George Khalaf is the founding Executive Director of Empatico, an EdTech startup connecting students to classrooms around the world using seamless video conferencing technology. George was formerly the Director of the Middle East and North Africa region at Synergos and leads the Arab World Social Innovators program for Synergos, an international nonprofit dedicated to reducing poverty and inequity. Mr. Khalaf has over six years of strategy consulting expereince with Accenture and Dalberg Gobal Development Advisors, where he advised multilateral organizations and corporations in the areas of strategy, multisector partnerships and business management. He has extensive experience in several development sectors, including health, education, and conflict resolution. Mr. Khalaf holds a Masters in International Development from Georgetown University and a BA in Political Science and International Relations from Swarthmore College.
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