Five seed funding awards, with a total value of $210,000 USD and €25,000, were available through a competition held during the event.

For full details of the awards and finalists, click here. This space will be updated with the winners, when they are announced. 


 

Malala Fund Award

(50,000 USD)

ReBootKamp (RBK)  

ITWORX and Mercy Corps

Ideate.Orchestrate.Integrate. (IoI) and Etude

 

All Children Reading (Award 2) 

50,000 USD

Little Thinking Minds

Asafeer Education Technologies and Mercy Corps

 

 

 

Worldreader Award

50,000 USD

We Love Reading and Creative Society

Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) and Integrated Solutions

 
 

Zain Award

10,000 USD

All applicants to the Zain award were accepted into Zain’s incubator. 

 

Thank you to our generous sponsors and partners for making this event possible.

 
 
 

An overview of the speakers who participated in the event is below. Click here to see the full agenda and content from some of the presentations.

Mark Chapple, Head of No Lost Generation, World Vision

Mark Chapple, Head of No Lost Generation, World Vision

Catherine Barnett, No Lost Generation Lead, UNICEF

Catherine Barnett, No Lost Generation Lead, UNICEF

Rana Kelani, Graduate, ReBootKAMP

Rana Kelani, Graduate, ReBootKAMP

Dr Diana Woolis, Director of Education, Carey Institute

Dr Diana Woolis, Director of Education, Carey Institute

Gareth Crawford, President and CEO of Carey Institute

Gareth Crawford, President and CEO of Carey Institute

Leila Toplic, NLG Tech Task Force, NetHope

Leila Toplic, NLG Tech Task Force, NetHope

Janina Peterek, Healthcare Global Account Manager, Google

Janina Peterek, Healthcare Global Account Manager, Google

Batoul Ajlouni, Business Development VP, ITG

Batoul Ajlouni, Business Development VP, ITG

Alf Inge, Norwegian University of Science and Technology

Alf Inge, Norwegian University of Science and Technology

Kate Radford, Program Manager - Can't Wait to Learn, War Child

Kate Radford, Program Manager - Can't Wait to Learn, War Child

Faisal Al Bitar, Assistant Investment Manager, Oasis 500

Faisal Al Bitar, Assistant Investment Manager, Oasis 500

Anthony Bloome, Senior EdTech Specialist, USAID

Anthony Bloome, Senior EdTech Specialist, USAID

Frank Schott, Vice President -Global Programs, NetHope

Frank Schott, Vice President -Global Programs, NetHope

Mohamed K. Jinini, CSR Program Manager, Cisco

Mohamed K. Jinini, CSR Program Manager, Cisco

Ghada Khalifa, MEA Region Philanthropies Director, Microsoft

Ghada Khalifa, MEA Region Philanthropies Director, Microsoft

Sissel Breie, Norwegian Ambassador to Jordan

Sissel Breie, Norwegian Ambassador to Jordan

David Yunger, VP Business Development, Pearson

David Yunger, VP Business Development, Pearson

Sean Carroll, Senior Director, Creative Associates

Sean Carroll, Senior Director, Creative Associates

Aditi Desai, Programmes Specialist, Malala Fund

Aditi Desai, Programmes Specialist, Malala Fund

Aape Pohjavirta, Founder, Facebook Funzi

Aape Pohjavirta, Founder, Facebook Funzi

Hugh Bosley, Founder, ReBootKAMP

Hugh Bosley, Founder, ReBootKAMP

Drew Londgren, Executive Director - Social Partnerships, World Vision

Drew Londgren, Executive Director - Social Partnerships, World Vision

Miles Armitage, Australian Ambassador to Jordan

Miles Armitage, Australian Ambassador to Jordan

Tom Fletcher, Advisor, Global Business Coalition for Education 

Tom Fletcher, Advisor, Global Business Coalition for Education 

Ayan Kishore, Director, Technology for Development

Ayan Kishore, Director, Technology for Development

Wendy Smith, Director of Education, Worldreader

Wendy Smith, Director of Education, Worldreader

Leonardo Frau, Product Specialist, Google

Leonardo Frau, Product Specialist, Google

Rama Kayyali Jardaneh, Founder, Little Thinking Minds

Rama Kayyali Jardaneh, Founder, Little Thinking Minds

Sebastian de Quant, Facilitator, Startupboat

Sebastian de Quant, Facilitator, Startupboat

Shaker Kh. A. Al-Jubarat, Head of ICT Content, Queen Rania Center 

Shaker Kh. A. Al-Jubarat, Head of ICT Content, Queen Rania Center 

Sally Metwally, Education in Distress Business Director, ITWORX

Sally Metwally, Education in Distress Business Director, ITWORX

Adelheid Soden, Coordination/HR, StartupBoat

Adelheid Soden, Coordination/HR, StartupBoat

Angela Kim, Industrial/Interaction Designer, StartupBoat

Angela Kim, Industrial/Interaction Designer, StartupBoat

 

If you have any questions, please get in touch. Our team members in Amman, Washington and London will get back to you as soon as possible and can follow-up up with a face-to-face meeting if necessary.

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