Alwaleed Abdeen

Founder, CMO, and Project Manager in Khartoum, Sudan

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5+ years in digital marketing, youth development & entrepreneurship programs. MSc E-Business & Innovation from Lancaster University

Alwaleed from Sudan is an Ashoka Changemaker Scholar who completed the Future of Work in Africa online course: Innovation In Youth Employment with Ashoka and the MasterCard Foundation, Alumni of the Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme and Alumni of YALI Regional Leadership Center East Africa Civic Leadership Track.

Founder of Ya Zool Events & Ya Zool For9a Netwok.

Previously worked in establishing Sudan Startup Hub the 1st Sudanese co-working space & business incubator in the role of projects manager and online community manager where he developed the I Know Business Workshops and initiated and co-created Womenomics Sudan an open platform for women to discuss, share and explore opportunities and challenges relating to their business, careers and personal development.

He was part of the TEDxKhartoum 2013 team and Co-organized TEDxKhartoum Live 2013 of TEDGlobal “Think Again" with organizer Nada Ahmed, and volunteered for another six TEDx events (TEDxNileStreet 2013 - TEDxKhartoumED 2013 - TEDxAlMoasasa 2013 - [email protected] 2013 - TEDxKhartoum 2015 - TEDxSheffieldHallamUniversity 2015 ). He Also worked in organizing the 1st edition of Sudan Independent Film Festival.