Shiza Shahid, Orton Center, 7 to 8:15 p.m.
Sponsor: ASUR Convocations and Lectures
Shiza Shahid is an entrepreneur, technologist, investor, and impact leader. She co-founded the Malala Fund with Nobel Prize winner Malala Yousafzai, and led the organization as founding CEO. She focused on creating access to high-quality education for all children around the world. Shiza launched NOW Ventures in Silicon Valley in partnership with AngelList, the largest venture capital platform in the world. She invests in mission-driven technology startups that are solving the world’s most pressing challenges through technology, innovation, and high-growth business models. Shiza is the founder of The Collective, a community of leading entrepreneurs that come together to build collaborative change. She is the host of the new USA Today show ASPIREist, which inspires millennials to take action on the issues that matter most. Shiza is passionate about the future impact of technology; she studied exponential technologies at Singularity University, which is dedicated to applying futuristic innovations to advancing humanity. She also graduated from Stanford University with University Distinction.