Middle East

Fri, 11/20/2020 - 21:33
GIST Alum, Liber Health, Selected to Represent UAE at World Summit Awards
GIST Alum, Liber Heath, has earned the nomination of best national digital solution in the category of Health and Well-being and will be representing the United Arab Emirates for the 2020 World Summit Awards (WSA).
Tue, 07/07/2020 - 14:10
GIST U.S.-Pakistan Startup Training Participants Announced!

 

The National Academy of Sciences, the U.S. Department of State’s Global Innovation through Science and Technology (GIST) Initiative, and Ratio Flux LLC have made the final selection of the innovation teams who will attend the virtual entrepreneurship and innovation training course designed to provide early stage Pakistani startup teams (including teams exploring an opportunity to start a company) hands-on experience with internationally-recognized best practices in technology commercialization.

Wed, 05/06/2020 - 08:21
GIST Alumni Corner: Dr. Iffat Zafar Video Interview

At last year's GIST Tech-I Pitch Competition, we had a chance to talk with Dr. Iffat Zafar of Sehat Kahani about her startup, being a GIST Entrepreneur, paying-it-forward by being a GIST Mentor to new generations, and the role GIST plays in startup ecosystems. 

 

 

Wed, 03/11/2020 - 11:29
GIST Alumni Corner: Sadaf Naz of Her Ground

 

This month's GIST Alumni video profile presents Sadaf Naz, founder of Her Ground, an online subscription service that delivers feminine hygiene products to users’ doorsteps.

Wed, 12/11/2019 - 12:04
On a Mission to Make Healthcare Safer: A Conversation with GIST Business Incubation Participant, Syed Abrar Ahmed

 

Syed Abrar Ahmed, CEO of AzaadHealth, is on a mission to prevent untimely deaths as a result of medical errors. His motivation is personal. Several years ago, Abrar lost his brother to liver cancer. Countless mistakes occurred during his brother’s treatment because healthcare providers couldn’t access his complete health records. Those errors led to adverse reactions, resulting in his death.

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