Guest Speaker – Karim Abouelnaga ’13 – Feb 5, 2013
Come see Karim Abouelnaga SHA 13′ talk about his start up non profit “Practice Makes Perfect.” Karim will focus on how to start a business, recruit the right members for an organization, and how to get involved with Practice Makes Perfect. Below is Karim’s bio.
When: Tuesday, Feb 5 @4:30PM-6:30PM
Where: Statler 291
Food and drinks will be served
Karim is a writer, public speaker, and social entrepreneur. He is the founder of Practice Makes Perfect, Inc., a nonprofit that works to narrow the achievement gap by providing low-income students with mentorship and resources that are beyond the reach of their inner-city public schools. With the support and guidance from mentors, Karim has won over $300,000 in scholarships and awards to make his studies at Cornell University possible. In addition to being immersed in student life, he is a Cornell Presidential Research Scholar and focuses his time examining the implications of financial incentives on academic performance. As a speaker for the LIFE foundation, Karim continues to engage thousands of life insurance executives and financial advisers all across the US motivating them to expand their reach. In his spare time, Karim enjoys mentoring, playing sports, and engaging in political discussions.