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Podcast/Video Interviews by Stephen Ibaraki

A Chat with Taha Bawa: Social Entrepreneur; Co-founder & CEO of Goodwall; World Economic Forum Technology Pioneer; Member of Generation Unlimited's Global Leadership Council hosted by UNICEF

This week, Stephen Ibaraki has an exclusive interview with Taha Bawa.

Taha BawaTaha's goal is to give 100 million youth from around the world the opportunities he was lucky to have. He co-founded the social enterprise Goodwall to achieve just that.

Born in Switzerland, he had grown up in 4 countries by age 11 and has worked out of the US, Europe, Asia and Africa. He was educated in Economics at the University of Lausanne and obtained an MBA from the University of Oxford.

Goodwall is a skills-based social network for Gen Z to learn and earn. With a mission to level the playing field for youth globally. It currently supports 2m+ young talent in 150+ countries to build skills and connect to opportunities. Goodwall partners with leading corporates, organizations like the UN, and governments to develop programs that upskill and mobilize youth on such topics such as sustainability, education, and health. Goodwall provides a safe space for youth to build confidence, share their achievements, and gain recognition. Its gamified nature incentivizes and motivates Gen Z to progress in their skills journey, preparing them for the future of work.

Taha regularly speaks about skills development, connecting youth to opportunity, leveraging technology for impact, and climate justice.

  • World Economic Forum Technology Pioneer
  • Generation Unlimited Board Member
  • Forbes 30 under 30
  • Entrepreneur Magazine 15 under 30
  • 5x Bilan Magazine 40 under 40 recipient
  • Member of Generation Unlimited's Global Leadership Council hosted by UNICEF (a leading public-private-youth partnership connecting youth to opportunity)
  • Member of Young Presidents' Organization (YPO)
  • Adecco Foundation Advisory Council
  • Lecturer on entrepreneurship at Innosuisse (A Swiss Government initiative)
  • 2 times Tedx speaker on social business and skills
  • Featured on front cover of Fast Company