About The Speaker
Acceleration Manager at AUC Venture Lab Yasmine has 10 years of leadership and program management experience. She is currently the Acceleration Manager at AUC Venture Lab, Egypt's first university-based startup accelerator and an award-winning accelerator in Africa and the MENA region. Prior to this, she was responsible for the rollout of several operational projects in an educational management startup.Through this experience, she developed a deep knowledge of the startup scene in Egypt and the challenges entrepreneurs face in access to finance, operations and growth as well as the needs of early-stage startups to accelerate their growth. She has overseen the acceleration of over 200 startups across different sectors including E-commerce, Healthtech, Fintech, Creative Industries and Fintech.