Rama Kayyali

CEO & Co-Founder, Little Thinking Minds


Rama Kayyali is CEO and co-founder of Little Thinking Minds, an award-winning education-technology company creating online resources and platforms to improve learning and retain literacy in the Arabic language. A recent winner of the Queen Rania Award for Education in Entrepreneurship, Little Thinking Minds platforms are used by over 160,000 students in over 150 schools across the GCC and MENA region and among 100 public low income and refugee schools. Rama is an Eisenhower Fellow and an Endeavor Entrepreneur and winner of the Arab Women’s Award.

Rama graduated with a BA from the School of Journalism from UNC-Chapel Hill and has a MA in Film and Media Product from American University.