Basic Info

Shahira Yahia

2 years

Giza, Egypt

Bachelor's Degree

Experienced

Work Experience

Market Research + Product Development at RE•shrimp

Experience Details

Market Research + Product Development

Analyst/Research

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Exploring market opportunities for the optimisation of shrimp waste into organic agricultural products.


Company Details

RE•shrimp

Cairo, Egypt

1-10 employees

Agriculture/Fishing/Farming

N/A

Oct 2015 to present (2 years 2 months)
Product development + Documentation at AgaKhan Foundation Egypt - Mazala

Experience Details

Product development + Documentation

Creative/Design/Art

Entry Level

Developing the traditional Khayameya craft by empowering housewives to lead home businesses.


Company Details

AgaKhan Foundation Egypt - Mazala (multinational)

Cairo, Egypt

11-50 employees

Non-Profit Organizations

http://www.akdn.org/where-we-work/middle-east/egypt

Feb 2016 to Apr 2016 (2 months)
RESEARCH + PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT at German University in Cairo-PreMasters program (student activity)

Experience Details

RESEARCH + PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT

Creative/Design/Art

Student

CLAY x PALM EDIBLE ROOFTOP SYSTEM

Artisans + designers meet to co-design effective solutions tackling the toughest local challenges.


Company Details

German University in Cairo-PreMasters program (student activity)

Cairo, Egypt

N/A

Feb 2015 to May 2015 (3 months)
COMMUNICATION STRATEGY DEVELOPER at German University in Cairo -PreMasters Program (student activity)

Experience Details

COMMUNICATION STRATEGY DEVELOPER

Creative/Design/Art

Student

SCHWEPPES CSR CAMPAIGN

Designing the campaign’s communication strategy to trend-set healthier drinking habits amongst youth.


Company Details

German University in Cairo -PreMasters Program (student activity)

Cairo, Egypt

N/A

Sep 2014 to Jan 2015 (4 months)
Product Designer at German University in Cairo

Experience Details

Product Designer

Creative/Design/Art

Student

MOBILE KIOSK FOR STREET VENDORS

Street vendors on-the-go; facilitating integration into the government’s ‘Moving Markets Scheme’.


Company Details

German University in Cairo

Cairo, Egypt

501-1000 employees

Education

N/A

Oct 2014 to Jan 2015 (3 months)
Waste Management System Designer at German University in Cairo - Bachelor Project

Experience Details

Waste Management System Designer

Creative/Design/Art

Student

GERMAN UNIVERSITY UP-CYCLED CAMPUS

In Collaboration with GUC's Administration and Hospitality department, I designed a campus waste management system; eliminating Food+Beverages’ plastics waste by up-cycling paper waste into paper pulp packaging.


Company Details

German University in Cairo - Bachelor Project

Cairo, Egypt

501-1000 employees

Education

http://www.guc.edu.eg/

Jan 2014 to Jun 2014 (5 months)

Education

Bachelor of Science in Applied Sciences & Arts

Education Details

Bachelor of Science

Applied Sciences & Arts, Product Design

German University in Cairo (GUC), Egypt

A / Excellent / 85 -100%

Primarily studied Product design fields; Systems, Furniture, Lighting, Mobility, Public Design And complementary subjects; ergonomics, usability, social sciences,& communication strategy

I am a topic-focused designer; Socio-cultural & sustainable development. I adapt my skills to challenges; thus solutions' type is variable to projects; ranging systems, services, to product design.

German University in Cairo (GUC)
2010 - 2015
High School - IGCSE

High School Details

IGCSE

Maadi Narmer School

Egypt

2010

A / Excellent / 85 -100%

N/A

Maadi Narmer School
2010

Training and Courses

Training/Course Details

Communication Strategy

Jan 2015

German University in Cairo

N/A

Training/Course Details

Khayameya Craft

Apr 2016

AgaKhan Foundation Egypt - Mazala

N/A

Training/Course Details

Design + Economy

May 2015

German University in Cairo

N/A

Training/Course Details

Market Research Bootcamp

May 2016

GESR x Clean Tech Arabia - AUC GrEEK Campus

N/A

Training/Course Details

Design Thinking

Sep 2015

UNDP x GESR - Fayoum

N/A

Training/Course Details

Product Development Made Lean

Oct 2015

GESR x Nick Norena

N/A

Training/Course Details

Design + Ergonomics

Jun 2014

German University in Cairo

N/A

Training/Course Details

Design + Usability

Jun 2014

German University in Cairo

N/A

Training/Course Details

Design Thinking

Mar 2016

GrEEK - MakerFaire

N/A

Training/Course Details

Material Sciences

Jun 2015

German University in Cairo

N/A

Training/Course Details

Manufacturing Techniques

Jun 2014

German University in Cairo

N/A

Training/Course Details

Agri-biotechnology Entrepreneurship Exchange | INDIA

Aug 2016

UNDP - Re•shrimp

In collaboration with the United Nation Development programme Cairo office, Re•shrimp was granted the opportunity to experience an Entrepreneurship Exchange, where Re•shrimp contacted & collaboratively exchanged business experience & knowhow with 20+ Indian Startups & Support Organisations. This fuelled our innovation-driven business development.

Training/Course Details

Agriculture-Innovation 2017 Workshop

Mar 2017

Cambridge Judge Business School | Cambridge University UK

Agri-Inno is a three-day intensive programme funded by the UK’s Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) Grand Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) to foster innovation and to support entrepreneurship in Egypt’s agricultural sector. Agri-Inno aims to bring together Senior Academic, Early Career Researchers, Agri-Tech industry partners and entrepreneurs from both Egypt and Cambridge, UK.

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Self-assesed Skills

Languages

English

English

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

Arabic

Arabic

: Advanced

: Advanced

: Advanced

: Fluent

Tools and Technologies

Problem Solving

Problem Solving

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

:

3-5 years

Adobe Indesign

Adobe Indesign

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

:

1-3 years

Presentation Skills

Presentation Skills

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

:

3-5 years

Research

Research

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

:

3-5 years

Business Development

Business Development

: Intermediate

: Extreme - I love it!

:

1-3 years

Adobe Photoshop

Adobe Photoshop

: Intermediate

: High

:

1-3 years

Microsoft Office

Microsoft Office

: Intermediate

: Medium

:

3-5 years

Market Research

Market Research

: Intermediate

: Extreme - I love it!

:

1-3 years

Key Skills

Hard worker, Initiative, Innovative, Persistent, Team Player

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