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Mayar Hossam

Mayar Hossam

Program Manager

About Mayar Hossam

Mayar leads the programmatic activities at the DMZ Cairo.

Mayar launched her own startup, Arcadia, when she was a junior student in university with the sole vision of spreading the entrepreneurial mindset among school students. She also began her journey at Injaz’s startup program in 2014. She is a graduate of the German University in Cairo (GUC), triple majoring in Entrepreneurship, Strategic Management, and Accounting, and also holds a Master’s in Entrepreneurship Education. She worked as an Assistant Lecturer for Entrepreneurship at both GUC and UPEI Cairo Campus. Additionally, she was the Program Coordinator at IMAGINE GUC. Mayar is currently the Program Manager of the Entrepreneurship Center (EC) at UofCanada, and the Program Manager at the DMZ Cairo. Mayar is a proud mommy to a 2-year-old baby girl and a 4-year-old cat. In her spare time, she loves to do calligraphy and hang out with her friends.

Get to know Mayar Hossam

What’s your favorite travel destination?
Italy!

How do you relax?
I take a self-care day off and watch a good movie with a good meal.

What is your favorite movie of all time?
The Founder and Encanto

If you could have a superpower, what would it be?
Fly! Go anywhere, anytime!

What’s one thing people know you best for?
Being a stationery and organization freak - Don’t touch my excel sheets!

What’s your favorite thing about Egypt?
Is the family bonds and foooood!

What’s your go-to karaoke song?
Omy Mesafra - A 2000s song by an Arabic band called MTM