Join us for our 3rd Edition of the Misk Global Forum to explore

Skills for our Tomorrow

14-15 November, 2018
Four Seasons Hotel, Riyadh
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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.

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2017 Speakers

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Bill Gates

Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan

Yosuke Matsuda

Siya Xuza

Diane Greene

Teresa Carlson

Franco Dragone

H.E. Eng. Abdullah AlSwaha

Allen Blue

Josh Giegel

David Kenny

Roland Busch

The 2017 Edition

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International Network Partners
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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
Development Index

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Saudi Arabia

APPROXIMATELY 1.9 MILLION SAUDIS WILL ENTER THE WORKFORCE OVER THE NEXT TEN YEARS, INCREASING THE SIZE OF THE CURRENT WORKFORCE BY MORE THAN ONE-THIRD.
APPROXIMATELY AT 83%, SAUDI ARABIA HAS THE MOST TWITTER USERS AS A PERCENTAGE OF ONLINE USERS.
5 PRIORITIES TO ENHANCE THE LIFE OF SAUDI 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

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