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Majd Ismail Almashharawi

City Rep - Gaza

Majd joined impACT 2018 and has advanced since then towards being city representative for Gaza leading the activities there and growing the impACT community.

Majd Ismail Almashharawi founded Green Cake Construction in 2015, a company that creates environmentally friendly bricks from ash to use in the reconstruction of buildings in Gaza.

She has presented GreenCake at MIT’s Enterprise Forum Arab Startup Competition, called Mobaderoon, and was awarded first place for her work in the Japan Gaza Innovation Challenge in 2016.

After joining a business fellowship in the US, Majd started a new venture called SunBox. SunBox is an affordable solar device that can provide electricity for all of a family essential needs as people in Gaza as they have been suffering from an energy crisis. She received her B.Sc in Civil Engineering from the Islamic University of Gaza.