Amira AlZayed

Kuwait | Program Manager - Savour Ventures

Amira AlZayed

Kuwait | Program Manager - Savour Ventures

Biography

Amira is intimately involved with all aspects of Savour, including its strategy, operations, and startup selection. Building relationships with leading individuals and groups in the Kuwaiti startup community and with Savour's extended network outside Kuwait. Most importantly, Amira is responsible for the management and execution of the yearly accelerator program from facilitating class discussions, all the way to hosting Demo Day.

Amira previously spent 2016 exploring programs for Mefazec incubator as a business development manager. Her focus was in categorizing Kuwait's startup ecosystem concerning developing approaches to raise awareness about the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Kuwait to drive participation and understanding among the youth.

Preceding that Amira was a Marketing Officer at MMC Catering, a well-established food, and beverage company that is known for its franchises and locally created restaurant concepts. Prior to that Amira was part of the startup that brought Kuwait its first large scale food festival. Amira has a degree in Management from the University of Massachusetts.

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