Rasha Abu Shakdam
Rasha Abu Shakdam is a social entrepreneur and creative who is passionate about working with people, especially children, whom she believes are the dreamers of the future. She currently serves as the COO of Martha EDU, which she co-founded with Ehab Kahwati, and is in charge of overseeing the product design process from innovation to implementation. Rasha is excited about new ideas and contributes to social innovation by participating in different mentoring and volunteering programs. She holds a BA in Law and came from a legal background before entering the social entrepreneurship space. She was inspired to work in the humanitarian field after a transformative experience in the IRC’s Mahali Community Innovation Lab where she worked with a team to evaluate new technological innovations.