Tech Forward Speaker Spotlight: Shiza Shahid

Tech Forward is excited to welcome Shiza Shahid, to Nashville this September!

Shiza is the co-founder, along with Nobel Prize winner Malala Yousafzai, of the Malala Fund. This organization focuses on creating access to high quality education for all children around the world. She also launched NOW Ventures, in partnership with AngelList, where she invests in mission-driven technology startups that are solving the world’s most pressing challenges through technology, innovation, and high-growth business models. Through her work, she shows her passion for the impact of technology in the future.

Shiza is renowned for her work, receiving many awards as a thought leader. She was named one of TIME’s “30 Under 30 People Changing the World,” Forbes’ “30 Under 30 – Social Entrepreneurs”  and a Tribeca Institute Disruptive Innovator. Shiza is a prominent speaker and has spoken frequently at major international events, including Aspen Ideas Fest, Milken Global Institute, Forbes Women, Fortune Most Powerful Women, INC Women, Women Moving Millions, World Economic Forum and others.

As our keynote speaker, Shiza and her work strongly relates to the mission of Tech Forward. Through Shiza's presentation and technology conference content, nonprofits will be inspired to advances their mission and better their communities through technology. 

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