Raya Bidshahri


Raya Bidshahri is a serial entrepreneur, writer, educator, futurist and keynote speaker. She has been described as a techno optimist, a communicator of popular science, and an advocate of curiosity, critical thinking, wonder, and awe.

Raya is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Awecademy, a future-focused educational organization that is disrupting traditional high school curricula and inspiring students to bring about civilization-level change. Awecademy prepares learners, educators, and industry leaders for a radically different future.

She is a founding member at SciFest Dubai, which serves to celebrate the science through the arts and has had a total of over 300+ events and 40,000+ audience members and participants.

Last but not least, Raya is an Advisor to the Educatefor.Life Sprint Teams during our Sprints.

You can watch her presentation at our 18.Dec 2018 community call right below here to get to know her.




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