Heba El Sewedy
Founder & Chairwoman, Ahl Masr Foundation
Dr. Heba El Sewedy is the founder and chairwoman of “Ahl Masr Foundation,” the first non-profit organization of its kind in the Middle-East and Africa dedicated to treating, preventing and researching trauma and burn injuries With the increase in number of injuries during the 25th of Jan 2011 events, ElSewedy compassionately cared for the injured in Egypt, taking the responsibility of treating 4000 victims. Her generosity was not limited to Egypt, but during the Libyan revolution she also helped the injured in Libya, along with looking after the martyrs’ families in Egypt. In 2013, Heba ElSewedy decided to establish “Ahl Masr Foundation”, to be the first and largest NGO of its kind in the Middle-East and Africa dedicated to treating, preventing and researching trauma and burn injuries. In 2016, shortly after establishing the foundation, El Sewedy started building “Ahl Masr Hospital”, to be the first specialized non-profitable hospital and research center for the treatment and care of burns in the Middle East and Africa.