A Conversation with Sir Magdi Yacoub – January 17

From the Heart: A Pioneer in Science and Philanthropy
A Conversation with Sir Magdi Yacoub

Tuesday, January 17, 2023
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm (Cairo, Egypt, EET)
Ewart Memorial Hall, AUC Tahrir Campus
In-person and livestreaming event. Free and open to the public.
To watch the event live, click here. For alternative streaming, click here.






Renowned heart surgeon Sir Magdi Yacoub will be in conversation with Khaled Ezzelarab, associate professor of practice, Department of Journalism and Mass Communication, the American University in Cairo.

AUC Press will be publishing Sir Magdi’s biography, A Surgeon and a Maverick: The Life And Pioneering Work of Magdi Yacoub by veteran journalists Simon Pearson and Fiona Gorman, with a foreword by Dame Mary Archer, in July 2023. The book follows Yacoub’s life from his formative years in Egypt to his career in Britain, where he pushed frontiers in medicine and served communities around the world, for which he was awarded the Order of Merit. Sign up here to receive a notification of its release in Egypt and worldwide.