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Agra Middle East
Monday 9 October 2023
Tuesday 10 October 2023
Dubai World Trade CenterDubai, UAE

Lara Hussein
Co-founder & CEO at The Waste Lab


Lara Hussein has gathered 15 years of international experience developing data andtech-enabled solutions, loyalty programs, customer journey mapping, customerrelationship management, and customer outreach programs across differentindustries. Holder of a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from theAmerican University of Beirut and a Master’s degree in International HospitalityManagement from EADA Business School, Barcelona. Lara is also a connector, mentalhealth advocate, amateur blog writer and animal lover.

Lara and Ceylan Uren, her co-founder, share similar passions when it comes to going back to nature and advocating soil health and regenerative practices. During COVID lockdown, they decided to join forces and co-found The Waste Lab, an impact driven startup, based in Dubai, that is working with households and businesses to reduce food waste through nature-based solutions in the UAE. The Waste Lab officially launched its services with households in December 2021 and has recently started onboarding its first B2B customers such as hotels and restaurants.