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First Egyptian Women

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Here are some Egyptiam women to achieve firsts you may have heard of some - do you know of any more:

First Egyptian woman to:
Become an air hostess: Eva Karam.
In 1948 Eva karam became the first Egyptian air hostess. She worked for Egypt Air, the national airline. Throughout her career she flew 24 thousand hours, a number which for a long time was a world record. She became the representative of Egypt Air and of all African airlines in all conferences on air hosting.

Become a Medical Doctor: Khadiga Khalil Matir.
In 1921 Khadiga Matir became the first woman to graduate from Al Qasr Al Aini (Egypt’s oldest medicine school), she was appointed in a public hospital in Cairo but on her request was transferred to King Foad hospital in Sohag, her home town in Upper Egypt.
Become the first Surgeon: Olfat Al Seba’i
Olfat Al Seba’i graduated from Al Qasr Al Aini in 1965 and in 1967 she became the first female surgeon in Egypt. Al Seba’i has major contributions in the fields of Impotence and fertility.

Get a degree in Egyptian Antiquities: Soad Maher
Born in Aswan in 1919, Soad Maher graduated from the Institue of Antiquities in 1946 and in 1952 she became the first female to get a PhD in Egyptian Antiquities. In 1974 she became the first dean for the newly established Faculty of Antiquities in Cairo University. Maher has a 26 volume encyclopedia on the governorates of Egypt and more than 60 books and papers on Egyptian antiquities.

Become an MP:Rawia Attia
In 1956 Rawia Attia became the first Egyptian woman to enter the parliament. Attia was an active social worker. She was a board member of the Egyptian red Crescent organisation and of the Hoda Sha’rawy feminist group.


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I'm surprised how long ago some of those occured :oo

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