Youth Forum

OPEN FORUM 2016

Inspiring Entrepreneurs to Creatively Solve Global Problems


April 30, 2016

Santa Clara Convention Center – CA

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Learn

A wonderful lineup of speakers will delve into a variety of topics, offering you their keen insights into industry trends and what you need to succeed in your career and business.

Network

OPEN Forum is an excellent way to connect with thought leaders, investors and entrepreneurs from a variety of industries. Get access, advice and make connections.

Contribute

Whether you are an investor, a professional or an entrepreneur, engage in OPEN activities and share your knowledge, expertise and insight to contribute and gain from others.

Anum Tariq

Anum Tariq

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Photography Manager, Shutterfly Inc.

Kashif Ali

Kashif Ali

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Co-founder, Endaga

Kiran Palla

Kiran Palla

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Senior Financial Analyst, Intel

Khushbo Khalil

Khushbo Khalil

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Enrollment Management, Zaytuna

Usman Ali

Usman Ali

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Student, Minerva University

Sami Imran

Sami Imran

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Student, UC Irvine

Nishat Azeem

Nishat Azeem

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Dental Student, UCSF

Areeba Yasin

Areeba Yasin

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Sophomore, Miramonte High School

Arsalan Ahmed

Arsalan Ahmed

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Junior, Sierra School

Sabrin Said

Sabrin Said

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College Advisor, Averroes

Ali Palla

Ali Palla

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CAI Berkeley

Wajih Siddiqui

Wajih Siddiqui

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Sophomore, Evergreen Valley High School

Sabeen Ali

Sabeen Ali

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Founder & CEO, AngelHack

Ismaeal Hyder

Ismaeal Hyder

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Sophomore, Saratoga High School

Zarah Umerani

Zarah Umerani

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Sophomore, Cupertino High School

Rabih Siddiqui

Rabih Siddiqui

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Sophomore, Evergreen Valley High School


9:05 am – 9:45 am Main Hall

Morning Keynote: Would You Like Apps With That?

Atif Rafiq, Chief Digital Officer of McDonald’s, talks with Folio3 Founder Umair Khan about his journey from Pakistani American teen to a global technology leader.

BusinessKeynote

9:45 am – 10:30 am Hall C

Inspirational Youth-Peer Mentoring for Academic Pathways

Student mentors from USC, UC Berkeley, UC Davis, Minerva University, UCSF, and UC Irvine.

Youth

10:30 am – 11:15 am Hall C

Young Entrepreneurs: Finding Your Company and Passion

Got an idea or talent you are passionate about? Come hear our young guests on how they took their idea or talent from a concept to completion and even selling their product to Facebook or capturing clients like Macy’s, E!, Mattel and Seventeen!! Panelists: Anum Tariq, Kashif Ali, Sabeen Ali Moderators: Areeba Yasin, Arsalan Ahmed

EntrepreneurshipYouth

11:15 am – 12:00 pm Oak Room A – 2nd floor

Hack the Code to College-Admissions: Counseling for Academic and Career Pathways

Confused, overwhelmed , stressed about Common Core testing, AP exams, PSAT, SAT, Essays and College apps? Fear no more and join our experts and professionals from college prep centers as they help you through steps required to get into college of your choice. Bring your questions and our college admission counselors will help answer them. […]

Youth

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Oak Room A – 2nd floor

Get Published: Meet and Greet Authors

Meet the authors of academic level and children’s novel. Bring your questions on how to publish a book on kindle or Amazon, learn about the research and process to get a book published as a result of a PhD thesis. Exciting panel for all wanting to be authors and publishers. Panelists: Dr Fawzia Reza, Author […]

Women LeadershipYouth

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Main Hall

Keynote: How to Get Startups Funded?

Tips and techniques for getting funding for your startup.

EntrepreneurshipKeynote