Hany Anan

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Hany Anan

Hany Anan is an Electrical and Computer Engineering student at the American University of Beirut, minoring in Mathematics.
Since high school, Hany was passionate about serving his community by participating in many community service and volunteering programs.
His hard work and passion for a better future helped him to receive a full university scholarship to study at AUB provided by ULYP (Unite Lebanon Youth Project).
During his university years, Hany gave more than 20 mentoring and training programs for youth about social innovation and entrepreneurship.
He also worked on an online educational platform startup “ToRead” (previously known as EduZone) that helped thousands of students in Lebanon in their academic difficulties and challenges.

In 2019, Hany was described by Hult Prize as “The student who saw his success in making all students succeed!”

Hany Anan

Hany Anan is an Electrical and Computer Engineering student at the American University of Beirut, minoring in Mathematics.

Since high school, Hany was passionate about serving his community by participating in many community service and volunteering programs.

His hard work and passion for a better future helped him to receive a full university scholarship to study at AUB provided by ULYP (Unite Lebanon Youth Project).

During his university years, Hany gave more than 20 mentoring and training programs for youth about social innovation and entrepreneurship.

He also worked on an online educational platform startup "ToRead" (previously known as EduZone) that helped thousands of students in Lebanon in their academic difficulties and challenges.

In 2019, Hany was described by Hult Prize as "The student who saw his success in making all students succeed!"

September 2017 – Expected June 2021

American University of Beirut

  • Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Minor in Mathematics
September 2017 – Expected June 2021
September 2016 – June 2017

Jamil Rawass Public High School for Boys

  • Lebanese Baccalaureate in General Sciences Section with Distinction 
September 2016 – June 2017
September 2003 – June 2016

Ecole Des Frères Libanais

 

September 2003 – June 2016
May 2020- Present

UNDP Lebanon

Web-developer and Advisory Board Member
  • Develop the Websites of the Youth Leadership Programme by UNDP
  • Coordinate with UNDP Partners on the technical implementation of the program
  • Represent the UNDP YLP in Beirut and Mount Lebanon
May 2020- Present
May 2019 – Present

ToRead تريد

Co-founder and CEO
  • Develop educational platform that offers equal and reliable resources for students in Lebanon
  • Organize and give educational workshops
  • Manage and organize administrative work 
May 2019 – Present
September 2018 – Present

International College of Lebanon

Elective Courses Teacher
  • Teach Social Entrepreneurship course for middle school students
  • Teach Web-development for Social Good for middle school students 
September 2018 – Present
December 2017 – Present

Riyada for Social Innovation

Assistant and Trainer
  • Help in non-technical and technical aspects and mentor in training programs for youth to learn more about social entrepreneurship and how to use technology for social good
December 2017 – Present
September 2017 – Present

Web-Development

Freelancer
  • Eduzonelb.com (expired)
  • AGFEscholars.com (expired)
  • JamilRawass.com
  • ToReadlb.com
  • SawaCCC.com
  • SEFmarbre.com (expired)
September 2017 – Present
August 2019 – December 2019

Millennium Fellowship

Fellow and Campus Director
  • Work in collaboration with the United Nations Academic Impact on giving trainings for university students on how to work on their own initiatives toward solving social problems and achieving the UN 2030 SDGs
  • Work on project PalesTech, a tech-educational program for refugees in Lebanon
August 2019 – December 2019
September 2016 – May 2019

EduZone Lebanon

Founder and General Manager
  • Develop the first educational platform in Lebanon (eduzonelb.com) which includes 63,000 user and help them with their educational and academic difficulties
  • Organize scholarship guidance for students in Lebanon
  • Manage administrative work 
September 2016 – May 2019
April 2020

New York University Abu Dhabi

AUB participant
  • Worked on developing solutions for vulnerable people by developing a platform during three days hackathon that involved 130 participants from different countries
April 2020
April 2020

Asfari challenge for Social Innovation

Winning member
  • Worked on a project of providing online education in Lebanon, pitched the idea in front of judges, and received fund from the Asfari Foundation
April 2020
September 2019

Youth Leadership Program by UNDP

Top 5 in the Semi-Finals
  • Pitched start-up idea that solves a social problem related to the SDGs and was chosen between top 5 ideas to pitch in the Final stage
September 2019
June 2019

Unite Lebanon Youth Project

Undergraduate Scholarship Recipient
  • Received undergraduate full scholarship to continue a bachelor of engineering at the American University of Beirut
June 2019
April 2019

LAU Case Competition

2nd place winner in creative track
  • Planed and suggested solutions for real life problems faced by Beirut Municipality, UBER, Leo Burnett, and Ghandour Chocolate
April 2019
January 2019

Al Ghurair Foundation for Education

Ambassador in Lebanon and Turkey Hub
  • Represent the foundation, its mission and values; strengthen collaboration among AGFE scholars and work on high-impact projects within the community.
January 2019
November 2017

American University of Beirut

Wooden Bridge Weight Endurable Winner
  • Built a wooden bridge as part of a FEAA 200 course competition taken by all engineering students at the university
November 2017
October 2017

The Nawaya Network

Start-up Incubator winner
  • Worked on developing a detailed business study based on society research, and received funding for implementing the plan
October 2017
April 2017

Al Ghurair Foundation for Education

STEM Scholarship Recipient
  • Received undergraduate full scholarship based on academic excellence to pursue a Bachelor of Engineering at the American University of Beirut
April 2017
June 2014

Ecole Libanais des Frères

Highschool Merit Scholarship
  • Received a merit based scholarship to continue my highschool education at the Ecole Libanais des Frères
June 2014

Hackathons and Competitions

  • BalaFabrakeh Hackathon: Fighting fake news
  • Build it Weekend
  • Maroun Semaan Faculty of Engineering Hackathon at AUB
  • Global Classroom Model United Nations

Workshops Attended

  • Introduction to Design Thinking
  • Entrepreneurship Skills Development
  • Android App Development
  • Nawaya Networks starting a business workshop

Events Organizer

  • A Web for Change series of workshops, organizer and trainer
  • Mathematics Excellence Competition (MEC 2.0) in Lebanon, General Manager
  • Hult Prize Lebanon, Workshop Mentor
  • Engineering Design Challenge, Outreach team Leader
  • Design Behind the Game for refugees, workshop organizer and instructor
  • Mathematics Excellence Competition (MEC 1.0) in Lebanon, General Manager
  • Book Exchange Campaign at Jamil Rawas Public School, Founder

Online Courses

  • (HarvardX) Entrepreneurship in Emerging Economies
  • (HarvardX) Introduction to Digital Humanities
  • (HarvardX) Launching Breakthrough Technologies
  • (HarvardX) Probability from the ground Up
  • (SDGacademyX) How to Achieve the Sustainable Development Goals

Volunteering

  • Unite Lebanon Youth Project
  • Beirutiyat
  • Paining Public Schools
  • Orphanage House