Eyad Al-Olaimat

Meet Eyad

Eyad Al-Olaimat is a Jordanian youth activist and the founder and director of the ALWASET for Community Awareness and Development (ACAD), a non-profit organization that aims to provide awareness national projects using new communication technologies to support and facilitate the participation of citizens’ inpolitical life. ALWASET’s projects encourage participation in elections and decision-making, connecting key partners in governmental institutions and local media with communities.

Eyad holds a Bachelor’s degree in Communications Engineering from Princess Sumaya University for Technology in Jordan, and a Master’s degree in Mobile and High-Speed Telecommunications Networks from Oxford Brookes University. In recognition of Eyad’s demonstrated achievements and impact to sustainable development, he was selected as a 2018 UN Young Leader for Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).