- Age: 27
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We, young people, are promoting the future's leading ideas, such as supporting a basic universal income, empowering women to become leaders in totally male-dominated positions, and encouraging diverse and multi-cultural communities. We would like to have a chance. We would like to be heard.
- Amr Ramadan
Amr is a climate advocate, a social entrepreneur and YouTuber from the working class. He received a Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy as a first-generation college student. Amr studied civic engagement at Bard College, New York, and attended many study visits with Erasmus+ in 9 European countries.
He is now serving as the founder and CEO of a social enterprise called Empower Hub. He is also the founder of the Facebook community “Empower 2030 Leaders Hub” with +25K active members. Through this community, they implemented projects with different international organizations such as Women Deliver and the British Council.
Moreover, Amr was honored the Best Peacebuilder Award from Global Peace Chain at the Global Peace Summit Dubai. The International Monetary Fund selected Amr to serve in its 2020 Youth Fellowship among 30 young leaders under 30, selected out of 4,200 applicants. Furthermore, he was part of the COP27 Youth Taskforce, planning and designing activities to youth at the Youth and Children Pavilion.
Finally, Amr is a public speaker as he provided 4 TEDx talks and 50+ mega-event talks. He has +100K subscribers on YouTube and +100K followers on Facebook.
What ignited your pursuit for gender equality?
I used to write posts on Facebook about gender stereotypes and toxic masculinity. I used to give speeches in mega-events about the same issues. I post videos about scholarships for women on my YouTube, and the first video for was about a girl who traveled the US, promoting her as a success story.
Please share your biggest wins as an advocate for gender equality.
Thanks to three Small Grants from Women Deliver, I was able to train 50 young feminist leaders on intersectional advocacy and they reached 1000 other young leaders communicating with each other through a Facebook group called Empower Women Leaders Hub. My team and I hosted one of the biggest conferences called the Women Leaders Conference gathering professors, government officials, parliament members, social media influencers, gender and climate activists, and young leaders to support the higher representation of women in the Egyptian Parliament.
Outside of your gender equality advocacy work, what do you enjoy doing?
I am Youtuber with 125K+ subscribers and 150+ high quality Videos. I love creating videos and posting on social media. I love also networking with new people and attending events and retreats.
- Arabic (Advanced/Native)
- English (Advanced/Fluent)
- French (Beginner)
- peaceful coexistence through diverse communities and interfaith dialogue
- youth leadership in civic engagement and building mass movements
- fighting against gender stereotypes and toxic masculinity