ABOUT US

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meet the team behind cortex 👋.

we're purpose-driven, passionate, & goofy.

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Afrah Shuja

Founder & CEO

Psychology enthusiast.

Basketball addict. 

Mental health advocate. 

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Fatema Elsayed

Chief Operations Officer
Student Wellbeing researcher. 10 years in the education field. M. Ed. (Coaching & Mentoring) Candidate

CORTEX CORE TEAM

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Join our discord server and chat with us!

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Eric Bradford

Tech/Business Advisor

MIT Masters Comp. Eng.

Apple Machine Learning Engineer

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Mohammed Al Khazraji

Business Advisor

Corporate Venture Builder @ ADQ

Co-founder Cyacle | Ex-BCG

Wharton MBA

CORTEX ADVISORY BOARD

Come meet us at a Cortex event! 

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UN SDSN YOUTH

HGEM

United Nations Sustainable
Development Solutions Network
Harvard Global
Education Movement

startAD

startAD Venture Launchpad @ NYU Abu Dhabi

CORTEX SUPPORTERS

Check out our job board for open positions

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Sana Hashim

Deputy Operations Officer

University of Toronto '24

Financial & Administrative Intern at the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom

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Mahek Shaikh

Research Intern

Student @ Ternopil National Medical University. Avidly enthusiastic about creative tech!

CORTEX AMBASSADORS