Rasha Abu Safieh is Catalyst2030 Aotearoa New Zealand chapter co-chair, Edmund Hillary Fellow, Time Magazine Next Generation Leader 2018, co-founder of the first IT impact-sourcing social enterprise in Palestine, social entrepreneur, innovator, change-maker, mother, and much more. Rasha is a Palestinian refugee who studied in UNRWA school and lived through three wars in Gaza. A new migrant in New Zealand, Rasha will walk you through her lived life story, a story that will inspire you, a story that can tell you truthfully how a living crisis could be your pathway to creating system change. Rasha’s journey is an amazing illustration of the human spirit and being true to your universal guidance and values to bring hope and inspiration despite the cards of life we are dealt.
Catalysing Change Week | 1–5 May 2023
Solutions from the Frontlines
Resilience and Crisis: Developing an Adaptive Mindset for Social Innovation
13 May 2022 | 09:00 - 09:30 CEST
Rasha Abu Safieh Jason Jacobs
Sustainable development goals
GOAL 1: No Poverty GOAL 4: Quality Education GOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth