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Watch: Ohad Elhelo ’16, IBS MA’17, of Our Generation Speaks at AIPAC conference

Ohad Elhelo ’16, IBS MA’17

Ohad Elhelo ’16, IBS MA’17, the founder and executive director of Our Generation Speaks, delivered a speech at the American Israel Public Affairs Committee Policy Conference Monday, March 5.

Our Generation Speaks is a business incubator based at the Heller School for Social Policy and Management at Brandeis that brings together Israeli and Palestinian entrepreneurs. The idea for the organization was developed in 2014 while Elhelo was still a student at Brandeis. It aims to create joint startups between Israelis and Palestinians, where they work, socialize and live together in a spirit of friendship and professionalism.

American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) Policy Conference is an annual event that features some of the most prominent political and business leaders from the United States and Israel.

Watch Elhelo's speech here.

Read more about Ohad Elhelo and Our Generation Speaks in Brandeis Magazine: When All Else Fails, Try Entrepreneurship

Categories: Alumni in the News
Date: March 12, 2018