A former at-risk child turned leader and entrepreneur, Fahd Alhattab’s mission is to enable people to drive change, build their dreams, and embrace leadership.
Though still a youth, Fahd launched a camp for underprivileged kids; raised more than 1.2 million dollars for Ottawa charities; and spoke at National We Day, Count Me In and many other youth collectively now over 22,000 people! His savvy skills and off-beat attitude landed him Canada’s Top 20 Under 20 Award in 2013.
He proved himself an entrepreneur while completing two terms as the President of Carleton University Students’ Association and representing 25,000 students at all government levels. He founded the Hatch Centre, 15 student startups, and raised more than $200,000 in seed capital while also managing a team of 150 staff and an eight-million-dollar budget. Post-graduation, Fahd launched a tech-startup that raised thousands of dollars through a crowdfunding campaign.
Fahd has built a reputable career in leadership development, motivational speaking, and creative fundraising. With a fun demeanor and a background in youth work, Fahd entertains and engages the audience, and leaves them feeling empowered to be the leaders of today - not tomorrow.
Showcase Description for “The 5 Habits of Transformative Leaders”
In this inspiring and practical keynote, Fahd engages your students with humour, stories and gives them insight into maximizing their leadership potential. Fahd takes your students through a personal journey of student leadership, from his time as Gr. 8 class president, to High School Co-president, and his journey as the President Carleton University Students’ Union. Fahd’s first hand experience of student leadership shapes this engaging keynote with applicable tools and lessons for your students to grow in their leadership journey and increase their community impact. Fahd introduces students to the 5 habits of transformative leadership that student must learn to achieve their maximum potential while building on a foundation of self-leadership.