Alice is passionate about business approaches to humanitarian challenges. Before moving to Iraq, she worked as the design lead at the Columbia Entrepreneurship Design Studio, teaching entrepreneurship programs and coaching startups in New York City. She was an innovation specialist in UNHCR Innovation, an entrepreneurial unit in the UN Refugee Agency. She also worked at the American University of Iraq, Sulaimani, and consulted with Mercy Corps' Social Ventures team.
They go through a pretty intensive application process, including boot camps and things where we can actually watch them in action. We take the most impressive entrepreneurs out of that group of people and we work with them to develop their business idea.23 April 2021