Founder, Fujn Inc
Khadija is the founder of Fujn www.fujn.global, an integrated app for women, around the world, to learn and earn. Fujn fuses learning with earning to boost women’s minds and wallets. Fujn wants to help narrow the gender and allow women access to lives of dignity and fulfillment. The existing systems around the world have holes where women’s talent and lives are wasted. So, we designed a fused system that molds around the nature of women’s lives, and we are building it, one step at a time. Khadija has over 27 years of experience in management, consulting, investment banking, and tech strategy across 4 continents. She teaches at Cornell and is the chair of the fintech master’s program at Brandeis University. She is also on the financial review board with Investopedia. Khadija started her career in key positions with multinational companies such as Shell Oil, Akzo Nobel, and American Airlines. She worked in the Oil, Gas, and Electricity sectors. She then transitioned to corporate finance in the US where she worked in the power sector M&A and UBS investment banking. Her experience in capital markets spans 10 years in investment banking, mergers, and acquisitions, equity, and debt capital markets, private equity, and venture capital. Since 2015, Khadija has advised tech startup founders on strategy. Their verticals covered FinTech, EdTech, Medtech, Adtech, ConTech, PropTech, and E-commerce. Khadija is a Fulbright scholar and graduated Summa or Magna Cum Laude in her degrees. She holds an MBA from OSU and an MSF from BC. She passed CFA level 2. She is fluent in Arabic, French, and English. Khadija is passionate about teaching and mentoring the next generations of leaders and makers of all genders. And of course, she made enabling women her core mission.