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Meet Fahd Alhattab

An at-risk immigrant child turned entrepreneur.

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.

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Founded a camp for underprivileged children.

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.

President of Carleton University's Student Association.

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.


Founded a student entrepreneurship centre.

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.

Trains startup leaders and teams across the country.

Fahd currently works with leaders and their organizations across Canada to maximize team effectiveness and build the next generation of global leaders. He also consults post-secondary institutions on how to bring an entrepreneurial mindset into the classroom.


Inspired over 50,000 people in counting.

As a youth speaker Fahd’s use of storytelling, humour, and interactive training has engaged more than 50,000 participants across Canada, leaving them feeling empowered to be the leaders of today.

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