List of Young Global Leaders

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This is a list of notable members of the Forum of Young Global Leaders by their year of induction. Each member is asked to join the forum for a five-year period. Members the first year were identified with one of six categories: business, political, intellectual, arts and culture, societal, and opinion.[1]

Contents

2019

Africa

[2]

  • Kamissa Camara, Minister of Digital Economy and Forecasting, Ministry of Digital Economy, Information and Communication of Mali, Mali
  • Kirsty Coventry, Minister of Youth, Sport, Arts and Recreation, Ministry of Sport, Arts and Recreation, Zimbabwe
  • Wanuri Kahiu, Film Director, AFROBUBBLEGUM, Kenya
  • Bogolo Joy Kenewendo, Minister of Investment, Trade and Industry, Ministry of Investment, Trade and Industry of Botswana, Botswana
  • Umra Omar, Founder, Safari Doctors, Kenya
  • David Moinina Sengeh, Adviser to the President of Sierra Leone; Chief Innovation Officer, Directorate of Science, Technology and Innovation, Government of Sierra Leone, Sierra Leone
  • Adebola Williams Chief Executive Officer, Red Media Africa, Nigeria

ASEAN

[3]

Australasia & Oceania

[4]

  • Clare O'Neil, Member of Parliament for Hotham, Parliament of Australia, Australia

Eurasia

[5]

  • Anton Alikhanov, Governor of Kaliningrad, Kaliningrad Regional Administration, Russian Federation
  • Mamuka Bakhtadze, Prime Minister of Georgia, Office of the Prime Minister of Georgia, Georgia

Europe

[6]

  • Pablo Casado Blanco, Party Leader, Partido Popular, Spain
  • Yalda Hakim, Anchor, BBC News, United Kingdom
  • Tolu Oni, Professor, School of Public Health and Family Medicine, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • Annika Saarikko, Minister of Science and Culture, Ministry of Education and Culture of Finland, Finland

Greater China

[7]

  • Yin Qi, Chief Executive Officer, Face++, People's Republic of China

Latin America

[8]

  • Victoria Alonsoperez, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Chipsafer, Uruguay
  • Carlos Alvarado Quesada, President of Costa Rica, Office of the President of Costa Rica, Costa Rica
  • Juan Guaidó, President of the National Assembly of Venezuela, Venezuelan National Assembly, Venezuela

Middle East & North Africa

[9]

  • Lucy Aharish, Anchor, Reshet 13, Israel
  • Esra'a Al Shafei, Founder and Executive Director, Mideast Youth, Bahrain
  • Taymour Jumblatt, MP and Leader of the Socialist Progressive Party, Parliament of Lebanon, Lebanon
  • Ahd Kamel, Director and Actress, Odd Camel, Saudi Arabia

North America

[10]

South East Asia

[11]

  • Faisal Khan, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Peshawar 2.0, Pakistan
  • Poonam Mahajan, Member of Parliament for Lok Sabha from Mumbai North Central, Maharashtra, Parliament of India, India
  • Wasfia Nazreen, Founder, Osel Foundation, Bangladesh
  • Piyush Tewari, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, SaveLife, India

2018

[12]

South Asia

East Asia

Middle East and North Africa

2017

[13]

Asia Pacific

Eurasia

Europe

Greater China

Latin America & the Caribbean

Middle East & North Africa

North America

South Asia

Sub-Saharan Africa

2016

[14]

Asia Pacific

  • Sarah Hanson-Young, Senator of South Australia, Government of South Australia; Australia
  • Thaung Su Nyein, managing director / CEO, Information Matrix Co., Ltd.; Myanmar

Eurasia

Europe

Greater China

Latin America & the Caribbean

Middle East & North Africa

North America

South Asia

Sub-Saharan Africa

2015

[15]

East Asia

Europe

Greater China

Latin America & the Caribbean

Middle East & North Africa

North America

South Asia

Sub-Saharan Africa

2014

[16]

East Asia

Europe

Latin America & the Caribbean

Middle East & North Africa

North America

South Asia

Sub-Saharan Africa

West Africa

2013

[17]

East Asia

Europe

Latin America & the Caribbean

Middle East & North Africa

North America

South Asia

Sub-Saharan Africa

2012

[18]

East Asia

Europe

Latin America & the Caribbean

Middle East & North Africa

  • Wael Ghonim,[20] Middle East and North Africa marketing manager, Google; Egypt
  • Eli Beer, founder and president, United Hatzalah of Israel; Israel
  • Slim Amamou, chief executive officer, Alixsys; Tunisia
  • Dalia Mogahed, executive director and senior analyst, Gallup Center for Muslim Studies; United Arab Emirates
  • Jonathan Adiri, founder and chief executive officer, Healthy.io; former chief technology officer to President Shimon Peres

North America

South Asia

Sub-Saharan Africa

2011

[21]

Business

Political

All posts held, unless otherwise stated, as of early 2005

Societal

Intellectual

Arts and culture

Opinion

2010

[26]

Europe

Middle East & Africa

America

Asia-Pacific

2009

[27]

Europe

Middle East / Africa

North America

Latin America & the Caribbean

Asia-Pacific

2008

[28]

Asia-Pacific

Europe

Latin America & the Caribbean

Middle East & North Africa

North America

Sub-Saharan Africa

2007

[29]

Business

Arts and culture

Political

Societal

2006

[32]

Intellectuals

Political

Arts and culture

Societal

Opinion

Business

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