Speakers

Speakers

Inspiring YOU as a responsible global citizen of the future, you will hear from inspirational speakers who will share their personal stories of success with a focus on positivity, resilience, community and impact.

Kailash Satyarthi

Our Ambassador of Honour, Nobel Peace Laureate Kailash Satyarthi

H.E Dr. Sara Al Madani

Entrepreneur and board member of the Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry & the UAE SME Council in the Ministry of Economy of Dubai

Anthony Ford-Shubrook OBE

UN Young Leader for the SDGs and Youth Ambassador for AbleChildAfrica

Hassan Alsheikh

Breakfast host on famous bilingual radio show in the UAE “Sabaho” aired on STAR FM. Public speaker and entrepreneur.

Lee Ryan

'The Running Man' and Captain of adidas Runners Dubai & adidas Runners Abu Dhabi

Klas Moldeus

United Nations Water and SDGs advocate

Mariah Idrissi

Model & Leading Voice on Modest Fashion. First hijab wearing model to feature in an international fashion campaign for H&M

Sally Earthrowl

Mission Leader and the Head of Action and Outreach with ‘eXXpedition’, an all-female sailing missions carrying out scientific research on plastic pollution

Zahra Lari

International Figure Skater and first figure skater to compete in hijab. Five times UAE Champion

Mazoon AL Zadjali

Youth advocate and Certified Peer Educator

Anas Bukhash

Entrepreneur and co-founder of Ahdaaf Sports Club and founder of Bukhash Brothers, Chalk, and BUKA.

Michael Huxley

Professional Author, Adventurer and campaigner for responsible wildlife and animal tourism

Amena Elsaie

Co-Founder of Helm Foundation & CEO Helm Consulting pioneering non-profit focuses on; empowering persons with disabilities.

Wasayef Saif Altaneiji

Member of Sharjah Youth Council

Noorin Khamisani

Founder of independent sustainable fashion brand Outsider and Lecturer in Fashion Design

Ali ElNawawi & May Kassem

Doctor, Psychologist and Social Entrepreneurs who founded ethical fashion brand Scarabaeus Sacer

Hannah Beswick

Head of Partnerships at the UN Women Liaison Office for the GCC in Abu Dhabi

Geordon Rendle

Canadian passport and latino heart. An Ironman, mountaineer, father of four and a teen empowerment advocate!

Hani Alzubaidi

Hani Alzubaidi, CEO, Make A Wish Foundation UAE

Kyle Parsons

Founder of Indosole - vegan sandals with soles made from reclaimed motorbike tires

Mohammed Al Nuaimi

Second Youth Scientist in the UAE attending the Higher Colleges of Technology. Developing renewable energy solutions.

Linda Merieau

Executive Director at The Water Alliance Association

Shaimaa Ibrahim

An advocate for the rights of people with disability and empowerment of visually impaired women in Egypt.

Jarah Al Hawamdeh

Mountaineer & Campaigner for refugees and cancer patients

Dr. Ghanim Kashwani

First Emirati to be Chartered Civil Engineer (CEng) (MICE) from Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE), UK

Taryn Hipwell

Founder of Beyond the Label, Author of How to Shop for Shi(f)t, a thought leader, and consumer engagement specialist in the realm of sustainable fashion

Amal Ashraf

Member of the Steering Committee for Dubai's First Student Led Wellbeing Summit and Student GEMS, Modern Academy

Arwa Al Ali

Head of the National Qualifications Association - NQA Youth Council

Heba Sayed

Head of Marketing for IBM Watson Customer Engagement in Middle East & Africa

Karim El-Jisr

Executive Director - SEE Institute - The Sustainability City, Dubai

Arabella Willing

Outreach & Research Manager, Conservation Education Team at Emirates Nature-WWF and Co-Chair of the Abu Dhabi Chapter of the Emirates Natural History Group

Magdy Abdel Sayed

Ambassador to Helm Foundation and Student Life Director at the Royal British International School in Cairo, Egypt

Martin Adams

UK’s top 100 Entrepreneurs by Maserati and a Top 50 UK Innovator by Penrose. CEO of Codec.ai

Noor AlObaid

Kuwaiti human rights activist and Founder of non-profit organisation Bake and Educate

Dolores Al Shelleh

First Arab Woman to scale Mt. Everest from Northeast ridge, working with The Sustainable City Dubai to raise awareness for the UN SDGs

Marwa Kassem

Learning & Training Consultant, empowering women and youth everywhere!

Samar Samir Mezghanni

Tunisian/Iraqi writer and speaker. United Nations Young Leader for the Sustainable Development Goals

Kehkashan Basu

Winner of 2016 International Children's Peace Prize, United Nations Human Rights Champion, Former Global Coordinator for the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) and Founder of Green Hope Foundation

Sara Abdellatif Omer

Board Member of the Global Charted Institute of Procurement and Supply and ethical sourcing advocate

Maryam Ehsani

International Child Rights Advisor for UN international child safeguarding standards and Founder/CEO of Child Safe ME

Rehab Eldalil

Documentary Photographer and co-founder of Catherine Exists; an initiative that empowers Bedouin communities in South Sinai

Fatma Almheiri

Student at Al Ittihad Private school who has worked on behalf of KHDA

Amna Al Haddad

Sports Pioneer, Journalist, Mental Health Advocate & International Weightlifting Athlete

Salam Hamzeh Ghaith

Abdulla Ahmed Alshehhi

Chief Operating Officer Dubai Cares

Sam Achampong

Head of CIPS Middle East, North & West Africa and ethical sourcing advocate

Vedha Sitlani

GEMS Dubai American Academy Student and steering committee member for an Appreciative Inquiry Summit for the wellbeing of students

Hameed Yousuf

Pioneer Ambassador Digital, Technology and Media MEYE 2019 and member of the Youth Media Council.

Hanan Al Sammak

Author, professional speaker, lecturer and a certified trainer in Human Development from the Canadian Global Center and Cambridge Institute

Nick Watson

Former Royal Marine and fitness expert - part of #TeamAngelWolf

Amodini Choudhary

Member of the Dubai Future Council for Education

George Hodgson

Fashion-preneur and mental health campaigner. Founder of fashion brand ‘Maison de Choup’.

RONALD LALONDE

Regional Manager of the Institute of Positive Education & Founder of Riverspath Coaching and Consulting

Alia Al Mansoori

Genes in Space UAE competition winner, loaded onto the August 2017 SpaceX CRS-12 mission. Founder of Emirati Astronaut

Mohamed Alaydaroos

Associate Sustainability Pavilion Ambassador at EXPO 2020

WILBUR SARGUNARAJ

Cultural Intelligence Facilitator Wilbur Sargunaraj inspires people across the world that we can all be 'Simple Superstars'

Safaath Ahmed Zahir

Social Entrepreneur, Financial Analyst & Women's Rights Advocate

Phil Knight

Founder of Just Enough and Blah

Taim Al Falasi

Internet Filmmaker, Vlogger & Founder, Taim Alfalasi Network

 

 

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