Egyptian hero, Wael GhonimWael Ghonim, the Google executive who became the hero of the Egyptian revolution, on Sunday said he planned to take an extended break from the Internet giant to set up his own NGO in Egypt.

He said his technology focused NGO will help fight poverty & foster education in Egypt.


Ghonim, Google’s head of marketing for the Middle East and North Africa, administered the Facebook page that helped spark the uprising that toppled president Hosni Mubarak’s regime.

(READ the AFP article in France 24)

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