Mashal Waqar is the co-founder and COO of The Tempest.

An advocate for change since her undergrad years, where Mashal served as President of RIT Dubai’s Student Government, she progressed from impacting students at her alma mater to impacting millions around the world through her work to bring accessibility, diversity, and inclusion to the forefront. She’s leading the accessibility pivot at The Tempest to make online content accessible. She won the WIL Economic Forum 2017 Young Leader of the Year award for her work in media.