The Mobaderoon Masr (Pioneers of Egypt) and Arab World Social Innovators (AWSI) programs support a new generation of leaders who have a key role to play in building the future of education, farming, agriculture, health, development, civic participation, arts and culture. Synergos launched the Arab World Social Innovators program in 2008 to invest i social entrepreneurs over the curse of two years through professional and financial support. Mobaderoon Masr was launched in 2011 to contribute to economic prosperity by expanding employment opportunities- particularly youth – and supporting a new cadre of civil society and business leaders specifically in Egypt. In summer 2014, 26 social entrepreneurs from 4 countries in the MENA region were invited to attend the first Arts and Culture sector convening in Cairo Egypt. The photography work was geared towards documenting the 2 days conference held at the Marriot Hotel in Zamalek, Cairo.