Noha Hefny – Egypt

Founder & CEO, People of Impact, a social impact innovation platform and network helping people and organizations deliver social impact and advance the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Noha is an award-winning humanitarian, corporate leader, and serial social entrepreneur with two decades of global experience in Social Impact, Communications and Strategic Partnerships. She worked for leading organizations including the UN at UNHCR, UNESCO and UN Women, and then in the private sector as Regional Director at PepsiCo and McKinsey & Company, heading departments including communications and corporate social responsibility.

She is a co-author, Global Ambassador for Female Civility and Founding Member & Ambassador, Women Heart to Heart. She previously, co-founded “She is Arab”, a platform for Arab women addressing their under-representation in leadership and in speaking roles. She serves as a board member and strategic advisor for several non-profit and social enterprise boards including Women 4 Solutions, World Women Conferences & Awards, Yagazie Foundation and the African Women Health Project International. Selected as one of the Top 100 Women in Social Enterprise by the European Euclid Network supported by the European Commission in 2021.

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