A former at-risk immigrant child turned leader and entrepreneur. Fahd Alhattab is a reputable figure in the field of leadership development, motivational speaking, and social innovation – and he’s on a mission to enable others to drive change.
In his pursuit to move others, Fahd founded a camp for underprivileged children in Ottawa; raised more than a combined 1.2 million dollars for local charities; and spoke at National We Day in front of an audience of 16,000 people. His savvy skills and team spirit landed him Canada’s Top 20 Under 20 Award when he was 19 years old.
Leadership In Action
He proved himself an entrepreneur while completing two terms as the President of Carleton University Students’ Association where he represented more than 25,000 students to all levels of government. Additionally, he successfully managed a team of 150 staff and a nine-million-dollar budget for four businesses and 12 service and resource centres.
Known for his ability to lead others, Fahd launched a student entrepreneurship centre called Hatch, which founded around 15 student startups and raised more than $200,000 in seed capital – not including a tech-startup he launched post-graduation, raising thousands in a crowdfunding campaign.
Developing Leaders Across Canada
Fahd currently works with leaders and their organizations across Canada to maximize team effectiveness and build the next generation of global leaders. While working on educational reform in post-secondary institutions by combining learning with social impact.
As a youth speaker Fahd’s use of storytelling, humour, and interactive training has engaged more than 35,000 participants across Canada, leaving them feeling empowered to be the leaders of today – not tomorrow.