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April 17, 2013 Launched Instabeat’s crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo.

February 11, 2013 Featured in Wired UK in an article entitled ‘Pooled Resources’.

January 3rd, 2013 Launched pre-orders for Instabeat swimming monitor at CES.


November 16, 2012 Presented at the World Bank.

November 15, 2012 Took part in a panel as part of the Celebration of Global Entrepreneurship Week at the White House.

November 11, 2012 Took part in a panel on Women in Business at the Harvard Arab Weekend Conference.

November 7, 2012 Presented and took part in a panel organized by Techwadi at NestGSV.

October 19, 2012 Featured in Entrepreneur Levant’s article ‘Racing Hearts‘ .

October 15, 2012 Featured in Fast Company.

October 13, 2012 Presented at the INK conference in association with TED in Pune, India.

October 11, 2012 Featured in PandoDaily as part of the series ‘The new Middle East: Women at the center of a startup ecosystem”.

October 7, 2012 Presented at the Health 2.0 conference in San Francisco.

September 16, 2012 Presented at the Quantified Self Conference in Stanford.

September 12, 2012 Moderated a workshop on engaging creativity at the Annual Meeting of the Champions, World Economic Forum

September 6, 2012 Recognized by MIT techreview as innovator for the Hardware category

August 23, 2012 Featured in Time Magazine as winner of the MIT Pan Arab Competition.

August 22, 2012 Selected as a Fellow at the INK Conference in association with TED.

August 1, 2012 Featured in Nature Middle East.

July 12, 2012 Featured in TechWadi‘s newsletter.

July 10, 2012 Featured on TED as part of their 2013 auditions.

July 5, 2012 Presented at GeekFest5 Simples Rules to Become a Major Self Tracking Geek!‘.

July 2, 2012 Featured in L’Orient Le Jour.

July 1st, 2012 Featured in SME Advisor.

June 28, 2012 Won the first place of the MIT Entreprise Forum Pan Arab Business Plan Competition.

May 23, 2012 Featured in Quantified Self’s Toolmaker Talk.

May 22, 2012 Featured as Entrepreneur of the Week on Wamda.

May 20, 2012 Featured in Impulse‘s Q&A about entrepreneurship.

May 4, 2012 Selected as a World Economic Forum Global Shaper.

May 3-4, 2012 Selected as a Leader of Tomorrow to participate at the St. Gallen 42nd annual Symposium on Risk Management.

April 13, 2012 Invited to participate in the first MENA Business Women Organization Conference in Dubai.

March 22, 2012 Hosted the first Beirut Quantified Self meetup in Karaj Beirut.

March 18, 2012 Won the elevator pitch competition at the MITEF Business Plan Competition.

March 18-19, 2012 Selected along with 50 other semi-finalists out of 4500 applications at the MIT Entreprise Forum Pan Arab Business Plan Competition to participate in a two-day workshop in Abu Dhabi.

March 7, 2012 Featured on Qatar TV in the renowned live show ‘Al Dar’.

March 5-7, 2012 Exhibited the prototype at the QITCOM exhibition as part of the Stars of Science booth.

February 2012 Featured in the quarterly issue NZZ Folio in an article entitled ‘The other Spring’.

January 20, 2012 Featured in the monthly Newsletter of the German Wearable Technologies Magazine.


December 16, 2011 Featured in the Tech Blog of the Wall Street Journal.

November 27-28, 2011 Presented at the ‘Quantified SelfEurope conference in Amsterdam.

November 16-18, 2011 Participated in the Intel CEO Summit in California.

May 2011, 2011 Invited to become a resident at Karaj, Beirut’s first media lab.


November 20, 2010 Won the third prize of the Stars of Science competition organized by Qatar Foundation.


December 11, 2009 Won the second prize of the Founder’s Day Essay competition.

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