OUR FOUNDER

Manal Elattir


Manal Elattir

Manal Elattir has long been an advocate for female and youth empowerment in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. Manal co-founded the first mentoring network for women in Morocco, trained more than 1,500 youth across the MENA region on entrepreneurship, and was the director of the Middle East Partnership Initiative Alumni Network in Morocco. She is also a keynote speaker on issues such as entrepreneurship, youth employment, women’s rights, and intercultural dialogue.  

Manal has been recognized at the international level for her work and selected for some of the most prestigious programs, including: FORTUNE’s Most Powerful Women Program, the UNESCO Human Rights International Fellowship, the Global Women Leadership Network’s Women Leaders of the World, and the UNAOC International Fellowship.