Ahsan Ahmad is Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer for PENdulum Global, a non-profit organization currently working in Mbabane, Swaziland, to empower adolescents made vulnerable by HIV/AIDS. Ahsan has spent years invested in various medical research projects, internships and clinical experiences capped by his experience with administrating oral polio vaccinations to infants in rural Pakistan. Ahsan is continuing polio eradication work in Pakistan with local NGOs this summer.
Ahsan served as Co-Founder, various board positions, and Vice-President of UNICEF at Benedictine University. Ahsan also served as National Council Member for the U.S Fund for UNICEF managing the Campus Initiative program throughout the mid western and northwestern regional United States. Ahsan is currently Next Generation Steering Committee Member, Membership Co-Chair, and Global Lead.
Ahsan is currently a graduate student at Rush University in Chicago obtaining an accelerated MS in Biotechnology with a concentration in medical research. Ahsan graduated Benedictine University, honored as a Scholar with Distinction in Leadership and Service with a BS in Biology and Philosophy in 2014. Ahsan hopes to pursue a medical career in conjunction with not only the pharmaceutical and medical technology/supply industries, but also with leadership in global initiatives such as UNICEF. Ahsan is committed to the Millennium Development Goals, the U.S Fund for UNICEF and the day when zero children die from preventable causes.