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Mr. Omar Abdelsalam
Omar Abdelsalam is an teaching assistant at the British University in Egypt. Graduated back in 2019 , specializing in Entrepreneurship & Sustainability. Being top of his class, he started pursuing his post-graduate studies focusing on entrepreneurial marketing from the Arab Academy For Maritime and Transport. He also was responsible for the co-delivery of entrepreneurship-centric modules such as Entrepreneurial Organizations, Entrepreneurial People, Special Topics in Entrepreneurship, and Entrepreneurial Culture. Additionally, as a research in-country consultant, he is involved with the Japanese International Cooperation Agency and several other international agencies, leading projects that are centered around female entrepreneurship in urban and rural areas. Moreover, he has on-ground experience with foreign direct investment in the micro-insurance industry over the time-span of 2 years. Furthermore, inclined towards entrepreneurship both pragmatically as well as academically, he has founded his own start-up that focuses on the improvement of youth’s soft skills by offering specialized presentation skills boot camps addressing both academic and corporate contexts. His business venture has been operating in the market for up to a year serving more than 200 college students, high school students, and corporate employees. Moreover, he has been involved in the faculty’s outreach programs, the university’s marketing campaigns as a public speaker and a trainer, and the world youth forum back in 2019.