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Mohamed Abdel-Kader

Mohamed Abdel-Kader

Mohamed Abdel-Kader is an independent strategy consultant helping clients tackle their most pressing challenges related to strategy, education, navigating global markets, and philanthropy. Mohamed previously served as Executive Director of the Stevens Initiative and a Senior Advisor at the Aspen Institute. He also served in the administration of President Barack Obama as Deputy Assistant Secretary for International and Foreign Language Education at the US Department of Education’s Office of Postsecondary Education.

Mohamed has also served several postsecondary institutions in international strategy and major gift fundraising roles.

He speaks fluent Arabic and basic Spanish, is a Truman National Security Fellow, an Eisenhower Fellow and is the author of a children’s book about stereotypes. He holds a Bachelor’s degree from Clemson University, a Master’s degree in Higher Education from Vanderbilt University, and an MBA from Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business. Mohamed is a trustee of the Longview Foundation for International Education & World Affairs.