Fatma is an Egyptian Canadian. She is a graduate of Civil engineering Cairo University and holds a graduate degree in Statistics and engineering analysis. She emigrated from Egypt to Canada with her husband, Wael Aggan, and their children in 1990. She became an accomplished software consultant, and have celebrated her accomplishment by becoming a generous patron of education, particularly encouraging young Muslim Women to follow their aspirations and dreams. The family established two scholarships for Muslim students at Carleton school of Journalism and Ottawa school of Law. Continuing her advocacy for education and striving to make a difference she founded “The Centre for the Study of Islam” at Carleton University. She is currently a board member of Human Concern International and undertaking development projects in Egypt to alleviate poverty and increase access to education in one of Cairo’s impoverished areas. Here in Ottawa she is working on establishing a “home work club” for unprivileged children.