AlFaisal Without Borders Foundation and Carnegie Mellon Launch Entrepreneurship Center
HE Sheikh Faisal bin Qassim Al Thani, chairman of AlFaisal Without Borders (ALF) Foundation, and Ilker Baybars, Dean of Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar, inaugurated the AlFaisal – Carnegie Mellon Innovation Entrepreneurship Center aimed at fostering an entrepreneurial environment and inspiring innovation among Qatar’s university students. The collaboration is a result of a Memorandum of Understanding to promote future collaborations in education, research and community development. The main goal of the collaboration is to foster an environment and inspire a spirit of innovation entrepreneurship within Doha’s university students. The center was launched in the fall of 2015, concurrent with the beginning of academic year 2015-2016, and offers courses on innovation entrepreneurship that are open to all partner universities within Education City throughout the year.