'Innovate for Refugees' winners announced in Amman
MIT Enterprise Forum (MIT EF) Pan Arab and its partners Zain Group and MBC Hope announced the winners of their newly-established Innovate for Refugees competition – 7 tech solutions developed to empower refugees – at an award ceremony held at the King Hussein Business Park Main Theatre in Amman, Jordan, on October 4.
Ashish Chordia, co-founder of Boloro and BanQ, and the winner of Zain’s prize. 21 teams from around the world gathered at ZINC for a full day of training delivered by Ozan Sonmez, YellowX. Starting the training \nwith a candle of hope. Team Meshpoint pitching at the final round of judging. With Hala Fadel, Alexandre Mars, Admir Masic, Ahmad Hanandeh and Scott Gegenheimer. Ministers and politicians attending the Final award ceremony at the main theater of King Hussein Business Park. MentorED pitching for a Round 2 of judging panel. Panel discussion with Alexandre Mars and Admir Masic moderated by Hala Fadel. The 7 Innovate for Refugees winners gathered on stage. Change Water Labs receiving one of the prizes.