Harvard Arab Alumni invites Khaled Al Sabawi to Participate as a Distinguished Speaker of the Energy Panel in the 5th Annual Arab Weekend Conference of Harvard Business School
Harvard Arab Alumni has invited Khaled Al Sabawi, President of MENA Geothermal and General Manager of Union Construction and Investment, to participate in its 5th Annual Arab Weekend Conference of Harvard Business School to be held on November 13th 2011 at the Harvard Business School.
The Harvard Arab Weekend is a conference taking place at Harvard and aims to bring a realistic perspective on the ongoing change in the Arab World as an important step for creating a sustainable and productive society and to inspire the audience, many of whom are Arab students and young professionals at Harvard and other neighboring academic and professional institutes. The conference is led by students from all different graduate and undergraduate Harvard schools and attended by over 1,000 participants, including industry leaders, government officials, professionals, and graduate students and alumni from Harvard, MIT, Stanford, Wharton, and Columbia, as well as many of the region’s top employers. The theme of this year’s conference is “The Arab Revolution: What’s Next?”.
Mr. Al Sabawi is invited as a distinguished speaker of the energy panel which will also host a number of experts of the same field including: Mr. Khaled Al-Faleh the CEO of Aramco in Saudi Arabia, Mr. Sultan Al-Jaber the CEO of Masdar Company in Abu Dhabi, Mr. Hussein Al-Shuhristani, the Former Oil Minister of Iraq. This year’s Energy panel aims to explore the implications of the current transformation in the Middle East and North Africa on the world’s energy future. Mr. Al Sabawi will be sharing his own inspiring experience in this field as Founder and President of MENA Geothermal, the first and fastest growing geothermal business in the MENA region.
Harvard Arab Alumni was founded in 2001 and aims to strengthen and assure the presence and positive representation of the Arabs in Harvard University either by the number of the Arab students or the teaching material and teaching staff. It also aims to build a network of Harvard graduates who are concerned with the situation of the Arab World.
Mr. Al Sabawi is the Founder and President of MENA Geothermal, a Palestinian green energy business and the first geothermal business in the MENA region. MENA Geothermal was awarded the National Energy Globe Award in 2008 and is currently installing the largest geothermal system in the Middle East, in Jordan. Mr. Al Sabawi was named “One of the World’s Top Energy Entrepreneurs” by Global Post and was a speaker at this year’s TEDxRamallah. Khaled is also the General Manager of UCI, one of the largest real-estate development companies in Palestine.