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Caitlin Dolkart

Co-Founder, Flare

Abdulrhman El Halafawy

Co-Founder, CUP MENA

Ra'ad Al Kalha

Co-Founder, Carers

Efosa Ojomo

Global Prosperity Lead، Clayton Christensen Institute

Fiona Murray

Associate Dean of Innovation and Inclusivity, MIT

Layla Shaikley

Wise Systems

Heather Henyon

Founding Partner, Mindshift Capital

Sandhya Sriram

Co-Founder, Shiok

Susan Graham

Founder, Dendra

Aby Sam Thomas

Editor-in-Chief, Entrepreneur Middle East

Marianne Bitar Karam

Managing Director, B.O.T

Omar Itani

General Manager, FabricAID

Hebah Fisher

CEO and Cofounder, Kerning Cultures

Mohammed Aziz

Co-Founder, Dapi

Siddiq Farid

CEO and Founder, SmartCrowd

Eric Dawson

CEO and Co-founder, Peace First

Amanda Hayder

Founder, Let's Talk Peace

Yousra Mshmsh

Fellow-in-Residence: MENA, Peace First

Tahmid Islam

Fellow-in-Residence: UK and Europe, Peace First

Maya Rahal

Managing Director, MIT Enterprise Forum Pan Arab

Pratik Gauri

India President, 5th Element Group

Svanika Balasubramanian

Co-founder and CEO, rePurpose

Brianne West

Founder and CEO, Ethique

Iman Usman


David Jones

Co-founder, One Young World

Mashal Waqar

Co-founder and COO, The Tempest

Kate Robertson

Co-founder and CEO, One Young World

Keith Ferrazzi

Chairman and Founder, Ferrazzi Greenlight

Emily Fletcher

Founder, Ziva Meditation, International Speaker and Author

Vishen Lakhiani

Founder of Mindvalley, Entrepreneur, Visionary, Best-selling Author

Jason Marc Campbell

Host of Superhuman at Work Podcast by Mindvalley, International Speaker

Fiona Buckland

Life Coach and Writer

Monica McCarthy

Community impresaria, public speaker, and messaging consultant

Susan Kahn

Coach and Consultant, School Of Life

Silfath Pinto

Energy Healer and Mindset Coach

H.E. Sheikh Fahim bin Sultan Al Qasimi

Executive Chairman, Department of Government Relations in Sharjah

Dr. Jane Goodall

Founder, the Jane Goodall Institute and UN Messenger of Peace

Sonia Weymuller

Founding Partner, VentureSouq

Amna Aljarwan

Co-Founder, KnackLab

Ned Tozun

Co-founder and CEO, d.light

Dimple Sahni

Managing Director Impact Funds Portfolios, Anthos Fund and Asset Management

Anousheh Ansari

CEO, Xprize and first female private space explorer

Medea Nocentini

Co-Founder, Companies Creating Change (C3)

Badr Jafar

CEO, Crescent Enterprises and President, Crescent Petroleum

Jacqueline Novogratz

Founder and CEO, Acumen

Muhammad Yunus

Nobel Peace Laureate 2006 and Founder, Grameen Bank

Najla Al Midfa

CEO, Sharjah Entrepreneurship Center

Sheikha Bodour bint Sultan Al Qasimi

Chairperson, Sharjah Entrepreneurship Center

Dina H Sherif

Executive Director, Legatum Center for Development & Entrepreneurship at MIT

Muna Al Gurg

Director of Retail, Easa Saleh Al Gurg Group

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