein Abaza, senior advisor at the Egyptian Minister of Environment. 



French Cultural Institute 

30 Al Nabi Danial St, Mahatet Misr, Alexandria, Tel 03 3913435/3918952

Massignon Hall

Sun 11, 6pm: An encounter with poet and Senghor University’s student Sarita Cynthia Pierre, to present her collection of poems titled, Fragments d'Haïti et autres poèmes. The first part of the poems is embodied as a poignant witness to the reality of Haïti on themes of patriotism, and natural disaster. 

*A version of this article appears in print in the 8 December, 2022 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly

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