Class of 2019
Roya Mahboob is an entrepreneur and the CEO and President of Digital Citizen Fund, Bright Citizen (Coffee & Tea), and EdyEdy. Her primary goal through this work is to build digital literacy for women and children in developing countries, and to bridge the gap between education and job markets by offering practical skills for women, increasing women’s technological literacy, and providing employment and educational opportunities for girls and children in evolving countries like Afghanistan.
During PLS, Mahboob developed the curriculum and structure for the first school of STEM in Afghanistan. She also began building and equipping a top technology (STEAM) high-school and innovation center for Afghan students from the ages of fourteen to seventeen in Kabul, Mazar, Jalalabad, and Kandahar.