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"Stories are the most powerful way to convey a message. It's the reason why our ancestors used stories to pass down information across generations and time."
Khaled Sabawi
Founder & CEO

Khaled Sabawi is an award-winning 3x-entrepreneur who successfully founded and continues to lead impact businesses in the fields of renewable energy, real-estate development, and tech.

Khaled is a recipient of the Young Alumni Achievement Medal from the University of Waterloo and was featured on the cover of Forbes Middle East for his work in renewable energy and in expanding property rights in the West Bank. Khaled was also selected as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum.

Khaled founded MENA Geothermal, a green energy start-up and two-time recipient of the Energy Globe Award, which grew to install the largest geothermal system in the Middle East at the American University in Jordan. As CEO and Vice Chairman of UCI, a publicly-listed company in Palestine, Khaled co-founded TABO, a project that revolutionized the real-estate market in the West Bank by creating title deeds in unregistered areas and making new affordable lands available. Khaled grew UCI to lead its national real-estate market for the last 7 years.

Khaled is a graduate of the University of Waterloo’s Computer Engineering Program, the Harvard John F. Kennedy School’s Global Leadership and Public Policy for the 21st Century Executive Education Program, and the Oxford Said Business School’s Leadership at the Edge Program.

Latest Blog Posts
The Flood is Coming: A Message from our Ancestors about Climate Change
Oct 20, 2019
At the end of May 2019, I had the privilege of joining a climate change expedition to Greenland organized for Young Global Leaders by the World Economic Forum.

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What is Evil?
Apr 9, 2019
Realizing that each and every one of us lives inside a story was a sobering experience. As the world’s cultures gravitate more and more towards variations of individualism, a question should beckon to us all: what kind of individual are you? All stories, whether fact or fiction, are made up of individual characters. We experience

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We Need You to Write Your Own Story
Mar 21, 2019
I’d like to propose to you that you live in a story. In fact, you are the main character and you experience your story from a first-person perspective rested upon your shoulders. But your story has been largely written by others and if you’re like most of us, you feel somewhat lost in your story.

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Awards and Distinctions

Selected as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum.

Awarded prestigious Young Alumni Achievement Medal from the University of Waterloo’s Faculty of Engineering in Canada.

Featured on the cover of Forbes Middle East with “Industry of the Impossible” caption and feature article titled “The Good Deed”.

Awarded Young Entrepreneur Award by the Takreem Initiative in Paris, France.

Two-time recipient of the Energy Globe Award, World Energy Globe Award for Sustainability.

Named "One of the World's Top Energy Entrepreneurs" by Global Post.
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