Usman Iftikhar

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Usman is the 2018 Commonwealth Young Person of the Year. He's a global systems thinker, driven to create out-of-the-sphere solutions to Global Warming and the Global Refugee crisis. He is the Co-Founder and CEO of a startup incubator in Australia called Catalysr which helps migrants and refugees to start their own startups in Australia, who have supported 66 migrapreneurs to start 15 new businesses, in their first 2 years.  

He is also the Australian lead at G20 Young Entrepreneurs' Alliance (YEA) designing a G20-wide Youth Entrepreneurship Visa, and is working to develop a new SpaceTech startup to tackle climate change through Singularity University, NASA.

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