Co-founder, Yalla Fel Sekka

Yasmine Abdel Karim is an Egyptian and French national who, after 17 years of residing in Europe, returned to Egypt in 2019 to launch YFS, a logistics and instant delivery startup. Yasmine has over 15 years of international experience across the energy sector, particularly in the oil and gas industry. She has developed skills relating to improving productivity – whether for processes or people. This inspired her to launch a startup in logistics services in Egypt. Before the startup (Yalla Fel Sekka) Yasmine held many leadership roles with Schlumberger from Human resources to business development, undertaking assignments in Middle East, Africa, and Europe. Yasmine holds master’s in public policy/ Mason Fellows degree at Harvard Kennedy School, an MSC in Human Resources from Robert Gordon University in the UK, and a B.S. in Economics from Cairo University in Egypt. She is trilingual in English, French and Arabic. At age 14, she joined the Egyptian National Handball Team, winning numerous distinctions during her tenure.

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