December 9, 2020
The Administrative Control Authority and Prime Minister of Egypt Award Lawyer Sue Ellen Hassouna; Member and Legal Expert on The Board of Trustees of The Arbitration & Disputes Centre For Settling Non-Banking Financial Disputes, in appreciation to her efforts to implement the national anti corruption strategy.
Sue Ellen Hassouna (35 years) is among the youngest lawyers who managed legal departments in international companies in Egypt. She was awarded Best Female Legal Affairs Manager in the private sector by the international law firm Stevenson Harwood, and was nominated by the Egyptian Administrative Control Authority as one of the most important leaders 2019. She received many awards from the Finnish, British and French Embassy in Cairo for her work in the legal field.
Sue Ellen earned two law bachelor degrees from Ain Shames University and Jean Moulin University, Lyo, France. In 2009, she a Master of Laws Degree (LL.M) in International and Comparative Law from the American University in Cairo with High Honors, and she is registered in the PhD program in Leicester University, UK.
Sue Ellen is a lecturer at the American University in Cairo as well as the Arab Academy for Science and Technology and has written significant research papers on different legal issues such as White Collar Crimes, International Dispute Settlements and Criminology.
Sue Ellen has worked as a legal researcher at the International Court of Justice and the International Criminal Court in The Hague, Netherlands as an internship granted by the American University in Cairo. She is also a prominent speaker on legal topics related to business law, labor law, international dispute settlements and white collar crimes.
Sue Ellen is now taking her concrete support to the next level, through her establishment of the Sue Ellen Foundation for Legal Development. This non-profit foundation has the stated aim of empowering Egyptian youth through the rule of law, fighting legal illiteracy by catalyzing the growth of legal awareness and understanding. The Foundation was awarded Best Legal Institution in the Middle East in 2018 by the French and British Embassy.
To learn more about Sue Ellen Foundation for Legal Development visit her Facebook page
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