Gehad Hamdy is a 27 year-old dentist and the founder & managing director of Speak Up initiative against sexual harassment and gender-based violence in Egypt, the current number one destination for victims of gender-based violence in Egypt looking for perpetrators’ exposure, legal guidance, and psychological support and solidarity. Gehad is the winner of two Women SME Leaders 2022 awards: The Change Maker, and The Humanitarian. In addition, she was a finalist for the Women Empowerment Award by Africa Women Innovation & Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) 2021, and a current finalist for the International Humanitarian Award by Women4Africa 2022. What fuels Gehad’s work is a vision of a safe community, free of gender-based violence in all its forms, where women are empowered to speak up for themselves and not be shamed by their societies.

Gehad Hamdy will present at World Justice Challenge Finalists Showcase Equal Rights and Non-Discrimination B