Said Bilani

Said Bilani is the Chief Founder of The Bilani Foundation; a private non-profit conglomerate launched to globally promote peace, reduce poverty, eliminate disease, advocate for and advance educational equity, and ensure international safety and security. A Global Goodwill Ambassador: his humanitarian initiatives and advocacy span the globe, from the continental United States to the Middle East, and all corners of the world. At the heart of Said’s humanitarianism is his founding and leading of The Institute for Middle East Peace. Mr. Bilani is also the CEO of 21st Century A|EYE, a visionary albeit practical, forward-looking, apolitically pragmatic platform. 21st Century AEYE will harness 21st century cutting-edge Artificial Intelligence (AI) and  Machine-Learning (ML) technologies to provide a remedy to the decades-old school-shooting crisis, thereby ensuring the safety and security of students, teachers, and staff, while promoting deterrence and strengthening the resilience of schools, institutions, families, and communities, the nation over. 

Mr. Bilani also has extensive international experience and has consulted, negotiated, and advised businesses,  governments, and international institutions, most notably in his work with The Coalition of Hope Foundation; a non-profit organization that operates as a public-private U.S.-based international partnership that provides and conducts global humanitarian assistance and disaster-relief support operations. Said currently sits on the Board of Directors and serves as an Advisor for International Engagements. He teaches Leadership and Ethics at Harvard University to mid-career and senior executives as part of the Harvard Kennedy School of Government’s Public Leadership Credential program. He has formerly served as a Strategist in the Georgetown Institute of Politics to a former Governor and former Undersecretary of the U.S. Air Force and U.S. Department of Defense. He was previously elected to the Georgetown University Association government, where he served as a member of the Ethics and Oversight Committee. He was also elected Senator of the  Harvard Graduate School of Education, and a Vice-Chair of the Harvard Graduate Council, overseeing all 12 Harvard  Graduate schools, and was recently recognized as a United Nations Fellow. In addition to his on-campus leadership roles,  he formerly served as a White House Intern in the Executive Office of the President of the United States (EOP).