Ahmad Ashkar (Hult Prize)

Beirut Digital District 1075 Rooftop - Nassif Yazigi Street, Bechara El Khoury Beirut, 0000
Beirut
Thu, Oct 26, 2017, 6:00 PM (EEST)

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About this event

Speaker: Ahmad Ashkar

Company: Hult Prize

Role: Founder & CEO

Bio: Chief Executive Officer with a decade of top-level management experience in both non-profit and for-profit sector. Dynamic experience in creating and growing companies and recognized as the 2016 Esquire Magazine Entrepreneur of the Year and 2017 CEO of the Year. Successful deployments in education, real estate, finance, advisory, hospitality, wellness and food and beverage.

Founded and built the engine which ignited the social enterprise revolution on college campuses around the world - the Hult Prize. In 2012 the Hult Prize was named in a TIME Magazine cover story which called out the top 5 ideas changing the world. In 2016, fourteen Hult Prize entrepreneurs were select to the Forbes 30 Under 30 List. The Hult Prize portfolio of startups includes market leaders in energy, transportation, healthcare, education and food. Widely regarded as the "Nobel Prize for Students" the Hult Prize continues to redefine the trajectory of young entrepreneurs in over 130 countries and is supported by its 1.6 million person network of alumni, students, coaches, advisers and mentors.

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Event schedule:

6:00-7:00: Networking & food!

7:00-8:00: Fireside chat with Ahmad

8:00-9:00: Networking

Speaker

  • Ahmad Ashkar

    Ahmad Ashkar

    Hult Prize

    Founder & CEO

    Founder and CEO @HultPrize Foundation - one of TIME Magazine's Top 5 ideas changing the world. 2016 Esquire Entrepreneur of the Year and Arabian Business 2017 CEO of the year.

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  • When

    Thursday, Oct 26
    6:00 PM - 9:00 PM (EEST)

    Where

    Beirut Digital District 1075 Rooftop
    Nassif Yazigi Street, Bechara El Khoury Beirut0000

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