“Beirut was called the Paris of the Middle East, Lebanon the Switzerland of the Middle East.”
“Every weekend there would be a bombing… You’re afraid for your life.”
“Most people in Lebanon immigrate… 50% of the people in my age group leave.”
“Computers are not smart… the people who make computers are the smart ones.”
“If you could be a character from a movie in real life, what would you like to be?”
— Fadel Adib, Associate Professor at MIT, Immigrant from Lebanon
Also in this episode:
Fadel Adib cold emailed a faculty at MIT and got a response, an interview, and an offer. He reveals secrets to writing successful cold emails!
When President Obama was about to see Fadel’s demo of his research/entrepreneurial project, and then everything went wrong.
Doing humanitarian work during a war and then rushing to prepare for the university entrance exam.
And a lot of advice from Fadel to young faculty, young entrepreneurs in academia, and students.
Hear about all these, and Fadel Adib’s incredible journey and sage advice for all.