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Menna Shahin
Co-Founder of Tekeya

Menna Shahin ( (منة شاهين born in 1987, is an Egyptian entrepreneur. She’s a pharmacist, founder of She Travels, and cofounder of application to fight food waste, called Tekeya.

Shahin is a graduate of the faculty of Pharmacy, Ain Shams University in Cairo, Egypt. She majored in Pharmaceutical Industries. She holds a regional executive in a multinational pharmaceutical company in Dubai, UAE. )

Shahin is a pioneer; in that she is among the first Egyptian women who started a Travel Business Exclusively for women, where she organized her travels in collaboration with certified life coaches to incorporate self-development coaching in the travel plans. Menna aspires to empower women to build new connections with other women and discover more about themselves through travel.

She is actively involved in social and community work and active member in Giza horizon Rotary Club. She has more than half a million followers on her various social media platforms.

As a co-founder, Menna launched TeKeya in Egypt in April-2019. TeKeya is an application designed to fight food waste and to decrease CO2 pollution. Since its launch, the app saved thousands of surplus meals, either donated to charity organizations feeding the needy or sold at reduced price to customers whilst reducing the CO2 footprint by over 4 tonnes.

Menna is an experienced public speaker, gave a Tedx Talk in 2019, featured in more than 20 TV interviews, spoke as a keynote speaker at the World Youth Forum and held several coaching sessions, including a master training about food waste for future chefs in collaboration with the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism. Lastly, Menna has been featured in over a 100 articles written about her initiatives in the Middle Eastern press.

Takeya | Menna Shahin | TEDxMIULive - YouTube

Links about Tekeya :

Menna Shahin launches Tekeya, A Food Mobile App to Fight ...

“Tekeya” app: turning food waste into affordable, wholesome ...

Combating Hunger & Reducing Food Waste, Meet Menna ...

Finally… An Application to End Food Waste in Egypt! - What ...

Tekeya: the food charity distribution app combating hunger in ...

She Travels Facebook page

Bibliography CairoScene

my Salaam

Women of Egypt


Linkidin recognition as one of the 5 inspiring women

Egypt Today

Egypt Independent