2018 - YouthWorldAffairs -what if new york was rated by sustainability goals generation world class at jobs-connecting education as well as investment banking and media - join our meetings preparing before and after collaborations with WISE@UNGA UN sept 2018
-help map education and sustainability's 7 most wonderful summits for under 30s at www.valuetrue.com xmas 2017 puzzle is it possible to blockchain the world carbon emissions market? summit debrief wise paris march 2019 - fast tracks 09
hello- thank you so much my 2 favorite experiences of 2017 were wise and canada's hosting of jack ma's and justin trudeau's www.gateway17.com
i would like to see maximum connections with next wise particularly at the UN and at Paris - if there might be some ways I could help make connections eg either at the french or canadian embassies in dc where i live or at their delegations to the UN where I do a lot of work linking in chinese students and educators please tell me - 33 years ago dad at the economist and I published a book on how changing education is critical to the sustainability generation http://valuetrue.com only 3 networks seem to be heading to where youth need leadership and jobs creators to be : wise, sir fazle abed at brac and various chinese networks - my dream is education funding of youth and innovation gets discussed on every belt road map starting at every border trouble spot
Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser has been actively engaged in education and other social reform in Qatar for many years and has played a major role in spearheading national and international development projects. She currently serves as Chairperson of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development (QF), a private non-profit organization. In addition to her role at QF, Her Highness has launched multiple projects including, the Silatech initiative in 2008 to address the growing challenge of youth employment in the Middle East and North Africa, which followed her appointment by the Secretary General of the UN as an Alliance of Civilizations (AOC) Ambassador. Her Highness has also launched Education Above All (EAA) in 2012, a global initiative that aims to bring new life chances and real hope and opportunities to poor and marginalised children, youth and women in the developing world. EAA is carrying out its objectives through a number of existing programmes such as Educate a Child (EAC), Protecting Education in Insecurity and Conflict (PEIC) and Al-Fakhoora.
In addition to her role as a United Nations (UN) Advocate for the Sustainable Development Goals, Her Highness plays an active role with the UN to support global education. She was previously a member of the UN Millennium Development Goals Advocacy Group with a special emphasis on Goal 2 – universal primary education. Her Highness also served as a Steering Committee Member of the UN Secretary-General’s Global Education First Initiative and as a UNESCO’s Special Envoy for Basic and Higher Education, through which she launched multiple projects including the International Fund for Higher Education in Iraq.
Among Her Highness’s many honours are the Carnegie Medal of Philanthropy and the George Bush Award for Excellence in Public Service. In 2009, she was inducted into the Academie des Beaux Arts de l’Institut de France. In 2007, Sheikha Moza was presented the prestigious Chatham House Award for her contributions to improving international relations. Her Highness holds a Master of Arts (MA) in Public Policy in Islam from Hamad bin Khalifa University’s Qatar Faculty of Islamic Studies, and graduated from Qatar University with a degree in sociology.
Stavros N. Yiannouka is the Chief Executive Officer of the World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE), a major initiative of Qatar Foundation dedicated to building the future of education through debate, dialogue and purposeful action.
Before joining WISE, Stavros was Executive Vice-Dean of the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore (2005-2012). At the LKY School he spearheaded the implementation of an ambitious growth strategy he helped develop as a management consultant with McKinsey & Company. Stavros is the co-author, with Kishore Mahbubani, et al. of Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy: Building a Global Policy School in Asia (World Scientific, 2012).
Stavros worked at McKinsey & Company from 2000 to 2005, serving private and public sector clients in Singapore, Indonesia, South Korea and Canada, predominantly in the financial services, healthcare and education industries. From 1995 to 1998, Stavros practiced corporate law in the City of London with the firms Gouldens, and Mayer, Brown & Platt. He holds an MBA (with Distinction) from the London Business School, an LLB (with Honours) from the University of Bristol, is a member of the Law Society of England and Wales and an Adjunct Professor and Senior Advisor at the LKY School.
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