The #MENAsprint Agenda

Participants should plan to attend all scheduled sessions (please inform the organizers if there are scheduling issues and participants may miss some sessions):
Times are listed in GMT+3 (Lebanon, Jordan, Syria, Iraq, Yemen, Saudi Arabia, etc)


Friday, April 19, 12pm-6pm
Saturday, April 20, 10am-noon and 3pm-6pm
Deadline for updated video submission is Tuesday, April 23, 10pm
Pitch Showcase and Scoring: Wednesday, April 24, 5-7pm

All other times are open/free slots, where participants are free to do their own work, and can connect with the trainers, mentors, and other participants on the platform or in the video room.

Thank you Pitchworthy team, My project went a long way. At the beginning, it was an abstract idea. Now it’s very grounded in the user’s needs and problems, and it is very tangible now.
— Youth entrepreneur
I don’t know about you people but I already feel like I belong. A few calls and webinars away I started making friends and chatting with people and it was super nice!
— Virtual program youth participant.

Join Pitchworthy’s “virtually in-person” experience.

work face-to-face with world-class mentors and trainers, and collaborate with other young people.

It’s as if WE’re all in the Same room, only better.

Register by April 16!

Cost is $20 per person. Scholarships available.

Have questions? See the Sprint FAQ.

Interested in joining as Mentor, Trainer, or Community Partner?

Yes for #MENA Cycle2! 🚀

Have you been invited to a discount ticket? Register here.

#MENAsprint Trainers, Mentors, and Judges:


tara Nehme

Six years of experience buid and empowering entrepreneurs, especially those focused on social impact.


David Munir Nabti

Over 2 decades of experience in entrepreneurship & education; helped mobilize over $6m in funding for startups & startup programs.


Caroline Isaac Hamdan

Caroline is a Confideo Startup and MIT mentor, a consultant at UK Lebanon Tech Hub and has 30 years experience at IBM UK Ltd.


Bilal Ghalib

Trainer with 15 years experience in entrepreneurship development, building makerspace communities, and robotics.


Anthony Nghayoui

Digital media and marketing professional since 2015. Expert in digital strategy, influencer marketing, performance, analytics, and project management.


Constantin Salameh

A senior international executive with strategic & business planning, investment management, and leadership development competencies.


Every time I participate in programs I waste 4 hours in transportation, and this one was so organized! I also learned how I can run a program online, and I made progress in organizing my ideas and shaping the presentation, and have new friends!
— Virtual program youth participant.

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