andrew leon hanna

founder, director

Andrew, a first-generation Egyptian-American from Jacksonville, FL, is the founder of IGNITE Peer Mentoring. He is also the co-founder and CEO of DreamxAmerica, a social enterprise that joins filmmaking and impact investing to support immigrant entrepreneurs in towns and cities across America. Previously, Andrew directed Generation — McKinsey’s global youth employment initiative — in two Southern cities while consulting for McKinsey & Co. in Atlanta. Internationally, he has acted as a U.S. delegate to the 7th UNESCO Youth Forum in Paris and a youth representative to the UN High Level Panel on the Post-2015 Development Agenda in Bali and London. Andrew received his J.D. from Harvard Law School and his A.B. from Duke University.