Faisal Yaqub '07 is the founder and creator of Curl, an iPhone app that helps you track your gym progress. Since it launched in June 2011, Curl has received over 16,000 downloads in more than 50 different countries. The Curl app is an easy-to-use exercise log that helps you keep detailed records of your workouts. You can also use it to customize routines, choose from over 300 preloaded workouts, and view detailed exercise instructions.
Currently, Yaqub is a staff sortware engineer at Slack, a computer software company in the San Francisco Bay area. He works on building core features, such as messaging, threads, the new user experience, files, and more.
Yaqub graduated from Boston University with a double major in Philosophy and Religion. He currently resides in the Bay area.
Sponsored by the Robert ’53 and MeiLi Hefner Foundation and offered here at Webb to two current students, The Hefner Initiative aims to foster a close and positive relationship between the people of China and the US. This extraordinary 12-day summer program includes travel this year to Beijing and Suzhou—allowing for living/learning opportunities with host students and families.
Shyam Arya '18 and Ellie Canty '18 have been accepted to present a poster at the National American Chemical Society conference in New Orleans in March 2019--an extremely rare honor for high school students.