Sinan AbuShanab is the Assistant Director at the MIT Regional Entrepreneurship Acceleration Program (MIT REAP) where he manages the operational and logistical needs of the program, including workshop implementation, managing technology platforms, as well as serving as a point of contact to the program participants.
Sinan joined MIT Sloan Global Programs in 2018. Previously, he was the Program Manager for Our Generation Speaks, a fellowship program and incubator at the Heller School for Social Policy and Management, where young Israeli and Palestinian community leaders create high-impact ventures together, cooperating across ethnic and political lines to build shared prosperity within Palestine and Isreal. Prior to that, he worked at the Public Relations Department of Al-Quds University in Jerusalem and at the Palestine Information and Communications Technology Incubator (PICTI) in Ramallah, the first nonprofit startup incubator in Palestine.
Sinan holds an MS in management and information systems from the University of Manchester and an MA in intellectual encounters of the Islamicate world from the Free University of Berlin.