The Forum of Young Global Leaders (YGLs
) every year highlights 100 global leaders under the age of 40 who have showcased strong ethical and responsible leadership in their fields.
My world opened here to seeing people making huge strides in my own country such as Shermeen Obaid Chinoy, Abid and Maheen, women leaders on the other side of our border such as Kanika, interacting with YGLs
from Bangladesh and not to forget sitting across the table from the President of Switzerland.
The aim is to enable them to shape an inclusive and sustainable future for the world, the World Economic Forum (WEF) said as it announced the international list of the members of the YGL
class of 2018 who will join a community and a five-year programme that will challenge them to think beyond their scope of expertise and make a stronger impact as leaders.
TF and YGL
are relevant to different types of media, but contain the same substantive core elements: TF applies to print and YGL
applies to radio, TV, film, audio visual recordings, video and CD recordings, as well as websites and blogs with a journalistic focus.
"We've asked these young leaders to join the YGL
community because of their groundbreaking work, creative approaches to problems and ability to build bridges across cultures and between business, government and civil society," said John Dutton, head of the Forum of Young Global Leaders at the World Economic Forum, in a release.
Martin said YGL
has 10,000 members nationally and represents "a good area for [those seeking] support." Roddy said the VSFS can help offices "bridge skills gaps" by providing online interns.
She was elected as one of the Young Global Leaders (YGL
) 2015 by WEF this year.
The Forum of Young Global Leaders (YGL
) -- an integral part of the World Economic Forum -- aims to make a positive impact on the global agenda by engaging the YGL
community in initiatives and dialogues related to specific global challenges they collectively identify with.
So-Young Kang, founder and chief executive officer of Singapore-based transformation design firm Awaken Group and part of WEF's Young Global Leader (YGL
) community, said she was "highly impressed" by the quality of people from the local service industry as well as the mindset of the young Filipinos she interacted with at the forum.
In March 2013, Okosi was selected by the World Economic Forum (WEF) as a 2013 Young Global Leader (YGL
MANAMA: Al Baraka Banking Group vice-president Ali Adnan Ibrahim has been named as one of the World Economic Forum's 200 Young Global Leaders (YGL
) Class of 2013.