OPEN DC Mentorship Coaching Session 

Breakfast with 
Imran Aftab Founder and CEO of 10Pearls

Saturday - March 5, 2016 - 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM

Location: 1765 Greensboro Station Place, 9th Floor, McLean, VA 22102

Cost: $ 15.00 Member/$ 25.00 Non Member/$ 15.00 Students
Limited to 18 seats

Register Here


Video and Feedback from OPEN DC 2015 Annual Event


OPEN 2015 Annual Event Highlight Video


Posted by OPEN Washington DC on Monday, December 21, 2015



Some of the feedback from OPEN DC Annual Event 2015



Congratulations to you and the entire OPEN DC team on putting on a Zabardast event. It was an honor to have been a part of it. I am thankful for the opportunity to serve Pakistan and I am grateful to OPEN DC for appreciating my work and giving me so much time to inform and update about CDRS, as well as giving me a chance to re-connect with so many dear friends that I hadn't been able to meet for too long. 


Todd Shea



Yes, I am the one who brought only 32 business cards in all my excitements and not being able to sleep the night before due to attending my very first DC OPEN conference as a new startup entrepreneur. 

5 people had asked me for my business cards after I ran out of all the ones I brought with me, including Mr. Rehan Jalil. But I did get their business cards and I connected with all of them on LinkedIn this Monday

And a SEA director from Northrop Grumman has just connected me Monday, to a Cyber Security incubator program in UMBC in MD. Yes I met him at the DC OPEN conference this past weekend.

Also I have been given an opportunity to fill 4 IT positions as a sub-contractor/corp-corp through one of the DC OPEN networks.


Tarek Ahmed




Please accept my heartiest congratulations on organizing such an impressive annual event, very well organized and executed. All speakers were impressive, enjoyed hearing them.

Breakout sessions topics were good and very well moderated by Raza and Hassan Ibrahim, want to congratulate them for a job well done.

Adnan did a great job as MC, Hasnain and Jawed speech was brief and good, in short you all did a great job.

Shakil Kidwai




The hard work of the OPEN team shone as everything in the event was wonderful.  You and the rest are to be congratulated.


Khalid Choudhry




I wanted to thank you for the opportunity to attend my first and hopefully not last OPEN event.

It was great to meet new people and to hear stories and struggles of people making it.


Raakay Bari




For a fantastic event. It was the perfect culmination of all the people I've been chasing after. I got to follow up with them.


Iram Parveen Bilal




Iím glad to be a part of it and look forward to future event and success of OPEN globally.


Adnan Ahmed




The event this year was outstanding, and my guests and I thoroughly enjoyed every segment of it. A few of my guests will also be joining as members of OPEN. 



Ahmed Ali




Congratulation to OPEN DC team for organizing an amazing event.

On behalf of OPEN Toronto team we would like to thank everyone for great hospitality.


Laiq A. Siddiqui



It was a great event and I really enjoyed being there. Great job by you and the DC team. 


Imran Shah




I wanted to congratulate you, the leadership and volunteers of OPEN on an excellent annual meeting. I participated the full day and listened to all of the keynote speeches as well as all of the panelists. From everyone who spoke, I took ideas and insights of value and consider this the best OPEN event I have attended thus far. I know how much effort behind the scenes, and on evenings and weekends, it takes to organize such an event, including securing such high quality participants. The day was of significant value and I want to appreciate what a strong benefit OPEN brings to the community. Thank you for sharing all the OPEN success stories in your opening remarks. I am sure there are many such stories to convey and many more that will emerge in the months and years ahead.


Aakif Ahmed




Congratulations on a marvelous event organized by ymour tea.  I was extremely impressed with the content, the gentry, the culture, and overall environment of the event.  You did not leave any stone unturned - from the food, to the music, to the speeches and forums, I think OPEN deserves a 10/10 for this event. Looking forward to becoming a member, and also to the next event.


Navaid Hasan


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