Tareq Hadhad

Tareq Hadhad

CEO and Founder of Peace by Chocolate | Public Speaker | Board Member at Invest Nova Scotia

Tareq Hadhad is telling his story. He was a Syrian refugee and now living his new life with his entrepreneurial family in Canada’s east coast. He is the founder and CEO of Peace by Chocolate, the recipient of Start Up Canada’s National Newcomer Entrepreneur Award, named one of the Top 25 Immigrants in The Maritimes and selected by Google as the National Hero Case for 2018. All this has happened since Tareq’s arrival on Canada’s East Coast in December 2015 as a Syrian-Canadian newcomer. A passionate and dynamic speaker, Tareq has shared his keynote with Amnesty International, human rights leaders, Chambers of Commerce audiences and organizations from Canada’s east coast to the west coast, Jamaica and Europe.

Having completed over 500 interviews with news leaders around the world, Tareq speaks about his families compelling journey, the positive impact of refugees, immigration and the spirit of entrepreneurship.

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