Habiba Harby

  • Email: habibaharby55@gmail.com
  • Birthday: 6/3/2001
  • City of Residence: Alexandria, Egypt
  • City of Origin: Alexandria, Egypt
  • Expertise Areas:Education, Climate & Environment, Youth Participation & Leadership, Women Empowerment, Entrepreneurship
  • Write a quote which you believe in.
    ” If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change”+ ” do it the hard way, something about the hard way makes it more effective”

  • A brief bio:
    Fresh graduate from the faculty of science- Environmental science, and a part-time “Virtual Assistant/ sales agent” freelancer on Upwork, I’ve been participating in different civil work opportunities mainly combining both ” SDGs ” content and English skills ” academic or conversational ” – recently I’ve been working as Empower Hub coordinator.

  • What ignited your pursuit for SDGs especially the goals you believe in?
    The academic science that I gained from my major study ” Environmental science” is what fuels me, I want to use this science to add to the initiatives/ NGOs who adopted the SDGs mentality, and I want to leave an Impact based on academic science and knowledge.
  • Please share your biggest wins as an SDGs advocate
    1- made it to the final phase “TOT” of Be an Ambassador ”
    كن سفيرا” -2- graduated from the Empower 2030 Leaders program.
    3- graduated with multiple research papers even my graduation project was a formal paper titled ” Impacts of Covid-19 on air pollution” supporting goal number 13 ” Climate action” of the 17 goals.

  • Outside of your SDGs advocacy work, what do you enjoy doing?
    1- managing, planning, creating, problem-solving, closing deals and business development.
    2- English teaching.
    3- participating in different programs and activities.

  • Languages Spoken with your level (beginner, intermediate, advanced Native or advanced fluent)
    English: dvanced fluent.

  • What are the 3 goals of the SDGs goal that you are advocating for the most?
    Goal 4: Quality Education, Goal 6: Clean Water And Sanitation, Goal 11: Sustainable Cities And Communities, Goal 13: Climate Action, Goal 14: Life Below Water, Goal 15: Life On Land