Our Affiliates

 

Noura Bishay

 

Noura Bishay, An Architect from Egypt who has a passion to design spaces that inspires, heals and empower the community. She received her master’s degree in Architecture from the NewSchool of Architecture and Design. Her thesis “The Green Network” has received the SDAPA Academic Award. Ms. Bishay combines compassion with art to design and create spaces that matter. She was nominated for the AIA Student Awards. She also got qualified for the AIA Film Challenge for her Park to Bay Project. ​ Ms. Bishay finishing her bachelor’s degree in architecture from Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Marine Transport. She worked for six years in two of the top architecture firms in Egypt. She worked on more than 90 projects in Egypt and the USA such as residential, retail, commercial and industrial. Also, she trained her coworker and supports them. She was awarded five scholarships; AIA Scholarship, International Student Scholarship, Merit Scholarship, Presidential Scholarship, and the AAUW International Fellowship. The University of San Diego chose Ms. Bishay as a change maker and offered her a $20,000 Scholarship to study a master’s in social innovation. Ms. Bishay also volunteered in developing a slum area for the garbage collectors in Egypt as well as volunteering with AIA- HN1M (Housing the next One Million). Her passions are helping the homeless and supporting women’s rights. She believes that we can change the world by our small actions, and she puts her heart and soul into everything she does. Ms. Bishay is one of the founders of the first eco-village in Sinai, Egypt. She, along with her family, planted the desert and they planted in 2 farms almost 30,000 olive tree and 5,000 palm trees. Bishay’s family has transformed the desert into an organic valley. Click here to read more….

UNESCO

 

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, adopted by all United Nations Member States in 2015, provides a shared blueprint for peace and prosperity for people and the planet, now and into the future. At its heart are the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which are an urgent call for action by all countries – developed and developing – in a global partnership. They recognize that ending poverty and other deprivations must go hand-in-hand with strategies that improve health and education, reduce inequality, and spur economic growth – all while tackling climate change and working to preserve our oceans and forests. Click here to read more….

Entrepreneurship Campus

 

The Entrepreneurship Campus empowers social entrepreneurs, especially young people, from around the world to create a culture for entrepreneurship, to promote entrepreneurial education, and to engage in a more peaceful world. Participants are invited to submit their innovative ideas and projects with a societal impact, which champion and implement one or more of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals. This global platform empowers young entrepreneurs (age 15-35) from around the world to engage in a more peaceful world. Participants are invited to submit their innovative ideas and projects with a societal impact, which champion and implement one or more of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and 169 related targets address the most important social, economic, environmental, health and governance challenges of our time.Click here to read more….