Yassine is an Entrepreneur and Consultant, with a strong interest in Youth Empowerment, Civic Engagement, Social Innovation, and 4th Industrial Revolution. He holds a Master of Engineering in Information Systems from Mohammedia School of Engineers (2010) and a Certified Executive Coach from Marshall Goldsmith Stakeholders Centered Coaching (2017). Since 2018, Yassine is also a US Professionnel Fellow on Civic Engagement. After the completion of his Master’s degree, he joined IBM for 5 years as a Consultant in the MEA Consulting By Degrees program, before taking on the role of Project Manager on IBM’s ITS team. Then, he became a Sales Leader with IBM’s STG Department. Between 2015-2016, Yassine joined Enactus, then Amideast, as Entrepreneurship Consultant and Program Manager to teach and coach hundreds of youth about entrepreneurship and to manage all aspects of the programs with all stakeholders. Those experiences enabled him to sharpen his entrepreneurial and analytical skills, and tailor his business acumen. In April 2017, Yassine founded “Millennials Consulting”, which aims to provide integrated solutions (consultancy, training and coaching) for a better understanding, integration, and impact of millennials in schools, companies, and society. In June 2018, Yassine founded “CitizenUp”, a “CivicTech” startup that provides a citizen social platform that helps brands switch CSR, SDGs & philanthropy into an awarded, managed, tangible, showcased, and reported social impact. Yassine is a member of the Global Shapers Community, an initiative of the World Economic Forum. He is currently founder of #TheMoroccanButterfly initiative: a Digital Identity to empower and inspire youth throughout small actions, initiatives, and thoughts (Butterfly Effect).

Host Organization: Miller Center for Social Entrepreneurship

Role at Miller Center for Social Entrepreneurship: At Miller Center for Social Entrepreneurship, Santa Clara University, Yassine will serve as the 2019-2020 GSBI Women’s Economic Empowerment Fellow: building a stronger pipeline of program-ready, female-led and/or female-focused social entrepreneurs.