"Your masterclass was incredibly insightful to our General Managers and leadership - mental health and well-being are top of mind topics to us because they affect productivity, company culture and therefore all aspects of a business. Here in the venture studio we strive to create learning pathways, share knowledge and keep growing. The knowledge you shared will not only inspire the immediate attending team, but a whole organization who is working to impact the future of innovation."
Above all, Mahmoud is human-first. He’s a proud Egyptian immigrant passionate about building equitable and scalable solutions empowering underserved communities addressing mental health and education.
For the last 10 years, he’s been working at the intersection of technology, government, health, and social impact. He is a social entrepreneur who is currently the Co-Founder and CEO of FloraMind, an organization with the vision of empowering young people to flourish through their social, emotional, and mental health. He is also a Design Thinking, Innovation, and Social Impact Consultant and Trainer.
Mahmoud previously worked at Facebook, Google, Echoing Green, and The NYC Mayor’s Office of Tech & Innovation. Everything Mahmoud has been involved throughout his career has been to end unnecessary suffering and empower people to flourish.
As a global advocate and speaker on mental health, youth empowerment, and social entrepreneurship, Mahmoud has received fellowships, awards, and recognition from former President Bill Clinton, Colin Powell, Forbes, and Stanford d. School. In 2019, he delivered his TED talk, “How Toxic Positivity Leads to More Suffering”. He graduated from the City College of New York with a B.S. in Social Entrepreneurship.
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Watch my short Speaker Reel to get an idea of my speaking style and topics I cover!
Watch my break-down of the "good vibes only" movement and why all emotions are important to acknowledge.
A talk I gave at Stanford d. School about my self-love journey and how we can all prioritize it.
Watch my talk in Dubai at Microsoft's Middle East HQ about how death can be used as a motivator to live a meaningful life.
Check out the IG LIVE Podcast Interview on Life is Not Linear where I break down my journey and how to persevere despite circumstances.
I made this video for the Hultz Prize community in Morocco to share some of my life story along with tips and advice for them as young entrepreneurs.
After founding FloraMind, an organization supporting youth mental health, I dedicated myself full time to bringing my message to conferences, companies, and communities around the world. Whether as a keynote speaker or a workshop leader, I break through the menta health stigma and misconceptions that impact the day-to-day of your audience.
I will speak with your team from miles away on camera. Even though it is a virtual space I can still provide thoughtful and team-building workshops. Distance will no longer be a barrier for your team.
As an award-winning speaker and innovator, I will bring new life and connection to your next event. Contact me, and we can design a workshop or presentation that fits your needs.
For more information on fees and availability, send me a message. Tell me about your event, and I will get back to you soon with more information.