Rana Hebashy

  • Email: ranayasser192004@gmail.com
    Sex: Female
  • Birthday: 9/1/2004
  • City of Residence: Cairo,Egypt
  • City of Origin: Sharkia,Egypt
  • Expertise Areas:Education, Climate & Environment, Youth Participation & Leadership
  • Write a quote which you believe in.
    “The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.”

  • A brief bio:
    A visionary leader in the making,A dedicated USAID Scholarship student,I’m also a graduate of the Empower Hub Scholarships Academy,Study Biotechnology at Ain Shams University with a deep commitment to Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), particularly climate and public health objectives. I’ve pursued courses in climate change, leadership, and entrepreneurship at the American School of continuing education . I’ve actively engaged in extracurricular activities, serving as the Head Ambassador for USAID Scholars at USAID Egyptian pioneers event . My leadership skills developed as a Head Organizer during the USAID scholarship interview phase and the African Youth Chess Championship , volunteered with various organizations, and participated in various competitions. I’m dedicated to creating positive change and fostering connections.In the future, I aspire to be an ambassador for my country, a pioneering researcher, and the founder of projects that serve SDGs, of course😀.

  • What ignited your pursuit for SDGs especially the goals you believe in?
    The passion for Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), particularly in climate and public health, was sparked by a deep commitment to positive change and addressing global challenges. Recognizing the vital role these goals play in community and planetary well-being, I pursued relevant courses and engaged in extracurricular activities. Enrolling in the USAID scholarship program and the Empower Hub Scholarship Academy provided a practical avenue to contribute. As one of the 60 leaders in the Empower 2030 Leaders program, it was an honor for me to collaborate with 59 other leaders and great speakers, all of whom are passionate about climate other SDGs, witnessing the impact of sustainable development and emphasizing the importance of effective communication. Organizing the African Youth Chess Championship was transformative. Handling responsibilities, teaching Arabic, and fostering cross-cultural understanding underscored the importance of leadership and organization in achieving common goals. Participating in a British Council workshop and speaking at seminars enhanced my innovative and public speaking skills, strengthening my ability to contribute to SDGs. Initiatives like the Young Leaders Academy, volunteering, and participating in competitions reflect my commitment to lasting impact. In essence, my pursuit of SDGs goes beyond academic or professional realms; it’s a personal calling driven by a vision of a better, more sustainable world.
  • Please share your biggest wins as an SDGs advocate
    “As a sustainable development goals advocate, I have participated in multiple initiatives to raise awareness in the community, such as the ‘Ambassadors of Egypt for Sustainable Development’ initiative. I have focused on education awareness by regularly sharing information about available educational opportunities, scholarships, and training programs on my Facebook page. Additionally, I established an academy called ‘Young Leaders’ for high school students to encourage them to set goals, foster a love for research, and qualify for scholarships and strong opportunities. I participated in a workshop organized by the British Council to discuss and find solutions for some sustainable development goals. The goal was to empower individuals to make decisions and take actions towards achieving sustainable development. I have also engaged in various sustainable competitions, such as the Youth Being Brains Prize, where I presented solutions to issues like climate change, good health, water scarcity, sustainable energy, and poverty alleviation. Overall, my journey as an SDGs advocate geared towards creating positive change and advancing the global goals for sustainable development.”

  • Outside of your SDGs advocacy work, what do you enjoy doing?
    Volunteering,research, reading, traveling, tasting food, cycling, sustainable education, and engaging in public speaking.

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

  • Put the most 3 important publications about your work title with their links
    My speech at the introductory seminar for the USAID scholarship. Click Here
    FOC for our country foundation. Click Here
    1V Head ambassador for USAIDians. Click Here

  • What are the 3 goals of the SDGs goal that you are advocating for the most?
    Goal 3: Good Health And Well-Being, Goal 6: Clean Water And Sanitation, Goal 7: Affordable And Clean Energy, Goal 13: Climate Action.