Egypt – U.S. Centennial
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Sam Esmail: Egyptian-American Creator of Hit TV Show “Mr. Robot”

Sam Esmail is an American film and television producer, director, and screenwriter best known as the creator, writer and director … Read More

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Renowned News Anchor of Egyptian Heritage: Hoda Kotb

Born in Norman, Oklahoma in 1964, the well-known Hoda Kotb is an American broadcast journalist, television personality, and author. She … Read More

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Ramy Youssef: Egyptian-American Comedian, Writer and Director

Ramy Youssef is an American stand-up comedian, actor, writer, and director known for his role as Ramy Hassan on the … Read More

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Taher Elgamal: Egyptian-American Cryptographer and “Father of SSL”

Dr. Taher Elgamal is an Egyptian cryptographer and entrepreneur. He has served as the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of Security … Read More

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Dina Habib Powell: Financial Executive, Philanthropist and Political Advisor

Dina Powell McCormick (née Habib) is an Egyptian-American financial executive, philanthropist and political advisor, best known for having been the … Read More

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President Reagan’s Welcome Ceremony for President Anwar el-Sadat of Egypt, August 1981

On August 1, 1981, President Anwar Sadat visited Washington D.C. for his first summit talks with then-U.S. President Ronald Reagan. … Read More

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Zeeko Zaki: The First Egyptian-Born Actor to Lead A Major U.S. TV Show

Zeeko Zaki is an Egyptian-born American actor best known for his role portraying Special Agent Omar Adom “O. A.” Zidan … Read More

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Meridian Institute: Next Level Egypt, Hip-Hop Exchange Program

In 2017, the Meridian Institute participated in partnership with the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs’ … Read More

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Dr. Esraa El Bably: Egypt’s first hearing impaired dentist recently advised USAID

Despite being born hearing-impaired, Dr. Esraa El Bably did not let her disability get in the way of her dreams. … Read More

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Commemorating 40 Years of Peace: Texas and Egypt’s State Partnership Program

In August of 2021, after four decades of peace, Maj. Gen. Tracy R. Norris, the Texas adjutant general; Rep. Michael … Read More

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