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About

 

Stanford MENA Forum 

March 9, 2019

1:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Empower Change

 

Mission

Stanford MENA Forum aims to educate 100 future business leaders about the region’s latest trends, opportunities, and challenges to inspire them to drive change and create local as well as global impact. The Forum will bring together leaders in entrepreneurship, investments, technology, and innovation and showcase the diverse and colorful culture that the MENA region has to offer.

 

Speakers

Ali Ojjeh 

Northgate Capital 

Executive Chairman

May Habib

Qordoba

Founder and CEO

Ibrahim Almojel

Saudi Industrial Development Fund

Director General

Mashal Waqar

The Tempest

Co-Founder and COO

Khalid Ismail

HIMangel

Chairman

Mostafa Kandil

Swvl

Co-Founder and CEO

Deena Shakir

Google Ventures

Partner

Ramy Adeeb

1984 Ventures

General Partner

Ramzi Ramsey

SoftBank Investment Advisers

Director

Alaa Halawa

Mubadala Ventures

Partner

Amr Shady

AiNGEL Corp.

Co-Founder and CEO

Noor Sweid

Global Ventures

General Partner

Rani Saad

Foundamental

Managing Partner

Khalid Al Ali

Senseta​

Founder & Executive Chairman

Steve Ciesinski

Stanford Graduate School of Business

Lecturer

Aly El Badry

Cloudcath

CEO

Mariam Maghribi

Ativision

CEO

Jonathan Levin

Stanford Graduate School of Business

Dean

Cultural Speakers

Maya Salameh

Stanford University

Undergraduate

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Ramzi Salti

Stanford University

Lecturer, Author, and Radio Show Host

Lubna Kayyali

London School of Economics and Political Science 

MSc in Management Candidate 

 

Program 

12:45 PM

Registration

1:30 PM

Dean Jonathan Levin

Opening Remarks

1:40 PM

Ali Ojjeh

Florence during the Renaissance

1:20 PM

Welcome Note
 

2:00 PM

Ibrahim Al Mojel

Human Capital and Industrial Change

 

2:20 PM

Khaled Ismail

Building Global Ventures out of Emerging Countries

2:40 PM

May Habib

Lessons Learned From MENA to the Valley

 

2:55 PM

Mashal Waqar

Women In Leadership in MENA

 

3:10 PM

Mostafa Kandil

Re-inventing Public Transport in Emerging Markets

 

3:30 PM

Networking

4:00 PM

Ramy Adeeb, Dina Shakir, Amr Shady, Alaa Halawa

Entrepreneurship and Venture Capital: A Vehicle For Change

4:35 PM

Rani Saad, Ramzi Ramsey, Khalid Al Ali, Noor Sweid

Technology Trends in Emerging Markets

 

5:05 PM

Aly El Badry, Mariam Maghribi

Innovation in Healthcare

 

5:40 PM

Cultural Night
Hosted by the International Student Committee 
Dr. Ramzi Salti

A Conversation About Music For Empowerment

 

Maya Salameh & Lubna Kayyali

Confessions of Two Poets

 

Dinner

Dinner Set to the Rhythms of the Middle East Ensemble

 

 

Partners

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Twig

Collaborative

Center for African Studies at Stanford University

Stanford Persian Student Association