Mohamed Kadry, founder of Think Tank Development Solutions; a social venture acting as a knowledge hub for social development innovations introduced by young people, focusing mainly on Social Entrepreneurship as a mean for sustainable development.
Mohamed has been working in community development since 2002, working for and collaborating with many local, international and governmental organizations; Ministry of Youth and Sports, Ashoka Arab World, UNDP, Information and Decision Support Center, Ministry of Social Solidarity, UNICEF, British Council, GIZ, Danish Egyptian Dialogue Institute and UNESCO. Mohamed’s expertise includes civic engagement and participation, dialogue, social accountability, debating skills, outreach and communication, youth development, youth unemployment, and youth economic empowerment.
Mohamed holds a Master’s Degree in Public Policy from School of Global Affairs and Public Policy/American University in Cairo. In 2008 he completed a graduate diploma in Management of NGOs from Faculty of Economics and Political Sciences/Cairo University. In 2005 he received his bachelor degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences/Cairo University.
In 2012 Mohamed had received Youssef Jameel Public Leadership Fellowship and in 2014 Mohamed had received the Social Entrepreneurship Award "Pioneers of Egypt", from Synergos Foundation for his efforts in creative youth civic engagement approaches.