Speakers

HE Bader Alasaker

Secretary General of the MiSK Foundation

Achim Steiner

Administrator, United Nations Development Programme

Michael R. Bloomberg

Founder, Bloomberg LP and Bloomberg Philanthropies and Three-Term Mayor of the City of New York

H.E. Dr. Bassem Awadallah

The Royal Hashemite Court, Jordan

Mourad Wahba

UN Assistant Secretary-General, UNDP Assistant Administrator, Regional Director for Arab States, United Nations Development Programme

Dr. Madeleine K. Albright

64th U.S. Secretary of State

H.E. Abdallah Y. Al-Mouallimi

The Permanent Ambassador of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to the United Nations

Victor Ochen

Founder and Executive Director, African Youth Initiative Network

Ashok Nigam

UN Resident Coordinator, UNDP Resident Representative, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Nicola Benyahia

Counsellor and Founder, Families For Life

Noura Y. Mansouri

Visiting Scholar, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Jonah Obajeun

Extremely Together Young Leader, Kofi Annan Foundation

Jayathma Wickramanayake

Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, United Nations

Brandee McHale

President Citi Foundation & Director Corporate Citizenship at Citi

Hajer Sharief

Co-Founder, Together We Build It

Arizza Ann S. Nocum

Overall Head, KRIS Library

Deepak Chopra

Founder, The Chopra Foundation

Razan Alaqil

Founder & CEO, ATAM for Sustainable Development

Adwa Aldakheel

Business Woman, Professional Stock Trader, Aerobatic Pilot & Entrepreneur

Zaineb Abdulla

Vice President, Deaf Planet Soul

Lakshitha Saji Prelis

Director, Children & Youth Programs, Search For Common Ground

Jem Stein

Founder & Director, The Bike Project

Zain Verjee

Co-Founder & CEO, aKoma Media

Noëlla Richard

Global Youth Policy Specialist, Bureau for Policy and Programme Support, United Nations Development Programme

Amina J. Mohammed

Deputy Secretary-General, United Nations

Andrew Hamilton

President, New York University

Koang Doluony

Executive Director & Founder, Omaha Talons

Abdullah Naif

Interfaith Activist, United Religions Initiative – Sun Devils Are Better Together

Rima Maktabi

Bureau Chief for Al Arabiya in the United Kingdom

Ilwad Elman

Director of Programs & Development, Elman Peace Centre

Ahmed Mater

Artist, Misk Art Institution

Fatima Zaman

Countering Violent Extremism Advocate, Kofi Annan Foundation and the Extremely Together Programme

Ahmed Badr

Founder, Narratio

Mohamad Hafez

Architect & Artist, Pickard Chilton Architects, Mohamad Hafez Art

Muna AbuSulayman

Philanthropist, Co-Host of Kalam Nawa’em, MBC

Arwa Damon

Senior International Correspondent for CNN, President & Co-Founder of INARA

Bjørn Ihler

Extremely Together Young Leader, Kofi Annan Foundation

Alix Steel

Anchor, “Bloomberg Daybreak Americas,” Bloomberg

Laura Londén

Deputy Executive Director (Management) & Assistant Secretary-General, United Nations Population Fund

Neelofa

Actress & Media Personality, Founder & Managing Director, NH Prima International Sdn Bhd

Lujain AlUbaid

Co-Founder & CEO, Tasamy for Social Entrepreneurship

Melissa Fleming

Head of Communications & Public Information, UNHCR

Maher Nasser

Director, Outreach Division, Department of Public Information

Lara Setrakian

Co-Founder & CEO, News Deeply

Eric Li

Co-Founder & President, We Care Act

Tom Brokaw

Special Correspondent, NBC News

Aashish Khullar

Organising Partner, UN Major Group of Children and Youth

Erin Burnett

Anchor, Erin Burnett OutFront, CNN

Fahd Hamidaddin

Advisor to MiSK and Chief Commercial Officer at King Abdullah Economic City (KAEC)

Mishaal Ashemimry

Aerospace Engineer and Founder, Mishaal Aerospace