Yasmine Mustafa

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Yasmine Mustafa is an American CEO, entrepreneur, and activist. She is originally from Kuwait. [1][2]

Early life[edit]

Mustafa lived in Kuwait until she was eight years old. She evacuated with her family when the Gulf War began. [2]

Professional life[edit]

Mustafa attended Temple University part-time, financing her own education and graduating Summa Cum Laude in 2006. [1] In 2009, she started 123LinkIt, a company created to help writers make money off of their blogs. [1][3] She also founded the Philadelphia chapter of Girl Develop It, a nonprofit organization that teaches web and software development to women. [1][4]

Mustafa is the founder and CEO of ROAR for Good, a company which creates wearable technology to empower women and increase safety. [5]

In 2016, Mustafa was recognized in BBC's annual 100 Women series. [6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Yasmine Mustafa". Fox School of Business | Temple University | Philadelphia, PA. Retrieved 2017-01-11. 
  2. ^ a b "Yasmine Mustafa: ROAR for Good CEO. Wearable creator. Stargazer. - TechRepublic". TechRepublic. Retrieved 2017-01-11. 
  3. ^ TEDx Talks (2016-02-11), The Birth Lottery Does Not Define You | Yasmine Mustafa | TEDxPhiladelphia, retrieved 2017-01-11 
  4. ^ "About - Girl Develop It". www.girldevelopit.com. Retrieved 2017-01-11. 
  5. ^ Hoey, Kelly (2016-08-26). "Innovator Insights: CEO of ROAR for Good, Yasmine Mustafa @myasmine". Medium. Retrieved 2017-01-11. 
  6. ^ "BBC 100 Women 2016: Who is on the list?". BBC News. 2016-11-21. Retrieved 2017-01-11.