Misk Global Forum 2023: Uniting Youth Leaders and Innovators in Riyadh
The seventh edition of the Misk Global Forum is set to launch at Al-Bujairi Overlook in Diriyah, Riyadh. The forum, hosted at this scenic location overlooking the historic Al-Turaif district, a UNESCO World Heritage site, will run from November 15 to 17.
Mission and Vision of the Misk Global Forum
The Misk Global Forum is one of the world’s largest youth-focused educational and enlightening conferences, attracting a global elite of inspiring leaders, creative minds, and young thinkers. It provides an opportunity for young people to develop their skills, discover, and experiment with new approaches to address global challenges and adapt to changes. The forum also aims to uncover young talent, empower them, and develop their abilities to become a fundamental pillar of knowledge-based economic growth.
Empowering Youth for Positive Change
The forum encourages youth to unleash their ideas and support them in taking steps towards positive change. It also focuses on stimulating proactive solutions to challenges, fostering impactful leadership, and transforming challenges into opportunities for sustainable solutions.
Misk Global Forum 2023 Theme: “Think and Impact
The theme for Misk Global Forum 2023 is “Think and Impact” under the motto “Think Creatively, Impact Now.” Accordingly, it encourages young people to unleash their ideas and take immediate steps towards positive change, focusing their energies on preemptively solving challenges with innovative thinking.
Notable Speakers and Interactive Sessions
The forum features more than 120 speakers in over 100 interactive sessions. They discuss sustainability, climate change, educational transformation, innovation and entrepreneurship, sports and gaming, digital innovation and technology, mental health, and cultural identity and diversity.
Highlighting Saudi and International Influencers
Notable Saudi speakers include Reema Al Juffali, a Saudi racing driver and founder of Theeba Motorsport. They also include Saudi astronauts Ali Al-Qarni and Rayyanah Barnawi. International speakers include Robert Herjavec from ABC’s Shark Tank and CEO of Cyderes, Amrita Sethi, a digital art and NFT specialist and founder of The BYTE Academy. They also include Hand Sadik, CEO of The Giving Movement, and David Zou, Senior Product Manager at Epic Games.
Misk Global Forum Offers Several Interactive Spaces, Activities in Conclusion:
– The Stage: A platform for innovative discussions and ideas.
– The Leaders’ Diwan: A space for attendees to benefit from leaders’ experiences.
– The Council: Connecting youth with local and global thinkers and creators.
– The Skills Bazaar: Interactive workshops providing professional skills.
– The Oasis: A space for self-exploration and meditation exercises.
– The Factory: Promoting innovation in entrepreneurial and non-profit sectors.
– The Classroom: An interactive and advanced educational environment.
Images and updates can be found on the Misk Global Forum’s website and participating speakers’ social media accounts.