In honor of the 5th anniversary of Egypt’s revolution on the 25th of January, we have compiled a list of momentous events that left us gratified, speechless, and a little bit teary.
- When Christians held hands in solidarity to protect Muslims from dangers throughout prayer time during the revolution in 2011
- When an Egyptian woman, Nouran Gohar, took home first place for the World Junior Squash Championship
4.) When Dalia Mogahed became the first veiled Muslim woman to hold a position at the White House
5.) When Lotfia El Nadi became the first Egyptian woman to register as a licensed pilot at age 26 eighty years ago
7.) When Egyptian diver Ahmed Gabr broke the world record for deepest dive ever recorded
8.) When Rami Malek was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series for his role in Mr. Robot
9.) When we started seeing graffiti like this on every street corner of our nation and finally realized how blessed we are.