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Middle Easterners in America: A generation of impactful tech leaders.

Rama Chakaki July 5, 2022

We all know the Middle East from the negative narrative in the Media; before radicalism, the Middle East was a place where sustainable development was core to life.

Today, a new generation of Middle Easterners in America are espousing the traditions of their ancestors, combining them with their passion for deep tech, and bringing environmental and social change solutions that can impact billions.

Meet the partners of Transform VC, a Silicon Valley impact investing venture firm identifying and nurturing overlooked and underrepresented impactful tech talent. Meet the impactful tech entrepreneurs and the inclusive, scalable businesses they are building.


Fireside Chat (3 speakers maximum)

Meta Themes

  • Deliver Equity and Inclusion

  • Power and Capital


Reimagining systems

Purpose and Desired Outcome

A conversation on the inclusion of marginalized communities in tech investments and collaboration potential to support sustainable development through deep tech.


  • Allocators (Family Offices, HNW Individuals, Foundations)

  • Intermediaries (Financial Advisers, Investment Bankers)

  • Accelerators & Incubators

  • Government

  • Corporate & SME


  • NameRama Chakaki
  • TitlePartner
  • OrganizationTransform VC
  • StatusConfirmed
  • NameRaed Masri
  • TitleFounder
  • OrganizationTranform VC
  • StatusConfirmed
  • NameLeena
  • TitleAl Olaimy
  • StatusInvited
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