Founder & CEO
School of Humanity
Raya is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of School of Humanity, a revolutionary online school with a progressive model and skill-based curriculum. The mission is to reinvent education to better serve our species. Raya was listed by the BBC as one of the top 100 most influential and inspiring women for her work in the alternative education spaces.
Raya is the founder of Awecademy, an award-winning organization that offers future-focussed and wisdom-based education. Raya is also the co-founder of various national and international initiatives including The Dubai Science Festival, Intelligent Optimism, and Cafe Scientifique Dubai, all organizations that serve to increase scientific literacy amongst the general public and have received up to 40,000+ annual visitors. Raya was the Business Development Manager at Silicon Valley-based startup SheWorks, a contingent workforce platform. She has spoken at numerous conferences including G20/Y20 Summit, Global Education Forum, UNESCO Expo-Sciences, GESS Leaders, and much more. She is recognized by the BBC as one of the most influential women worldwide.