Founder, Young Leaders Institute
Nadia Hassan, MBA is known amongst her peers as a Social Strategist for young people. A California girl and daughter of US Marine, Nadia is the Founder and Executive Director of Young Leaders Institute, a youth leadership platform and network connector that empowers youth toward social entrepreneurship and social innovation. Nadia has an MBA from Bentley University, where she did her thesis in Islamic Finance and Sustainable Economics. Nadia is currently a media contributor and has appeared on TV / radio shows such as The Heat, Open Lens, Sputnik Radio, and U.S. Arab Radio. Nadia serves on the Prince George’s County Muslim Council and is a National Committee Board Member to the Muslim Caucus of America. Most recently, Nadia became a Commissioner appointee to the governor of Maryland’s Commission on African and Middle Eastern American Affairs.