PraxiLabs is proud to be nominated among the top 10 finalists in the Africa’s Business Heroes competition (ABH). This is an exceptional recognition for PraxiLabs as it places our platform as an honorary representative of Egypt, the Arab World, and Africa. The competition is still going strong as the finalists will be competing for their share of USD 1.5 million in grant funding.
About the competition
Africa’s Business Heroes Competition is an African initiative that is founded by the Jack Ma Foundation. It aims to support change-making entrepreneurs in Africa who are actively impacting their local communities. ABH has an ultimate mission, namely, to provide African entrepreneurs with the opportunity to develop their talent and business ideas and encourage others to pursue entrepreneurship.
PraxiLabs on the map
PraxiLabs has been built and developed by a specialized team of programmers and education experts who acknowledge the power of scientific experiments and tests in the field of science education. Dr Khadija El-Bedweihy, the Founder and CEO of PraxiLabs, has founded the company in 2016 with an immense belief that adopting technology is the key to educational advancement. After graduating top of her class four years in a row, she received her PhD from the University of Sheffield to be the youngest lecturer in her faculty. Her PhD studies focused on human-computer interaction and user experience.
“We are honoured to have been selected as one of the finalists in Africa’s Business Heroes Competition. It is with great pride that PraxiLabs is a representative of the Arab World, in general, and Egypt specifically. This prize is a milestone for PraxiLabs that we celebrate with our talented teams and our customers who inspire us every day.” – Dr Khadija El-Bedweihy, Founder and CEO, PraxiLabs.
We are immensely grateful for this achievement and we are delighted to have been selected among the top 10 projects out of 12,000 submissions for the competition. We will have more to share in the coming months so stay tuned to our blog and subscribe to our newsletter to receive the latest updates.