Press Release: Egypt gained membership of the International Youth Federation

Heidi Sohdy, IYF Representative in Egypt

Date: July 23, 2016 Contact: Media Relations,

Egypt gained membership of the International Youth Federation 

Minsk, Belarus:  In official statement issued today, the Executive Board announced that Egypt has gained the permanent membership of the International Youth Federation. 

Our vision is to foster and promote youth empowerment and sustainable development all across Egypt, and to raise the values of social responsibility, environmental and culture awareness among the society to enable it to take action towards better future.

Executive Board announces Heidi Sohdy as International Youth Federation Representative in Egypt
Ms. Heidi Sohdy is Egyptian young professional, mentor, trainer and first female solo traveler in the Arab region. She studied Commerce at Alexandria University. Heidi has great community engagement through her lectures and events across Egyptian Universities and other events. Through her traveling across the continents she advocate for peace and coexistence between nations. Her vision is that “the world could be a better place to live if we can accept each other”.

Through intensive competitive process, Ms. Heidi was chosen as role model for youth in Egypt, after she earned many high profile endorsements to be appointed as IYF Representative in Egypt.


The International Youth Federation is an international non-profit youth organizations network governed by the present Statutes and the Swiss Civil Code. It is neutral politically, and non-denominational, aim to empowering youth worldwide through improving the status of youth and promote cooperation between youth organizations in different countries.


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