Managing Director, Community
Hala is the Managing Director, Community at Solve. Previously, Hala was Solve's Director of Economic Prosperity. Her work focuses on solving through innovation and partnership challenges such as economic inequality and the future of work in an era of profound digital transformation. Hala’s career revolves around policy, strategy, and building partnerships for social impact. This includes a public-private initiative for employment in the Middle East at the World Economic Forum, advising governments on public sector reform and donor engagement through her work at the World Bank and the UN, and advising non-profits on strategy and business models. Her last appointment at the World Economic Forum was as Director of Strategy & Impact. Hala holds a Masters in Public Policy from Harvard University, and in Int'l Development from American University, DC. Her Bachelor’s in Economics was from the American University of Beirut. She was a Global Leadership Fellow of the World Economic Forum.
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