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Meet the Founder
Ahmad Elhaija

Ahmad's Story

Ahmad Elhaija is a graduate of the UCLA class of 2021, graduating with honors in Psychobiology, an MD Candidate at UCLA School of Medicine, and an MBA Candidate at Stanford University. He has extensive research and volunteer leadership experience with immigrant and refugee populations. Upon entering UCLA as an undergraduate in June 2017, he founded the 501(c)3 non-profit organization the International Collegiate Health Initiative (ICHI) with the mission to develop innovative safety-net healthcare systems that empower individuals to serve their own communities. For his work leading ICHI he received numerous leadership in service awards and prestigious scholarships. He currently serves as the CEO of ICHI. His long term goal is to improve access to healthcare in underserved communities across the United States and worldwide.


In order to book Ahmad as a speaker at your next event, reach out to the email listed here. 100% of all proceeds from speaker fees go towards ICHI's health services.

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