Our Journey

How it started

The Founders

Our love for technology and Iraq made us start Iraqi Innovators. We believe that technology can accelerate a country’s growth and provide fair opportunities for all, but in order to do this, we must first 

Since 2018

The Stories

Iraqi Innovators began as a simple blog once we realised that Iraqi entrepreneurship stories were going undocumented and mainstream media was too busy reporting on other things. 

The goal was to show the world the amazing work of Iraqi startups and tech, and tackle predominant narratives of Iraq as just a “war torn” country.

Our content includes resources for startups and professionals, investment news, women in tech, and more. 

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How it's going

The Learning

We’re passionate about writing, obviously, and upskilling jobseekers, youth, and women. We offer trainings in Digital Copywriting and Digital Literacy.

Learn more about our trainings here.

Meet Our Partners

They Believe In Us

We aim to amplify Iraqi voices, provide an unbiased media resource, and dismantle colonial approaches to development

Our Team

Zahra Shah

Founder and Executive Director

Amara Bandukada

MArketing Consultant & Director

Mina Alsada

Project Manager

Sarah Salam

Copywriting Trainer

Aso Akram Zair

Social Media Manager

Khamael Al Safi

Content Writer
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