Faisal Saeed Al Mutar

The fight for human rights

A lot of us have different interpretations of “Unstoppable”, but Faisal Saeed Al Mutar, is truly unstoppable on another level. From surviving the Iraq Civil War, witnessing the murder of his brother, nearly kidnapped multiple times, to finally becoming a refugee in the United States, there’s no doubt he’s an inspiration.

Faisal is the founder of Ideas Beyond Brothers, a non-profit that seeks to empower people living under authoritarian regimes, through education and knowledge. This is unstoppable in a different way than most of us know – let me know what connected with you the most about Faisal’s incredible story of resilience.

In this episode, you will learn:

  • 09:32 – Ideas Beyond Borders
  • 16:10 – Importance of social media in spreading knowledge
  • 19:34 – Growing up in the middle of war and facing military invasion
  • 29:04 – The life of a 12 year old in a war
  • 35:39 – The power of staying positive in the worst times
  • 40:11 – Addiction to inspiration despite dysfunctional environments
  • 42:20 – Losing his brother and experiencing 3 kidnapping attempts
  • 55:26 – The defining moment in Faisal’s life
  • 1:01:32 – When Ideas Beyond Borders started and how people can support the organization