What is the Misk Global Forum
The Misk Global Forum is an ongoing platform that brings young leaders, creators and thinkers together with established global innovators to explore, experience and experiment with ways to meet the challenge of change.More
This year’s gathering will look across the spectrum of challenges in this change, unearthing the wealth of opportunities that exist within each, covering:
From health and wellbeing, constructive habits and social interactions, to new entertainment and media consumption and smart investing what will it take to lead the good life over the long term?
In the age of intelligent machines, what new working structures will emerge? What is the payoff between more traditional forms of employment and the new more dynamic entrepreneurial and freelancing opportunities that will arise?
When change is constant, how best to integrate the right lifelong learning subjects and practices in order to achieve sustained success?
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The 2017 Edition
International Network Partners
International Young Leaders
" Happy to be at @miskglobalforum to meet with young entrepreneurs from around the world. "
Buddy Valastro, CEO, Carlo's Bake shop
" Today, we heard from young Saudis, young entrepreneurs and young innovators whose fresh perspectives are helping us overcome old and new challenges. Their ideas and enthusiasm will pave the way to a better future. "
Ahmad Alhendawi, United Nations Secretary-General's Envoy on Youth
" What I saw here today was a young population that wants a change, that wants to be entrepreneurs, that sounds like you’re in Silicon Valley when you’re in the middle of the Kingdom! "
John Chambers, CEO, Cisco Systems
" The future of any country is about its young people, in KSA that is even more true because you’re the majority "
Bill Gates, Co-chair Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, USA
2016 Global Youth
- Improve the cost of living
- Provide affordable housing
- Increase the safety of communities
- Create opportunities for education and training
- Drive healthier employment opportunities and ensure long term prosperity