Ehaab Dyaa Abdou is co-founder of Nahdet El Mahrousa. He is also co-founder and Board member of the Egyptian Federation of Youth NGOs. In 2004, Mr. Abdou was selected as a "social entrepreneur” by the global Ashoka Foundation and hence became an Ashoka fellow. In 1999, he helped establish, and became the first president of, Fat’het Kheir, an Egyptian youth-led voluntary organization offering an innovative model in community development. In 1995, as an AUC student, Mr. Abdou was elected as the president of AIESEC in Egypt. In August 2007, he was honored by AIESEC, by awarding him the "Global AIESEC Alumni Entrepreneurship and Leadership Award".