P.D. Soros Fellowship for New Americans


Ahmed Moor, 2012

Co-Founder & CEO, Liwwa

Ahmed Moor is an immigrant from Palestinian Territories

Fellowship awarded to support work towards an MPP in Political Science at Harvard University

Ahmed Moor is a writer and CEO of liwwa, Inc. - a lender to small businesses in Egypt and Jordan. He was born in Palestine before his family moved to Sudan, followed by Sierra Leone, Haiti and Nepal. A job opportunity with the American Friends Service Committee caused his parents to move to Philadelphia. Today, Philly continues to be home. Ahmed graduated with a BA from Penn in 2006 and an MPP from Harvard University in 2013. He is passionate about poverty alleviation, social justice, and political engagement as a force for good in people's lives.  

  • MPP Political Science | Harvard University 2013
  • BA Political Science | University of Pennsylvania 2006
Work History
  • Liwwa, Co-Founder & CEO
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