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Roya Mahboob

Roya Mahboob

Co-founder and CEO, Digital Citizen Fund

Roya Mahboob is the CEO and Board Member of the Digital Citizen Fund, which aims to increase women’s technological literacy and provide employment and educational opportunities to girls and children in developing countries. She sits on the Advisory Board of Forbes School of Business of Ashford University, Resolution Project, and the Global Thinkers Forum organization. 

Roya was named in TIME Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People in the World in 2013 for her work in building internet classrooms in high schools in Afghanistan. 

She is also a member of the 2014 Tribeca Disruptive Innovation Awards, Civic Innovators, The Advancement of Gender Equality through Education Award and Young Leader of World Economic Form in 2015.

 
Twitter: @RoyaMahboob 

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