CUL­TURE 1- Teen­preneurs

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From sus­tain­abil­ity to safety, Arab teens are well on their way to al­ter­ing the re­gion like no other. Take the ever-loom­ing fuel cri­sis in Egypt, for which 16-year-old Azza Fa­iad, re­cently sparked a po­ten­tially multi­bil­lion-dol­lar so­lu­tion, cre­at­ing bio­fuel from plas­tics.

Ac­tive so­cial me­dia play­ers, these dig­i­tal na­tives are bet­ter suited to find­ing so­lu­tions for the chal­lenges of their gen­er­a­tion today, such as 14-year-old Amer Yaghi’s so­cial net­work for

Stephano Fal­laha, cre­ator of Fal­lound app, Le­banon Data Source: US Cen­sus Bu­reau

teenagers, Chillax, which puts spe­cific fo­cus on user pri­vacy and safety through its Aid­maid feature and 17-year-old Stephano Fal­laha’s Fal­lound, the world’s first hands­free voice-based so­cial net­work, for safer com­mu­ni­ca­tion while on the go.

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