About

Independent photographer since 2007, instructor since 2009 and social entrepreneur. Passionate towards using art for social change, teaching, exploration, adventure sports and nature. Graduated in 2011 with a bachelor degree in still photography and cinematography, currently pursuing master’s degree in documentary photography at Falmouth University, UK. She focuses on social change and cultural awareness in her projects.

Rehab is co-author of The Road to Tahrir; a photography book that documents the Egyptian revolution, founder of Catherine Exists; a social-art project that empowers indigenous communities and co-founder of AlQomrah; an art venture based in Egypt & Roots; a storytelling project based in the Netherlands.

Rehab is a certified open water diver and the first woman to ever hike from Saint Catherine’s protectorate to Dahab in South Sinai, Egypt in only 6 days.

Fellowships & Awards
– WeMena 2017
– Swedish Institute YLVP Fellowship 2017  
– Selected as one of the most influential individuals in Egypt in 2016 – By Cairo Scene
– Laureate Global Fellowship 2016
– Enpact Fellowship 2016
– Ashoka’s CMXC Alumni 2015
– Synergos Fellowship 2014
– Pioneers of Egypt award 2013
– Certificate from UNWOMEN 2012
– Certificate from UNAIDS 2011
– Certificate from INJAZ Egypt 2009