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Syed Faizan Hussain

Syed Faizan Hussain with the Queen

Syed Faisan Hussain is seated in the front row to the right of HM The Queen

Syed Faizan Hussain, a promising young Pakistani, is a recipient of the Queen’s Young Leaders Award (QYLA).  Together with other winners, Faizan received his award from HM Queen Elizabeth II at a ceremony held at Buckingham Palace on 30 June 2017.

Faizan is a social entrepreneur who uses technology to create solutions to health problems in his community. He has developed a number of start-ups, including Edu-Aid, which translates sign language into spoken language, and OneHealth, a disease surveillance and tracking system which notifies health institutions about epidemic outbreaks.

Faizan also works as a voluntary teacher and has mentored more than 200 students from underprivileged households and equipped them with computer programming skills. Faizan is now planning to develop Venture Dart, a tech consultant and outsourcing company for entrepreneurs and small businesses.

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