Youth Entrepreneurship - Guest Lecture by Rebeen Pasha | The American University of Iraq Sulaimani

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Youth Entrepreneurship - Guest Lecture by Rebeen Pasha

Location: 
Lecture Hall A-G-05
Tuesday, November 24, 2015 - 11:00

Tuesday, November 24th, 2015
3:00 - 4:30 PM

AUIS is proud to host and partner with Social Development Horizon’s Middle East Young Entrepreneurs Dreams (MYE Dream) initiative as part of the Global Entrepreneurship Week, and host Kurdish American social entrepreneur and founder of MYE Dream, Rebeen Pasha, MSPH, for a talk with AUIS community on Tuesday, Nov 24th, 2015.

The talk and conversation will focus on entrepreneurship, the challenges of disengagement of youth from the state and economy, and innovative approaches to rebuild societies through public-private partnerships. All members of the university community are invited to attend.

MYE Dream is a new vision, comprehensive approach, public-private partnership, and incubator to leapfrog economic growth in the Middle East through entrepreneurship and investing in youth. It focuses on 3 dimensions approach (ye)3D™ of Entrepreneurs’ Dreams, Dialogue, and Development inspiring a collective vision for sustainable development, and a new generation of leaders and businesses advancing their communities, the region, and the world.

About the speaker:

Rebeen Dilshad Pasha is an American Kurd from Sulaimani, a social entrepreneur, and international development practitioner and expert. He is the founder of Social Development Horizons and the MYE Dream initiative, as well as co-founder and chair of the Kurdish American Relations Center and the American Friends of Kurdistan.

Prior to dedicating his time to youth engagement and entrepreneurship, he was Senior Advisor and Health Team Lead for USAID Middle East Bureau in Washington DC. Rebeen has worked with the United Nations in Iraq, contributing to the UN Development Assistance Framework, US Peace Corps, as Chief of Operations for Office of Global Health, and several non-governmental organizations across 34 countries in public private partnerships, youth development, and health systems. He has his bachelors from the University of Virginia and a Master’s of Science in (Health) Policy.

Find out more about MYEDream here: http://www.myedream.me/