After successfully holding 12 events since 2016, Startup Grind Afghanistan is now holding its 13th event. This event of Startup Grind is hosting a social entrepreneur Mr. Omaid Sharifi.
About this event
Omaid Sharifi is co-founder and president of ArtLords. He is also Atlantic Council’s Millennium Leadership Fellow and an Asia Society 21 Fellow. Mr. Sharifi is winner of the Best Animation for Peace and Tolerance Award from MiSK-UNDP Youth Forum in New York; winner of the Anti-Corruption Excellence Award Winner from Ban Ki-Moon; and winner of Afghanistan’s Social Media Award for encouraging offline action in 2017, 2016 and 2015 respectively. He co-founded the “I See You” campaign against corruption, Hamdeli Network and Sela Foundation in Afghanistan. Mr. Sharifi is a U.S. State Department IVLP alumnus. The President and First Lady of Afghanistan recognize his work.
Mr. Sharifi is a source of inspiration, come and learn from his story how he has made art not a source of legal income and also a tool for solving major social challenges.