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Misk Global Forum 2022 aims to spark intergenerational dialogue to drive change

RIYADH: The Misk Global Forum will take place on Wednesday at the King Abdulaziz International Conference Center in Riyadh, and the theme of this year’s event is ‘Multigenerational dialogue to break down barriers and drive change’.

“We are excited to kickstart the largest Misk Global Forum to date,” Amani Alhiami, senior research manager at the Misk Foundation, told Arab News.

“We connect thousands of young leaders, innovators, inventors, entrepreneurs and creatives through 120 sessions and 8 unique activations to deliver an event by young people for young people, I look forward to inviting you.”

Held on November 9th and 10th, Misk Global Forum 2022 will bring together industry experts, newcomers and established leaders, entrepreneurs and creators to innovate to meet the challenges of change. discuss ways to He will focus on four main areas: Skills, Leadership Development, Community and Entrepreneurship.

According to organizers, this year’s event aims to bridge the generational gap through effective debates designed to drive change around the world.

Notable guest speakers include health and wellness podcaster Jay Shetty. Halima Aden, model and activist. Mo Amer, stand-up comedian and producer. Professional tennis player Oz Jabbar. Abdul Aziz Al-Loughani, chairman and CEO of Kuwait-based flower and gift delivery service Floard. Sarah Sabry, the first Arab woman in space and founder of the Deep Space Initiative, a non-profit organization dedicated to making space research more accessible.

“The Misk Global Forum is one of the largest youth-driven events in the world and we are delighted to have registered over 40,000 people this year,” said Omar, Chief Program Officer of the Misk Foundation. Mr Najjar told Arab News.

“We bring together thousands of people in a hybrid format under the theme of ‘Generation Transformation’.

“We believe that what we share is greater than what divides us. And in a rapidly changing and complex world, transformative thinking is essential. It is a mindset characterized by the conviction that we can create global, lasting, positive change that transforms society and creates a better future for our young people.”

Discussions will cover topics ranging from Gen Z and millennial minds, embracing change, sports for all, gender equality, quality education, philanthropy, happiness, money, and more.

The forum will kick off at 10:30 am on Wednesday with a live performance by Saudi Arabian singer Tamtam, followed by “Generation Transformation” hosted by senior presenter Sara Murad and keynote speaker and Misk Foundation CEO Badr Al-Badr. Followed by the official opening presentation on the .

“Time Magazine’s 2020 Kid of the Year Gitanjali Rao (a Colorado teenager who invented a mobile device that tests lead in drinking water), award-winning podcaster Jay Shetty, and Once Jabbar, the world’s second-largest professional tennis player

“Through a range of inspiring sessions, we hope to hold an impactful dialogue that breaks down barriers and inspires collective action to address what matters most to today’s youth.”

According to organizers, panel discussions and talks during the event are intended to foster meaningful conversations that drive positive change in communities around the world.

Launched in 2016, the Misk Global Forum encourages conversations that break down barriers, drive change and raise awareness of issues around the world and across industries. This is the flagship initiative of the MISK Foundation, whose mission is to create opportunities for social development through incubators for business, literature, culture and science and technology.

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