Yasmine El Hagry
Yasmine El Hagry (B.A. Journalism & Mass Communication), the American University in Cairo (AUC) 2004, the Deputy Executive Director of Wataneya Society for the Development of Orphanages.
Her passion for serving children started when she was at collage. She was an active member of “Volunteers in Action”, a leading students’ club for supporting orphans. She was elected club president in 2003.
In 2009, she decided to join a newly starting NGO; Wataneya Society, to fulfill her dream in supporting orphans, and leave her position as an associate creative director in a well-established advertising agency,.
Through her work as External Relations Manager, Yasmine was able to initiate and manage various campaigns such as “Know me! I’m not just an Orphan” which aimed at building positive perceptions towards the orphans and their caregivers.
In 2017, Yasmine was responsible for managing Wataneya’s strategy implementation being the Strategic Projects Unit Senior Manager.
She dreams that all children are raised happily and safely within their biological, extended or a foster family.