Baiyina Jihad is a native of Atlanta who was raised in the communities of West End and East Atlanta. Baiyina loved the city so much she attended Georgia State University. During her senior year in college, she applied and got accepted to Teach for America. She just transitioned out of the classroom after teaching for 4 years to pursue Beyond the Classroom.
During her teaching, she noticed a startling pattern; a large number of students enter 3rd grade reading below their grade level. Thus, inspiring Beyond the Classroom. As a solo founder, she participated in numerous programs such as Goodie Nation, 4.0 schools and Female Founder, Atlanta Tech Village, and GSU Mains Street Fund. She was featured in Hypopatmus and Fast Company.
She is currently working on her third pilot of Beyond the Classroom and expanding her partnerships with organizations and individuals.
Robert Hatcher with Soundcollide is a student entrepreneur with an affinity for psychology. He’s crazy enough to believe we can change the music industry and give music artists more authority and ownership of their music by decentralizing the industry. Currently pursuing his MBA with a concentration in analytical consulting.
Sheehan Khan is the Founder and CEO of Airlift, a modern shipping and fulfillment platform for online sellers. Airlift stores, packages and ships ecommerce inventory while sellers focus on their business.