Ebaa Elkalamawi holds a MSc in global health policy from Maastricht University in the Netherlands and an MBBCh in medicine and surgery from Mansoura University. She is a past recipient of a Lazord Fellowship from the John D. Gerhart Center for Philanthropy, Civic Engagement and Responsible Business at American University in Cairo. As a Lazord fellow, Ebaa served as a health project coordinator for the Centre for Development Services, a private sector consulting firm that provides development solutions for Egyptian communities.
Ebaa also has worked as a medical officer for a nongovernmental organization that provides voluntary counseling and testing for people living with HIV/AIDS in greater Cairo and has counseled children and families living with HIV. As a master of global affairs student, she is the recipient of the Riberas Orjales Family Fellowship.