Startup Grind Next Event

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Date(s) - 15/03/2018
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Diamond Hall


About the event

Startup Grind is the largest independent startup community, actively educating, inspiring, and connecting 1,000,000 founders in over 300 cities. Including Afghanistan, we nurture startup ecosystems in 115 countries through events, media, and partnerships with organizations like Google for Entrepreneurs. The cornerstone of our global community are monthly events featuring successful local founders, innovators, educators, and investors who share lessons learned on the road to building great companies. Founded in Silicon Valley in 2010, to date, Startup Grind has helped millions of entrepreneurs find mentorship, connect to partners and hires, pursue funding, and reach new users.
After successfully holding 12 events since 2016, Startup Grind Afghanistan is now holding its 13th event. This event of Startup Grind is hosting a social entrepreneur Mr. Omaid Sharifi.
Omaid Sharifi is co-founder and president of ArtLords. He is also Atlantic Council’s Millennium Leadership Fellow and an Asia Society 21 Fellow. Mr. Sharifi is winner of the Best Animation for Peace and Tolerance Award from MiSK-UNDP Youth Forum in New York; winner of the Anti-Corruption Excellence Award Winner from Ban Ki-Moon; and winner of Afghanistan’s Social Media Award for encouraging offline action in 2017, 2016 and 2015 respectively. He co-founded the “I See You” campaign against corruption, Hamdeli Network and Sela Foundation in Afghanistan. Mr. Sharifi is a U.S. State Department IVLP alumnus. The President and First Lady of Afghanistan recognize his work.

Mr. Sharifi is a source of inspiration, come and learn from his story how he has made art not a source of legal income and also a tool for solving major social challenges.

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