Young Global Leaders Archive

  A Cure for Paralysis, Tackling the Global Water Crisis, And How Self-Driving Cars Make Decisions – 300 Young Global Leaders Bring Ideas and Impact to Latin America

  Over 300 Young Global Leaders from across the world will take part in their Annual Summit in the run-up to the World Economic Forum on Latin America Nominated before the age of 40, they include artists, activists, entrepreneurs, policy-makers and technology pioneers; together, they highlight the need for new solutions to correct the shortcomings

World Economic Forum Recognizes 20 Companies from East Asia as Global Growth Companies

Twenty of the region’s fastest-growing companies have been invited to join the World Economic Forum’s Global Growth Companies community Companies are nominated on the strength of their ability to become future global leaders and are drawn from a broad spectrum of sectors, including financial services, retail, media, chemicals and energy The Global Growth Companies community

Over 200 Young Global Leaders Recognized by the World Economic Forum

214 young leaders from 66 countries honoured for leadership and service to society; 109 are women Half of the YGL Class of 2014 comes from the private sector and half from the public sector Geneva, Switzerland, 11 March 2014 – The World Economic Forum announced today the new members selected to join the Forum of Young Global Leaders.

Social Media @davos

Social media interviews with select participants throughout the Annual Meeting The official event hashtag is #WEF14 New conversation tool allows viewers to participate in live chats during sessions Over 100 participants contributing to Forum:Blog The Annual Meeting 2014 can be followed on multiple digital platforms http://wef.ch/am14social Geneva, Switzerland, 17 January 2014 – This year, there are more ways

Young Global Leaders Announce Programme to Tackle Child Malnutrition in Myanmar

Young Global Leaders programme tackling child malnutrition will be rolled out in primary schools in Myanmar, followed by South-East Asia Table For Two encourages people in the developed world to eat healthily while paying for children’s school meals in developing economies Over 300 YGLs from across the world are in Myanmar with the World Economic Forum

Young Global Leaders to Meet Today in Yangon

Nearly 300 Young Global Leaders are in Myanmar for their Annual Summit ahead of the World Economic Forum on East Asia The event aims to create a platform for promising entrepreneurial minds to make positive and tangible impacts on pressing challenges in the country and wider region Impact Journeys will focus on arts and culture; business and entrepreneurialism;

World Becoming “Ungovernable”, Says Peres

Global corporations are replacing the role of governments Corporations are answering the younger generations’ call for individuality The theme of the 43rd World Economic Forum Annual Meeting is Resilient Dynamism. For more information, visit http://wef.ch/Davos Davos-Klosters, Switzerland, 24 January 2013 – Speaking this afternoon at the 43rd World Economic Forum Annual Meeting, Shimon Peres, President of Israel, said the

German Chancellor Merkel: Reforms are Beginning to Work and Must Continue

Europe’s reforms are having a positive effect but the EU is not yet out of the woods, said Germany’s Merkel The EU should conclude a pact to address competitiveness deficiencies in each economy Europe should aim for dynamism not at any price but dynamism that can withstand shocks The theme of the 43rd World Economic