Occupation: CEO and founder of Uvera
Uvera is a biotech company that aims to prolong the shelf-life of fresh food without using chemicals, thereby helping in the global fight to halve food waste by 2030. Its UV light technology can prolong the shelf-life of food up to 97% on average. It is now in the process of raising $3 million in funding. Asrar has a PhD in electrical and computer engineering. She was selected to receive a L’OREAL-UNESCO For Women in Science Middle East Young Talents Award in November 2020.