Amal Hassan is a leading Nigerian technopreneur with diverse interests across different technology verticals. In 2003, Amal set up the first organized ICT training institute in Kano that provides IT training to young Nigerians especially women. Her passion to unlock Nigeria’s developmental potentials through technology-driven innovation and value addition led her to build, capitalize and restructure a series of technology-related businesses that succeed in developing talents and creating employment for young Nigerians. In 2013, she founded the Outsource Global, a contact center business process outsourcing that now has offices in Abuja, Lagos and Kaduna. Under her leadership, Outsource Global has emerged as the leading Nigerian contact center provider servicing the international market, turning the company into a truly global BPO giant, creating over 700 jobs and putting Nigeria on the global map for contact center business process outsourcing.
Amal’s entrepreneurial prowess and business acumen continue to set her apart as a highly regarded emerging business leader in Nigeria. Over the years, she has participated in local and international business missions and attended various professional and leadership courses, conferences and seminars both locally and abroad. Widely regarded as a role model for the girl-child and women especially in northern Nigeria, she has continued to mentor young leaders across her industry.
Amal earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administrations from Bayero University Kano, Nigeria and a Master degree in Business Administration from the same university. Aside from her current role as the CEO of Outsource Global, Amal sits on the boards of Parkway Projects, HealthStation and Bluetag Group. Her dream is to deploy technology to harness the creative potentials of her people and foster sustainable partnerships, digital solutions and innovative models in Nigeria, Africa and beyond. Amal is also an Alumna of Fortune-Us Department of State Global Women’s Mentoring Programme- which links young female leaders to Fortune‘s most powerful women.
At the 11th Bola Tinubu Colloquium, Amal will be represented by Hassan Ma’aruf Mukhtar (Group Business Analyst, Outsource Global) who will be speaking on ‘Next Level: Jobs in Technology Outsourcing’