Yaser Alkayale, originally from Syria, is currently living in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. When Yaser moved to Canada in grade six, he was very eager to continue his education in Computer Sciences which is a passion of his. He graduated high school at the age of 16 and enrolled in the Computer Science Program at Dalhousie University as a Seymour Scholar. He is currently a fourth year student in his program, minoring in management and working towards an Honors Thesis with a specialization in Network Security. He is very interested in entrepreneurship as he believes it is what builds the future. Yaser comes from an entrepreneurial family that has been running businesses for decades. He was introduced to business and entrepreneurship at a very young age and fell in love in management and customer service.
Yaser was the Schulich Leader of his high school and holds many leadership positions at Dalhousie. The University Innovation program is allowing him to use his skills and experience to create real change around campus, which he has always dreamt of creating. He is very passionate about the program and believes that with hard work and dedication, he can get anything done.
University Innovation Fellows