Fahd Alhattab is a former at-risk kid turned youth leader. He is a motivational speaking, creative fundraiser, who’s business savvy skills and offbeat way of doing things had him named one of Canada’s Top 20 Under 20.
Launching a camp for underprivileged kids while he was in high school, to raising over a combined half a million dollars for Ottawa charties, and Speaking at National We Day in front of 16,000 youth. Fahd has begun leaving an impressive footprint.
While in University Fahd launched Hatch – an entrepreneurship centre at Carleton – for students, creating over 15 student startups and raising over $200,000 in seed capital.
At the age of 22 Fahd was managing an 8 million dollar budget, with 15 full-time staff direct reports, whom collectively oversaw 100 part-time staff, 4 independent businesses, and 12 service and resource centres. Fahd served as the President of the Carleton University Students’ Association for two years, representing over 25,000 students federally, provincially, and at a local level.
Today Fahd’s mission is to help as many young people as possible; to empower them to spark remarkable change, build their dreams and embrace leadership.
His youth worker background and silly demeanour have his audience cracking at his jokes, engaged by his stories, and left empowered to be the leaders of today and not tomorrow.