Reem Rahman is passionate about co-creating open-source tools for learning and designs products to increase collaboration, impact, and sustainability. These have each been created as a result of learnings from social innovators around the world, and in collaboration with diverse teams. Learning products and resources have included "Busting the Lone Hero Myth", "The Systems Change Crash Course", "Changemaking.net - Tools to Spark Deeper Change", "The Art of Storytelling Workshop" , and the "Feedback Dashboard" for thousands of social entrepreneurs to exchange feedback on their strengths and weaknesses.
At Ashoka, Reem served as the Director of the Ashoka Changemakers Learning Lab, dedicating to helping anyone with an idea for social change succeed in making a difference. Prior to joining Ashoka, Reem was one of the Managing Directors for the innovative Rethinking Islamic Reform forum in the UK, which has reached over a hundred thousand viewers to date and she directed communications and public relations for a civil rights group in Chicago.
Reem graduated with honors from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with a Bachelor’s in Cognitive Neuroscience and received a Master’s in Management Research from the University of Oxford focusing on strategy, innovation, and entrepreneurship.