The Youth Talks organised by the Egypt Petroleum Show (EGYPS) and hosted as part of the Youth Engagement Programme, a dedicated onsite learning platform, located in Hall 3. 

The Youth Talks deliver a learning programme for the next generation of future oil and gas professionals to connect with the industry, at the same time offering industry leaders the opportunity to connect, engage, inspire and empower the youth of today.

10:30 - 10:45
What it takes to be a leader?
  • This session will empower the younger generation and allow them to recognise that everyone has the potential to become a leader by having courage, compassion, wisdom, and energy.

11:00 - 11:15
Attracting EGYPT’S Youth to the Energy Industry
  • In this motivational session, the presenter will share his work experience in the energy industry as a young Egyptian leader within a global company. He’ll share his personal experiences, blessings and challenges and will highlight the significant role Egyptian youth can play to unlock sustainable energy for all, now and for the next generations to come.


    Eng. Hagar Rezk Eng. Hagar Rezk Wireline Field Engineer
11:45 - 12:00
Is Creativity Beneficial for Engineers?
  • Creativity is often overlooked, but when we associate it with engineering, it becomes a tangible asset that contributes to the quality of our lives.
    In this talk, we will first bust all the possible myths about creativity! Then learn the role creativity plays in engineering as we look at contemporary engineers responsible for some of our greatest technological accomplishments. Next, we will move our focus to local accomplishments and innovative solutions they created. Finally, we will share some tips on how you can foster creativity in your daily lives.


    Dr. Ahmed Sultan Dr. Ahmed Sultan Petrophysics Department Manager
    Tharwa Petroleum Company
10:30 - 10:45
Why I Became a Petroleum Engineer
  • In this session, our young petroleum engineer will share details of his study journey and work experience covering:

    • An overview of the petroleum engineering field
    • What does a petroleum Engineer do?
    • Where typically does a petroleum engineer work?
    • What is the job description and role for petroleum engineers?
    • How do I get my petroleum engineering degree?
    • Study journey and work experience
    • Q & A


    Eng. Farah Darwish Eng. Farah Darwish Export Channel Manager
    Chevron Company
11:00 - 11:15
Ignite Your Power by Following the STAR System
  • This session will introduce the “STAR System; STOP, THINK, ACT and Request”, students will learn how to use these actions, developed to stay on track with studies and to achieve success.

11:45 - 12:00
Emotional Intelligence
  • Emotional intelligence is our ability to identify, evaluate, control, and express our emotions. In this session participants will learn about the benefits of emotional intelligence, which include:

    • Increased self-awareness
    • Stress management
    • Achieving higher levels of motivation
    • Developing empathy and compassion for others
    • Better communication and decision-making skillsets