"Fahd Alhattab is still one of the greatest, inspirational, and thoughtful people I have heard speak to this day." - Student

The Perfect Youth Speaker for Your Leadership Event

Fahd has inspired over 50,000 students.

Trusted by 118 schools and organizations

  • ENGAGED: Delivers humorous and engaging storytelling that captivates students

  •  IMPACT: Empowers your students to become leaders and  make an impact in their community

  • FUNDING: He will work within your budget and provide cost-saving solutions

  • RISK-FREE: 100% Satisfaction Guarantee


The 5 Levels of Student Leadership

Ideal for: Residence Orientation | Student Orientation  |  Leadership Group/Camp  |  Leadership Conference 

In this inspiring and practical keynote, Fahd engages your students with humour, stories and gives them insight into maximizing their leadership potential.


Fahd takes your students through a personal journey of student leadership, from his time as Gr. 8 class president, to High School Co-president, and his journey as the President Carleton University Students' Union. Fahd's first-hand experience of student leadership shapes this engaging keynote with applicable tools and lessons for your students to grow in their leadership journey and increase their community impact.


Fahd introduces students to the 5 levels of leadership that students must climb to achieve their maximum potential while building on a foundation of self-leadership.

Topics Covered:

  • A foundation of self-leadership

  • Inclusion & Diversity

  • Understanding the importance of decision making

  • How to make an impact in your community

  • Starting with a small impact and growing

  • Taking action on issues you care about

  • Building resiliency 

  • Creating strong healthy relationships

  • Getting through obstacles and past failure

  • Leadership strategies for student success

"Fahd was incredible. His life stories were relevant, engaging and humorous. His overall delivery was exceptional. In fact, the very best that I have seen in my 38 years in education. As a school team, we are putting a huge focus on student leadership. Fahd said that yes, he could help us. He delivered tenfold -The staff and the students were so positive about the hour spent with Fahd! A super rock star presenter!"




Student Success | Personal Growth 

Ideal for: Fall Orientation  |  Welcome Back Week  |  Residence Orientation  |  Student Orientation 

In this inspiring, humorous and engaging keynote, Fahd will inspire your students to make a positive impact in their school, organization or community.


Fahd takes them through a personal journey where he coaches youth on fundamental personal development principles, digs deep into the topics of school and community culture while empowering them with the tools to take action and create a remarkable positive impact in their community. The real magic happens when students are empowered to define and create a school culture they are proud of.  Students will feel motivated and responsible to raise the culture to a higher standard.


Fahd teaches students to push past their limiting beliefs, create their own paths of success, and help their community along the way.

Topics Covered:

  • How to become your best self

  • Inspire a culture of self-leadership

  • Inclusion & Diversity

  • Overcoming challenges and obstacles

  • Staying Motivated and Inspired

  • Getting involved in your school

  • Creating a positive community at school

  • Understanding the importance of decision making

  • Taking action on issues you care about

  • Building resiliency 

  • Creating strong healthy relationships

"We had used Fahd for several events when we wanted to make an impact with the message we asked him to share. He has a natural charisma, the charm of youth, and wisdom that exceeds his years. When our students hear him speak, they are enamoured with his storytelling, as they are inspired to dream about how they can shape their lives and the world around them."

JOHN UNSWORTH, Head of Students Services




Social Entrepreneurship & Creating Your Own Path

Ideal for: Career Day Fair  |  Entrepreneurship Conference  |  Student Orientation  |  Leadership Conference

Entrepreneurship has gained popularity and many youths see it as a viable career path; but what is an entrepreneur?


An artist, a speaker, a coder, an engineer, an athlete, a youth worker or a youtube streamer can all be entrepreneurs. Entrepreneurs seek to solve problems by creating unique solutions. Fahd will engage your students, teaching them how they can solve problems within their community as creative, social, and innovative entrepreneurs.


Fahd’s youth worker background and silly demeanour will have your students cracking at his jokes, engaged by his stories, and left empowered to be leaders.

Topics Covered:

  • How to be creative

  • How to create your own path

  • Overcoming challenges and obstacles

  • Staying motivated and inspired

  • Getting involved in your school

  • How to make an impact of social entrepreneurship 

  • Taking action on issues you care about

  • Building resiliency 

  • Creative problem solving

Fahd's sincere joyfulness had my students hooked from the moment he walked out to greet them.  His energy is infectious! He clearly messaged to my students they have within them the ability to change someone's life in a positive way and in doing so change their life for the better too. It's a win-win when you share what you have no matter how little you have.




How To Overcome Failures and Thrive

Ideal for:  Leadership Conference  |  Entrepreneurship Conference  |  Student Orientation  |  Welcome Week

Flipping the script on its head, Fahd engages your students with thrilling stories of leadership triumph that ultimately end in failures and disasters.


Instead of the typical keynote, where an accomplished individual engages students in their stories of success, Fahd chooses instead to share with students the lessons and hardships that come with failures, with the goal of shedding light to some of the inevitable setbacks that students will face on their student leadership journey. Throughout his humourous and inspiring stories, Fahd shares the lessons that came along the way and provides practical tools and strategies for your students to succeed.

Topics Covered:

  • Questioning Assumptions

  • How to Navigate Negative Self-Talk

  • Understanding Quality and Quantity

  • Creating More

  • Having A Bias for Action

  • Focusing on the Long-Game

  • Building resiliency 

  • Ultimate Success Formula

Fahd’s talks are a wonderful balance of humour, authenticity and introspection, that leave the audience feeling empowered and inspired. His message resonated with both the student mentees and the alumni mentors alike.

KRISTEN McCLOSKEY, Carleton University



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