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Julia Profeta Johansson is the co-founder of Conscious Growth, a fintech providing fast, impact-driven and non-dilutive capital to tech entrepreneurs, and the founder of Ella Impact, a global community of women focused on developing connections and knowledge around the theme of impact investments and impact businesses.
She was previously a partner at Vox Capital, the first impact investing fund manager in Brazil, and thus has been featured among the top women investing in tech in Latin America since 2017. Julia writes about these topics for the BMW Foundation blog and is also co-founder of StartupLife Berlin.
Julia has also worked with Yunus Social Business, Rocket Internet, Itaú BBA, and Mundo InNova, her former business innovation magazine. Passionate about photography and filmmaking, she is also involved with the entertainment industry, in order to use it as a positive social transformation tool on a large scale.
BEAT’s mission is to transform lives through the power of creative expression and music.
Soraya Hosni is an anthropologist and serial entrepreneur. Her polyglotism combined with a journey from Parisian suburbs, to remote pacific islands or conflict zones allows a unique societal understanding that she brings into the most innovative problem-solving. After an active executive and academic career, she decided to repatriate to Tunisia and work from within to preserve culture and advance impact in Business.
Her latest ventures include The New Medina, an initiative to build heritage centred models for urban development, starting with her ancestral home and the UNESCO World Heritage Medina of Sousse in Tunisia. She proudly serves as the Nexus Tunisia Ambassador.
Ahmed Ezzat is the founder and CEO of both CORE Training and Consulting and Vanilla Social Media, Ahmed is one of the entrepreneurs with strong hands-on experience in consultation services for projects valued at more than $20 million including multinational organizations experience.
Ahmed has an MBA from The Arab Academy of
Science, attended Leadership Coaching Training in Singularity University Ventures and became a mentor at Singularity University
He is a chapter leader and active member and coach at Hive Global Leaders Program – the USA, a speaker at Startup Grind Egypt, Startup Path in Romania and a speaker Hive India. Ahmed was among the judges of DEMO Africa Innovation Tour for Entrepreneurship.
A believer in the potential of social entrepreneurship to shift mindsets and capabilities of both entrepreneurs and communities, Ali has dedicated his early career to strategy, research, and supporting youth-led ventures.
Ali founded the Beirut Art Salon, a social enterprise that offers a creative space for emerging artists to display, teach, and speak through art, inviting them to cross-pollinate and forge partnerships together.
During his time as a student, Ali led over 650 students by serving on seven club cabinets and was elected into the highest house of student government. Upon graduation, Ali was awarded the Penrose Award, the most prestigious of awards on campus.