Ms. Shahida Saleem is a highly experienced, award winning, social entrepreneur. She is an internationally recognized professional experienced in building sustainable social development programs using private sector partners and emerging technologies. She has co-founded and managed three social enterprises (and remains on their Boards) and understands intimately the process of taking ideas to market and to scale.

Ms. Saleem has over 25 years of international business and management experience including work on multi-million dollar donor funded projects. She is recognized for her “out of the box” solutions thinking, and has successfully built many cross sector collaborations to address critical social issues.