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Mental Health & Entrepreneurship

May 6, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Join our guest speaker, Ally Salama, while we explore ways to manage mental health in the lonely world of content creation and thought leadership.

Educate our Entrepreneurial and Tech community on the basic fundamental mental health literacy with relevance to today’s current COVID-19 business world to empower entrepreneurs to have a better understanding of current trending Mental Health Challenges and ways to best navigate around them to achieve optimum business goals.

  • Understanding covid stressors on entrepreneurs
  • Building strong networks during one’s entrepreneurial journey
  • The 5 golden rules of reaching out for support within an entrepreneurial support system

Each attendee will be asked to commit to an emotional hack for a week to measure their emotional wellbeing so they can incorporate healthy habits more regularly.



  • Networking
  • Speaking
  • Q&A
  • Community Activity
  • Close
  • Networking


Ally Salama

Ally Salama is a Social Entrepreneur, Speaker, Podcaster, Ex-Pro Athlete, and The Middle East’s Mental Health Ambassador.

He founded empower-mag.com, the first Mental Health Magazine in the Middle East, winning Harvard’s Top 7 Most Impactful Social Initiatives in 2019 & earning recognition from the World Health Organization.

He hosts Apple’s #1 Charting Youth Leadership Podcast “Empathy Always Wins” – the world’s exclusive leadership and mental health podcast focusing on empathy.

Currently living in between Dubai & Toronto, Ally is building his Mental Health Start-Up EMPWR and consults institutions on improving their community engagement and on providing leadership & mental health workshops.


Which AIT Competencies does this talk cover?

  • Thriving Individual > Sustaining Motivation
  • Thriving Individual > Fostering Learning & Change Mindsets

Free Public Event


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May 6, 2021
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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