Alumni Recognized for Social Impact in Forbes Middle East

By Raissa Batakji

LAU alumni Hussein Ayoub (BS ’16) and Bassel Jalaleddine (BE ’17) have made the 2023 Forbes Middle East 30 Under 30 List for Social Impact. Ayoub is the MEA Director at EDT & Partners, where he facilitates synergies between industry experts, educators and students. Jalaleddine has founded an AI-powered learning platform,, which offers courses through social apps, and has already amassed 16,000 learners across the region.