social entrepreneurship

international aid project management

Selina Hami

1991 / 10 / 25



strategic concept development / menu / market positioning / crowdfunding campaign management / web design / food photography / social media marketing / press release



aid project management / photography / social media management / documentation / lecture

strategic concept development / menu / market positioning  / web design / food photography / social media marketing / accounting / customer relations

2016 | Nacka Kommun

2015 | Siggesta Gård

2014 | Bisfront

Assisting the integration art project at Nacka City Culture Clash where newcomers and Swedes in the age of 14-17 got to work with urban architecture planning as a way to invite them to be a part of the development of the municipality.


Company founder & owner

Company founder & owner

Initiator & project manager

Assistant project manager

Youth leader

Operations manager

Project manager

Managing the café and shop at the concept Siggesta Gård where my main tasks was to leading the employees, ordering products, daily operations- and sometimes to save a goat or catch an escaping rabbit at the farm.

At this business-to-business my role was to connect companies to clients for future business opportunities within the areas of Marketing, Consulting, IT, HR and Finance. I connected my clients to people with managerial roles at H&M, IKEA, Volkswagen, Parfums Christian Dior, L'Oréal, PwC, Skanska and The Absolut Company.

Stockholm University

International Relations with a focus on Marketing and Business Administration

Bachelor's level


Swedish / English / Spanish / Hungarian / Arabic


Creating and presenting plant-based dishes attractive for both vegan and non-vegan customers to encourage environmental, ethical and social changes.


Attracting foreign and national donations of 17 thousand Euro to manage the distribution of 13 tons of food to 765 families in Damascus.


I was invited to hold lectures in social entrepreneurship in Stockholm and Amsterdam. 

Published an article about the project in 'the Stockholm Journal of International Affairs', Issue 16, 2016.

Started gathering the portraits and stories from the project in the book Portraits of Syria.


Using food as a means for sharing stories from the Middle East / creating a profitable company within one year / attracting press / creating new plant based dishes attracting non-vegans

through strategic branding



2017 | Ung Företagsamhet 

Advisor for a young entrepreneur who started the company 'Runs on Veggies' as a high school project.


Selection of


Expressen / Livets Goda / MittiStockholm / The Local / Södermalmsnytt / Lev & Dröm / Starta & Driva / VEGO Matmagasin 

I have found social entrepreneurship to be a way of combining my studies  in International Relations and Business Management to create coherent projects where I apply my competencies within

project management / international aid project management

By synthesizing my diverse competencies to create eclectic concepts, I have initiated and completed projects within food aid, held lectures, coached young changemakers, been featured in Sweden's leading newspapers and created a profitable business within one year.



Matmagasinet VEGO, nr. 3, 2017