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Samira Negm

CO-Founder, Raye7

Samira is a software engineer in training. Her venture Raye7 is a culturally-sensitive carpooling app created to help solve Cairo’s congestion problem and provide safe car-sharing opportunities for women.

keynote | German

4.00 p.m.


Samira Negm, Egyptian, senior software engineer and CO-Founder of Raye 7, describes the carpooling app she created for Cairo. Traffic affects the city dwellers’ lives in every aspect: Health, Safety and Time. The chaotic and unsafe public transportation in the city inspired her to start up this app which, allows drivers and passengers to connect via social media platforms. Expansion is foreseen to other countries facing similar challenges.