Header Image

Speakers 3

LOOK WHO'S SPEAKING

A’laa Chbaro

MENA Rep

A’laa is an entrepreneur. Her startup, WonderEd, redesigns the afternoons of preschoolers by teaching them coding and developing their life & social skills. Further, A’laa is a student at the American University of Beirut.…

Ahmad Fahim Didar

Strategy

Ahmad Fahim Didar is the founder and Executive Director of Aghaez Professional Services Company. Ahmad has been involved in setting up a number of startups companies and has launched number of international brands in…

Amandine Viguié

Facilitator - Paris

Amandine has more than ten years of professional experiences in businesses and partnerships developments, in EU publics affairs and communication in a European Brussels-based trade organization representing the advertising industry, in communication agencies and…

Brooke Barker

Supporter - Washington DC

Brooke believes in the power of inclusive business to create deep and meaningful social impact. Her passions lie in consulting, incubating, and accelerating values-driven enterprises addressing some of India’s most complex challenges. She specializes…

Dr. Branko Woischwill

Training & Research

Branko has shared his expertise with several companies (startups and major ones) in the course of his career. Together with Nicole Bogott he trademarked the Power Triangle Model that is able to explain how an…

Erdal Uzelpasaci

Facilitator - Adana

Erdal currently works at Cetin Topcuoglu Primary School. He also has a charity, Adana Yardım, to help people in need and he is a volunteer at Yasar Kemal Culture Center. Furthermore, Erdal founded a…

Gülali Kücük

Supporter - Research

Gülali Kücük is currently studying North American Studies and Economics at Free University Berlin. While he focuses on political science and sociology and economics, he is looking forward to applying theories from these fields…

Hala Taleb Al-Mayahi

Supporter - Basra

Hala is an architect and designer with a master’s degree in communication management from Malaysia.  Hala is the financial and administrative assistant in Science Camp (the Iraqi Maker Space) that aims at spreading the…

Hassaan Shah

Facilitator - Islamabad

Hassaan Shah is an entrepreneur involved in various startup ventures such as Rizq & PDX. He is a visiting lecturer teaching Community Service & Social Entrepreneurship at the National Defence University in Islamabad. He…

Hayder Maala

Facilitator - Baghdad

Hayder H. Maala is an IT specialist as well as a lecturer in the University of Technology in Baghdad. Further, he's the founder of Code Café, his own social entrepreneurial project. Being an active citizen…

Jerry Doran

Facilitator - New York City

Jerry Doran has over 10 years experience at the intersection of digital media and global affairs and rights, now leading social media for the Open Society Foundations. He previously worked for the U.S. Institute…

Kanishk Kharbanda

Supporter - Delhi

Kanishk is passionate about increasing access to healthcare and focuses his work on neglected / rare diseases in Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa. He has over 14 years of global experience across public health, pharmaceuticals,…

Laetitia Veriter

Facilitator - Paris

For the past twelve years, between Paris and Brussels, Laetitia has been building civil society networks and managing transnational projects within big NGO platforms. Innovating with co-creation projects, especially in the fields of democracy…

Majd Ismail Almashharawi

City Rep - Gaza

Majd Ismail Almashharawi founded Green Cake Construction in 2015, a company that creates environmentally friendly bricks from ash to use in the reconstruction of buildings in Gaza. She has presented GreenCake at MIT’s Enterprise Forum Arab Startup Competition, called Mobaderoon, and was awarded first…

Mari Wahdat

Supporter - Hamburg

Mari graduated in International Communication Management and specialized in Migration Management, Peacebuilding and Conflict. Since 2015 she has been active within the humanitarian field and development work. She volunteered in Nepal and the Balkan…

Matiullah Rahmaty

Asia Rep

Matiullah Rahmaty is the local Director of Founder Institute (world’s premier idea-stage accelerator and startup launch program based in Silicon Valley). Co-founder of Book Club Afghanistan (A platform for promoting book reading in Afghanistan) and…

Mohammed Salah

City Rep - Amman

Mohammed Salah is a BA holder in Management Information Systems, passionate about all the latest technologies and an active member of the entrepreneurial eco-system in Jordan and Egypt. He co-founded his start-up “Social n’…

Nawres Naser

Facilitator - Basra

Nawres Naser is a pioneer maker in Iraq. His passion for designs, robotics, and fabrication led him to found Science Camp (Iraqi Makerspace) in Basra 2014. It is the first physical maker space in…

Neha Bhatia

City Rep - Delhi

Neha has been passionately working in the field of sustainable food tourism, waste management and natural farming for last three years. She founded The Prodigal Cook Co.- a farm-to-fork venture that connects natural farmers…

Nico Drimecker

Video

Nico is a Berlin-based filmmaker and journalist with a decade of experience in film production, creative consulting, reporting, and news editing. He specialised in current (especially European) affairs, social issues, and human interest stories.…

Nicole Bogott

Voice

Nicole Bogott is a published author, social entrepreneur, co-founder of the impACT movement and guest lecturer on the topic of power structures at the sociology department of the renowned John F Kennedy Institute, which…

Ranya Bakr

Supporter - Baghdad

Ranya Bakr is a GIZ Junior adviser for Start-Up promotion in Iraq. In 2017 Ranya Started Storey, an architectural firm and co-working space in Baghdad. She worked as a volunteer and a stakeholder advisor…

Sajid Shah

Facilitator - Peshawar

Sajid Shah is a software developer by profession and founder of the e-commerce platform eleven.pk. He is a firm believer of transferring knowledge, skills and creating entrepreneurs who can improve the living standards around…

Samra Pasic

Supporter - Frankfurt

Samra Pasic is studying history with special focus on Eastern European History at the university of Mainz. She is also responsible for Frankfurt am Main and the surrounding area at NBSAD. NBSAD is a…

Tanja Schomann

Supporter - Research

Tanja Schomann is a psychology researcher focusing on improving healthcare delivery both in developed and developing countries.

Uruba Ali

Supporter - Peshawar

Uruba Ali is a techno freak, an entrepreneur and a graduate in computer science. Uruba has full faith in the life changing abilities of technology. She went to china for ICT training by Huawei…

Yousef Elhallaq

City Rep - Gaza

Yousef Elhallaq, CEO of Nextep which is a program to connect the most promising startups from Palestine with mentors and coaches from around the world. He was the business development officer at BTI which…

Zaid Mohammed

Supporter - Adana

Zaid Mohammed is a marketing and network solutions manager. He’s also doing his master degree in communication engineering, while worked in different companies in the field of IT. Furthermore, he is a professional in…

Zarlasht Sarmast

Facilitator - Bishkek

Zarlasht Sarmast is an independent Afghan youths’ rights activist. Zarlasht is currently finishing her bachelors’ degree in International and Comparative Politics at the American University of Central Asia. She is an active member of…

Zedan Mohamad

Facilitator - Washington DC

Zedan Mohamad is the Iraq Country Director with Prosperity Catalyst since 2014. Throughout the last 15 years, he had the opportunity to work on multiple cross objectives projects with a variety of international, USG…

 Demarcus Lawrence Womens Jersey