Founder & CEO, Friendture
Rola is from Jordan.
Rola Fayyad is the founder & CEO of Friendture, an AI powered central location for travel experiences and itinerary planning.
She previously co-founded MICEit, an events booking engine for the MENA region. Starting her career at a young age, she successfully has over a decade of commercial management experience in the travel industry. In 2014, Rola was selected top 10 innovative startups in the Gulf region, by Hadafi women entrepreneurship competition, and followed to be their ambassador. She serves as a founding member for Girls in Tech –Jordan Chapter, which is focused to empower, engage and educate women in the technology sector. Rola is a fellow with Open Hands Fellowship & IVLP US State program, and her latest achievement is winning Challenge 22 competition, focused on enabling technology and innovation for World Cup 2022 in Doha, Qatar.