Rahim is the online editor and curator of the Skoll World Forum on Social Entrepreneurship at the Skoll Foundation. Prior to Skoll, Rahim was an innovation and advocacy consultant at the World Bank Institute in Washington DC, where he focused on strategic outreach, communications and engagement around issues of open data, open government, and open development. Rahim is also an official contributor to Forbes.com, where he writes a leadership column titled “The Common Good”, which covers all things social change, and has a special emphasis on social entrepreneurship and social enterprise.
As part of his writing on international affairs, leadership and social change, Rahim has interviewed more than 175 global leaders such as former British Prime Minister Tony Blair, White House Senior Advisor and Assistant to the President Valerie Jarrett, Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Rajiv Shah, former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, former U.S. Secretary of Education Margaret Spellings, President of Harvard University Drew Faust, President of the Rockefeller Foundation Judith Rodin, and billionaire philanthropists Jeff Skoll, Michael Bloomberg, and Eli Broad.
Rahim’s work has also been featured in a number of national and international publications including the Ottawa Citizen, San Francisco Chronicle, International Herald Tribune/New York Times, Stanford Social Innovation Review, MIT Sloan Management Review, Al Arabiya, Reuters, the Huffington Post, and CNN.com, among other outlets. In addition, Rahim has also served as an expert commentator on U.S. foreign policy for the BBC World Service.