Hadia Ghandour is a lecturer in Global Business and Entrepreneurship at Columbia College. She is an active angel investor and serves as a mentor and judge in entrepreneurship competitions.

Her background is in project management and IT consulting. Having worked on hardware/software efficiency, in building large systems in manufacturing, logistics, healthcare, government and banking. Hadia founded and ran several non-profit groups raising awareness on culture, and international human and civil rights.

Hadia has an MBA from the Darla Moore School of Business, USC and a BSc honors in Chemistry with Computer Science from Southampton University (UK).