Friday, April 16,  2021
Mohamed El Dahshan

Mohamed El Dahshan is an award-winning writer and journalist. He is currently a consultant in international development, working with several international and national organizations, think tanks and research centres.


Dahshan specializes in private sector development, investment promotion and entrepreneurship. His work has been published in Foreign Policy, the New York Times, the New Yorker, the Guardian, Al-Masry Al-Youm, among many others. Dahshan is holds a B.A. in Economics and Political Science from Cairo University, a M.A. in International Economic Relations from SciencesPo and a M.A. in Public Administration in International Development from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government.


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An open letter to Dr. Mohamed ElBaradei

I have the greatest respect and admiration for you. We can never forget that it was your courage and foresight that called for change and a transition...  Continue Reading

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Mish Fahem?

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