I had the opportunity to interview Elkhair Balla (right), one of the co-founders of BCondoms. On the program we discussed how the idea of BCondoms came to life, what it took to get started and advice Elkhair gives to up and coming social entrepreneurs. (Picture: Co-Founders of B Condoms: Jason Panda, Ashanti Johnson, & Elkhair Balla)
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Elkhair M. Balla is a Mentor, Investment Banker, and Social Entrepreneur. Prior to Co-Founding The B Holding Group (parent company of B Condoms), Elkhair worked as an Investment Banker for several multi-national corporations including Morgan Stanley, Liz Claiborne, and Azoogle.com. Elkhair also Co-founded Citiology.com, a social network that connects New Yorkers with places to go out in the city.
Elkhair is a native of Sudan and enjoys mentoring New York City youth and raising funds for African and New York City causes through his event company named L’Altruist. Elkhair sits on the Board of Transdiaspora Network, Development Board at Villagecare and is a graduate of Morehouse College.