Rama Chakaki, COO
Rama Chakaki is a technology professional, specifically computer engineering, with 30 years of experience. She has taken on various different roles in the area of software development, telecommunications and data center management over the years. Her passion for supporting impacted youth through education, mentorship and economic empowerment has driven her to other roles. She is the co-founder and board member of VIP.fund, a US-based non-profit organization with the mission of empowering conflict impacted youth. She also serves as an equity partner in Mint and Laurel and AYA Animations.
Some of her notable projects include working for the Qatar 2022 World Cup Bid as a Social Impact Strategy Advisor. Rama also acted as a Communications Advisor to the World Bank Group, UAE Ministry of Labor and Kuwait Ministry of Finance. Rama was also a Content Strategy Advisor for Etisalat UAE after serving as the Chief Operating Officer of Eastnets, a leading global provider of compliance and payments solutions for the Financial Services industry for two years.