Maryam Mohiuddin Ahmed is a serial social entrepreneur and social innovation evangelist. Her work centres ‘dialogues of wisdoms’ and explorations around alternate ways of knowing, doing and being to decolonize social innovation and entrepreneurship.

Maryam believes in enabling innovators to trigger transformative change in themselves and their communities, and through that process co-create more just, equitable and regenerative systems. Maryam previously co-founded the Social Innovation Lab, a social innovation ecosystem builder in South Asia and Daftarkhwan, a series of co-working spaces in Pakistan, alongside starting a number of impact focused initiatives.

She is currently completing her PhD at the University of Waterloo and designs Climate entrepreneurship programs and Social Innovation Labs for Social Innovation Canada. She also serves as an EDI advocate and researcher at the Waterloo Institute of Social Innovation and Resilience.