Hesham holds an MA in International Policy from Elliott School of International Affairs, George Washington University. Through his career in development, he worked for international NGO, UN, multilateral and bilateral cooperation organizations. Studying abroad was his chance for cross-cultural interaction. His Euro-Mediterranean studies done in the Faculty of Economics & Political Sciences, Cairo University broadened his scope of international relations in the region. He got his BA from faculty of Al Alsun (languages), Ain Shams University. He had decided to study Spanish language to know more about new cultures, Spanish and Hispanics. His academic background integrates with his passion about cultural diversity to form his vision about global issues. He was engaged in volunteering activities, including joining the board of youth organization, before joining the development field, as professional,in 2002. Prior to joining the development field,he started his career working for tourism, export & import, telecommunication and pharmaceutical companies for 5 years. His multidisciplinary career ; and his diversified academic background made his vision, shared responsibility in a globalized, diversified world..