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#3 Yama Saraj ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡บ - I always wanted to fight for my community

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๐ŸŽค "If you don't have role models, be a role model!"

๐Ÿ’ช In todayโ€™s episode, you will be meeting Yama Saraj, a Dutch-Afghan changemaker with many lives: from creating his own social startup (recycling car tyres to produce punching bags) to lecturing R&D at university, launching an inclusive investment fund, and much more!

Yama will share with us how all his different experiences ultimately connect towards his life purpose: to bring more diversity into the French startup ecosystem and to contribute to the development of Afghanistan.

โค๏ธ TIMELINE:

4โ€™ - Moving to Paris with a startup, lots of ideas, and no money

11โ€™ - Growing up in The Netherlands as a refugee

21โ€™ - Going back to Afghanistan to have an impact

27โ€™ - The secret to networking: solve peopleโ€™s problems & pay it forward

31โ€™ - Bringing more diversity in the tech ecosystem

37โ€™ - Launching an inclusive venture capital fund

45โ€™- Recycling car tyres to produce punching bags

๐Ÿ‘‰ You can continue asking him questions on his Ask Me Anything page, support his startup's crowdfunding campaign and connect with Yama on LinkedIn.

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