OPEN is a voluntary, not-for profit organization dedicated to the promotion of entrepreneurship and leadership in the Pakistani-American business community. Established in Boston in 1998, OPEN has chapters in Boston, Houston, New York, Chicago, Silicon Valley, and Washington DC.
The Organization of Pakistani Entrepreneurs New England (OPEN-NE) was launched in 1998 as the first chapter of what has since blossomed into a multi-chapter, pan US (and soon global) organization with membership in the several thousands.
OPEN is an inclusive organization, open to corporate professionals, entrepreneurs, venture capitalists and banking professionals, social leaders, academics and students irrespective of industry or professional background. Our directors and volunteers provide programs in the following areas within our community:
• Educational and Informational initiatives
• Internship and Job Opportunities
• Exclusive events where be bring together global thought leaders to have conversations regarding current topics of mutual interest
• Creating bridges between entrepreneurs and professionals in Pakistan and in the US
OPEN New England is proud to provide a great platform to the Pakistani American entrepreneurs and professionals to showcase their outstanding contributions to the US economy as well provide a conduit to the mainstream business and professional community in the US to interact with the Pakistani diaspora both in New England and in Pakistan.