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Elmira Bayrasli

Elmira Bayrasli is the author of "From the Other Side of the World: Extraordinary Entrepreneurs, Unlikely Places"a book that looks at the rise of entrepreneurship globally.

She is also the co-founder of "Foreign Policy Interrupted" and a lecturer at New York University.

Poverty & Development

Start-up Middle East

Through entrepreneurship, the youth in the Middle East have found a way to shatter the status quo.