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Hacking the Lebanese Revolution

Many of her photos of the Lebanese revolution became iconic. Images captured at the moment to document, inspire, and motivate the next collective move. Moreover, those images were taken as a result of personal motivation. How can an event impact us? In what ways does it create a chain reaction? What sets the conditions for it to change you and your behaviors? Join us in this conversation with Layäl Jebran, an information security expert who found herself impacted by Lebanon's political events, making her one of the revolution's trusted photojournalists.

About Layäl Jebran:

Social Entrepreneur, her first successful startup "Lyl Big Designs" during university years, at the moment advising several young entrepreneurs and early-stage startups while acting as President & CEO to Moubarmij, Inc. and serving on the executive board of ISOC Lebanon. Former President of PiC, a social awareness NGO. Advises multiple crowdfunding campaigns after two years in Heading the Projects Management Department at Zoomaal. Leads organize Startup Weekend Beirut of multiple themes (Startup Weekend Global Editions Competition winner for SW Environment). She's the girl from Lebanon's tech women entrepreneurs campaign, "Who is Layal?" Was chosen as a ChangeMaker for the CMX by Ashoka for 2017, AMENDS Delegate for 2017 at Oxford University & the TechWomen Program 2017, an Initiative of the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. Layal is named one of 7 women who rule the Web for the Web's 30th anniversary in 2019.

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