Ms. Kaoutar Abbahaddou seeks to inspire people, enable them to unleash their true potential and to have a positive impact on society. It is her passion that led her to found Africa Water Innovative Solutions (AWIS), a social venture trying to solve water related challenges. AWIS focuses on the problem that one billion people in the world lack access of safe drinking water. In addition to AWIS, Abbadhaddou devotes her time to initiatives such as, imptour, which is a tour around Africa to promote peace building and social innovation in and to empower people to start new initiatives through mentorships. Abbadhaddou is a laureate of the Mohammadia School of Engineers, an alumnus of Enactus and a fellow Ashoka’s changemakersXchange.