This year’s class of Young Global Leaders (YGLs) come from 66 countries across 7 regions, and equally represent the public and private sector. Out of the total 214 YGLs honoured, 109 are women.
The Forum of Young Global Leaders is a unique, multistakeholder community of more than 900 exceptional young leaders. Bold, brave, action-oriented and entrepreneurial, these individuals commit both their time and talent to make the world a better place. They have committed their energy and knowledge to the most critical issues facing humankind. The community is made up of leaders from all walks of life, from every region of the world and every stakeholder group in society.
The community is made up of leaders from all walks of life, from every region of the world and every stakeholder group in society. Nominated under 40, these young leaders are proposed through a qualified nomination process and assessed according to rigorous selection criteria that creates a diverse and truly representative body, while accepting only the very best leaders who have already demonstrated their commitment to serving society at large.
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