Pakiza Abdulrahman
Bahrain Economic Development Board
Bahrain
Manager, Business Development - ICT/Startups
I joined the EDB team in 2017 in the capacity of Manager for the ICT/Startups sector, Business Development department. My responsibilities include looking after Startups in Bahrain and collaborating with community stakeholders to establish Bahrain as a startup hub for the region. Prior to joining EDB, I worked at Zain, Bahrain in the capacity of Manager within the Corporate Sustainability and Social Responsibility department whereby I was responsible for leading the CSR strategic programs for community development, youth empowerment and environmental stewardship. Further to this, I assisted in integrating the UN global goals into the business and launched collaborative initiatives to promote accordingly.