SAUDI AND INTERNATIONAL YOUTH EMBRACE SPIRIT OF COLLOBORATION

Enthusiastic and optimistic response gathered from participants to Misk Global Forum Second day of event saw Skype founder and Google chief evangelist engage crowd   The Misk Global Forum 2017 concluded today in Riyadh following two days of interactive, collaborative, and innovative discussions and workshops on ‘meeting the challenge of change’ with direct engagement by […]

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GLOBAL LEADERS COLLABORATE ON “MEETING THE CHALLENGE OF CHANGE” ON DAY ONE OF INTERNATIONAL YOUTH EVENT

Her Majesty Queen Rania delivers keynote address at Misk Global Forum 2017 “Our priority should be employing technology to empower entire societies” Other speakers include science and technology entrepreneurs from across the world, and political, business, and innovation leaders from Saudi Arabia.   The Misk Global Forum 2017 was launched today in Riyadh with a […]

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Misk Foundation and Siemens to expand collaboration on youth training and development

Memorandum of Understanding will provide internships and exchanges, R&D collaboration, alongside digitalization and Industry 4.0 support New agreement expands on 2016 MoU on internships The Misk Foundation and Siemens Limited today signed a new Memorandum of Understanding at the Misk Global Forum greatly expanding their collaboration which is developing opportunities and empowering young people in […]

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Misk Foundation and Virgin Hyperloop One announce partnership

Partnership will train Saudi young people on tech skills and new hyperloop system Virgin Hyperloop One and Misk will drive ‘Fourth Industrial Revolution’ job creation in the Kingdom Virgin Hyperloop One will provide one hour connections to cities within the Gulf region The Misk Foundation and Virgin Hyperloop One today announced a Memorandum of Understanding […]

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Saudi Arabia opens its doors to overseas entrepreneurs

Saudi Arabia is encouraging the world’s entrepreneurs and inventors to start up in the Kingdom, with the introduction of new entrepreneurship licenses aimed at encouraging growth in the small- and medium-sized enterprise (SME) sector. The new licenses, which will allow overseas entrepreneurs to establish a business in Saudi Arabia for the first time, were announced […]

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Misk Global Forum 2017: Participation of Bill Gates, Skype and LinkedIn Founders, and Global Entrepreneurs

 The Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz “Misk” Foundation organizes the second session of Misk Global Forum under the theme of “Meeting the Challenge of Change” in November 15-17, 2017 in Riyadh. Many distinguished entrepreneurs and business leaders around the world are participating in the Forum, including Bill Gates, the Co-chair of Bill & Melinda […]

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Helping the world’s young shape a positive future

How do we help young people around the world meet the challenge of change? Ahead of Misk Global Forum 2017, our Secretary General Bader Al Asaker has written this important article for CNN: Young people are facing the challenge of a disrupted employment market in every corner of the world, and these changes are happening […]

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Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah to speak at Misk Global Forum

We are delighted to welcome Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah of Jordan as one of our speakers at this year’s Misk Global Forum. Internationally, Her Majesty Queen Rania is an advocate for tolerance, compassion and dialogue between people of all cultures and backgrounds. Her efforts to simultaneously challenge stereotypes of Arabs and Muslims, and […]

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Misk Global Forum – key themes of the event

We are excited to introduce you to the four main themes of this year’s Misk Global Forum, which is all about how young people can best meet the challenge of change in 2017. This year’s event will look across the spectrum of challenges, examining the opportunities that exist within each, in these four broad categories: […]

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HM Queen Rania and Bill Gates among Misk Global Forum 2017 speakers

We’re delighted to announce some of the world-class speakers for this year’s Misk Global Forum. This year’s event will welcome speakers ranging from world leaders to tech pioneers, and includes: – Bill Gates, co-chair and founder of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation – HM Queen Rania of Jordan – Renowned international educator Sal Khan, […]

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Former Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi at Misk Global Forum

Misk Global Forum is delighted to be welcoming former Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi to this year’s event. He is perhaps best known for becoming Italy’s youngest prime minister at the age of 39, having previously held the title of Mayor of Florence. His background is in law, having graduated with a law degree – […]

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Bill Gates to speak at Misk Global Forum 2017

We are excited to welcome Bill Gates, founder and co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, to this year’s Misk Global Forum. In 2000, Bill and Melinda Gates created the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the philanthropic organization dedicated to fighting inequity and helping people lift themselves out of poverty.   The Bill & […]

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TV’s Cake Boss Buddy Valastro at Misk Global Forum 2016

At Misk Global Forum, people from all walks of life and professions come together to share ideas – last year, the star of TV show Cake Boss Buddy Valastro came to the event, and naturally brought his baking skills with him. Uniting old world design with modern inspiration, Buddy created one of his cake masterpieces especially for Misk Global […]

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