Andrew Leon Hanna
Jacksonville, FL, United States
Andrew Leon Hanna, from Jacksonville, Florida, is pursuing a master’s degree in business administration at Stanford Graduate School of Business. He earned a JD with honors from Harvard Law School, and a bachelor’s degree with highest distinction in public policy from Duke University. A first-generation Egyptian-American lawyer, social entrepreneur, and author, Andrew aspires to help ensure those who are most vulnerable are provided equal human rights and socioeconomic opportunity. He is co-founder and CEO of DreamxAmerica, joining storytelling and impact to highlight and support immigrant, refugee, and first-generation entrepreneurs. His upcoming book on refugee entrepreneurs, 25 Million Sparks, was awarded the Financial Times and McKinsey Bracken Bower Prize in London. Previously, Andrew was a senior associate at McKinsey where he led the launch of the Generation youth employment nonprofit in Jacksonville, was one of two State Department delegates representing the U.S. at the 7th UNESCO Youth Forum in Paris, and served in the White House and Justice Department. Andrew has been named to the Forbes 30 Under 30 list, and his work has been featured in the BBC, Financial Times, Forbes, and more. He was an editor of the Harvard Law Review, and at Duke, he was senior class president.