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About me in bullet points:
*The most activist alumni in the world, an election that he received by the Department of State on the world alumni network in 2010.
*One of the first 70 Iraqi students selected on a leadership cultural exchange program in US. The program was the first cultural experience in my life, inspired me to develop myself understanding about other cultures and religions.
*Been on an Entrepreneur Leadership program at the University of Connecticut, United States.
*Awarded an honorary citizen certificate by the San Diego mayor.
*Created the first Digital Story Telling project in Iraq.
*A Budapest's Ambassadors at the IMP.
*Working with MOL group Oil & Gas acting as a Buyer, responsible for more than 50 Million $ purchases annually.
Enough from the boring part......!
Coming to what people think about me.
People mostly say that i'm a terrible, boring, anti social, lonely, closed minded, anti partying, not friendly, careless, smelly, ignorant guy!!!
They say words such as:
"Suhaib is a naturally genuine and considerate person. He was always concerned for my well-being and safety and kept in touch with me when we were not together. He has a strong character and is a very joyful person." Alice, 2013
"He is an open-minded, warm hearted and generous person. You can always count on him!" Szimi,2013
"he is really hospitible, funny, smart, make everything to be fun at any time you want." Miran,2012
"Suhaib is a brilliant conversationalist, full of energy and ideas." Jessica,2012
"He told me some things about his life which changed my life because my point of view modifiedâ I think he doesnât even know jet:-D" Flora,2013
"He is expontaneous, smiling all the time, openly laughing." Joerge,2013
"Suhaib, is a smart fun extremely creative guy, ready to help anyone," Alan,2011
"He is a dear friend, intelligent, hospitable and caring. He is one of those ready to make a difference." Johanna,2011
"You can only have a positive thinking after having talking to him." Awa,2013
"He was so kind and very considerate! You didn't meet the real surfer friend if you didnt meet with Suhaib..." Ayse,2012
"Suhaib, Suhaib... You know, a role model for many of his colleauges at the university" Abdu, 2011
Ok now you are confused, send a Nice/Decent/Real not a copy past Couch^Drink request and you will defiantly find the clear view about Suhaib, which you'll never regret : )
I travel like Tony Wheeler !
You are someone who others will come to rely on for their best travel advice and information. With any luck at all, you'll eventually get bought out by the BBC, so you can retire, and then keep traveling anyway.
What type of traveler are you?
Take BootsnAll's Travel Quiz to find out.
I believe that we as human beings lives in purpose, to meet each other and to understand each other. We have to enjoy our time by doing whatever we like without harming others. If people works hard then they will enjoy the benefits at the end, as " If they work hard, they will play hard."
Religion is something between you and your God and whatever you are believing in, respecting other believes is important.
Education is the wheel that can drives you anywhere you want. As much knowledge you get, as much you become a very successful person in your life, using it the right time with the right place.
Live by defining a dream and chase it by having variable goals in between.
That's how I'm living my life
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING
I participated when I first met a couchsurfer from Europe by chance, through a friend of mine. It was interesting to hangout with a person that I've never met before and came to my country through a network called couchsurfing.org. I joined and then started meeting other surfers from all over the world.
In 2011, I went into a trip to Goergia. After checking in Goergia via Facebook, that person emailed me and said, man I'm also coming to Goeriga soon! It was an awesome coincidence! very interesting thing to meet the person who inspired me to this amazing network.
We spent a great time together and traveled to some cities around.
I have been couchsurfed by many others when I was traveling. Before joining couchsurfing, I was bit concerned about the places that I was visiting if I don't know people there. But now, whenever I go, I can easily find many people that I can hang out with and spend great times in the city that I'm travailing at.
Now I have friends from all over the world!
Most of the CSerfers that I meet, are more than CSserfer, they mean a lot to me and in most of the cases.
Photography, video directing and creation, travelling, exploring other cultures, leadership, meeting people from other countries, swimming, reading, cycling, socialising...
Music, Movies, and Books
I like more Rock music such as Metallica, Iron Maiden, Guns n Roses. I also enjoy listening to Country music beside some many other bands such as Cold Play and many from there and there.
I like reading those books that are related to my major, especially those books related to leadership and management.
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
During my life time, I have seen and done many amazing things that some I'm really glad that I have done and see but many are not.
For the ones that I'm really happy about was:
- Visited New York city, and went all the way up to the Empire State building.
- Surfed in Mission Beach.
- Rode one of the highest roller coasters in the world.
- Elected by the department of State as the most activist alumni in the world for Jan,2010.
Teach, Learn, Share
Organized the first CS event in the whole country. Couch Surfers from all over the country and other visitors joined the event.
visited 10 states (4.44%)Create your own visited map of The World or Like this? try: Powerpoint Karaoke
Countries I’ve Visited
Austria, Czech Republic, Georgia, Germany, Italy, Jordan, Lebanon, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Slovakia, Spain, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States
Countries I’ve Lived In