Ahmed has given speeches and conducted workshops across the world highlighting the importance of empowering youth through art and storytelling.
He has addressed he United Nations on more than ten occasions, and has shared his story and work with audiences spanning universities, governments, and international forums. In 2017, Ahmed gave his first TEDx talk at TEDxTeen in New York, entitled "From the Bomb That Visited My Home"
United Nations: World Refugee Day Private Reception (UN Sec. General Antonio Guterres, Ben Stiller)
OECD Global Forum on Development (HRH Crown Princess Mary of Denmark, HE First Lady Rula Ghani of Afghanistan)
Harvard Divinity School: Dean's Leadership Forum (Mohamad Hafez, Drew Gilpin Faust, Clay Christensen)
We Are Family Foundation Gala (Dikembe Mutombo, Caryl Stern, LL Cool J)
YALE ARAB CONFERENCE (PRIME MINISTER SALAM FAYYAD, AMBASSADOR ROBERT S. FORD, RIMA MAKTABI)
Misk-UNDP Youth Forum (Melissa Fleming, dEEPAK cHOPRA, LARA SETRAKIAN)