Speakers:

  • Fadi Ghandour, Founder of Aramex
  • Dr.Bhaskar Chakravorti, Senior Associate Dean for International Business and Finance and director of the Institute for Business in the Global Context (IBGC) at the Fletcher School
  • Dr.Ibrahim Warde, Adjunct Professor of International Business at the Fletcher School and Associate Director of the Fares Center of Eastern Mediterranean Studies
  • Nadim Shehadi, Director of the Fares Center of Eastern Mediterranean Studies

Jordanian entrepreneurFadi Ghandour founded Aramex, an international express, mail delivery and logistics services company based in Dubai, in 1982. It has since grown into a major business entity operating throughout the MENA region and beyond. In this lecture and discussion, Mr. Ghandour and a Fletcher panel including Bhaskar Chakravorti, Ibrahim Warde and Nadim Shehadi will analyze the role that business and entrepreneurship play in creating change in the region.