List of Young Global Leaders

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This is a list of notable members of the Forum of Young Global Leaders by their year of induction. Each member is asked to join the forum for a five-year period. Members the first year were identified with one of six categories: business, political, intellectual, arts and culture, societal, and opinion. [1]

The Young Global Leaders, or Forum of Young Global Leaders, is an independent non-profit organization managed from Geneva, Switzerland, under the supervision of the Swiss government.

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2019

Africa

[2]

Kamissa Camara

Kamissa Camara is a Malian political analyst and politician who has served as the country's Minister of Foreign Affairs since September 2018.

Kirsty Coventry Zimbabwean swimmer

Kirsty Leigh Coventry is the current Minister of Youth, Sport, Arts and Recreation in the Cabinet of Zimbabwe as of September 2018. She is a former swimmer and world record holder, and the most decorated Olympian from Africa. She is a member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and in early 2018, was elected the Chairperson of the IOC Athletes' Commission, the body that represents all Olympic athletes worldwide.

Wanuri Kahiu Kenyan film director

Wanuri Kahiu is a Kenyan film director, producer, and author. She has received several awards and nominations for the films which she directed, including the awards for Best Director, Best Screenplay and Best Picture at the Africa Movie Academy Awards in 2009 for her dramatic feature film From a Whisper. She is also the co-founder of AFROBUBBLEGUM, a media collective dedicated to supporting African art.

ASEAN

[3]

Syed Saddiq Malaysian politician and activist

Syed Saddiq bin Syed Abdul Rahman is a Malaysian politician and activist. He is the current Minister of Youth and Sports, the Member of Parliament (MP) of Muar and the Youth Chief of the Malaysian United Indigenous Party or Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (BERSATU), a component of Pakatan Harapan (PH) coalition.

Ministry of Youth and Sports (Malaysia) Malaysian government ministry

The Malaysian Ministry of Youth and Sports, abbreviated KBS, is a ministry of the Government of Malaysia that is responsible for youth, sports, recreation, leisure activities, stadiums, youth development, and youth organisations in the country.

Geoffrey See is an entrepreneur, founder and Chairman of non-profit group Choson Exchange, which supports change in North Korea through exposure to knowledge and information in business, entrepreneurship and law. The organization has trained more than 2000 North Koreans.

Australasia & Oceania

[4]

Clare Ellen O'Neil is an Australian politician, from Victoria. In 2013 she was elected to the Australian House of Representatives as the Australian Labor Party member for Hotham in Melbourne's south-east. Before entering Parliament, O'Neil worked at McKinsey & Company as a management consultant; and at 23 became Mayor of the City of Greater Dandenong, making her the youngest female mayor in Australian history.

Eurasia

[5]

Anton Alikhanov Russian politician

Anton Andreyevich Alikhanov, is a Russian politician, candidate of economic sciences, and a lawyer. He has served as the governor of Kaliningrad Oblast since 29 September 2017.

Mamuka Bakhtadze Georgian politician

Mamuka Bakhtadze is a Georgian politician who served as the country's Prime Minister from 20 June 2018 until 2 September 2019. Bakhtadze announced his official statement about resignation via Facebook post. He had previously served as Minister of Finance (2017–2018) and, prior to that, executive director of the Georgian Railway company (2013–2017).

Europe

[6]

Yalda Hakim Australian journalist

Yalda Hakim is an Australian broadcast journalist, news presenter, and documentary maker.

Annika Saarikko Finnish politician

Annika Virpi Irene Saarikko is a Finnish politician and minister. She is the vice chairman of the Finnish Centre Party (Keskusta).

Greater China

[7]

Latin America

[8]

Middle East & North Africa

[9]

North America

[10]

South East Asia

[11]

2018

[12]

South Asia

East Asia

2017

[13]

Asia Pacific

Eurasia

Europe

Greater China

Latin America & the Caribbean

Middle East & North Africa

North America

South Asia

Sub-Saharan Africa

2016

[14]

Asia Pacific

Eurasia

Europe

Greater China

Latin America & the Caribbean

Middle East & North Africa

North America

South Asia

Sub-Saharan Africa

2015

[15]

East Asia

Europe

Greater China

Latin America & the Caribbean

Middle East & North Africa

North America

South Asia

Sub-Saharan Africa

2014

[16]

East Asia

Europe

Latin America & the Caribbean

Middle East & North Africa

North America

South Asia

Sub-Saharan Africa

West Africa

2013

[17]

East Asia

Europe

Latin America & the Caribbean

Middle East & North Africa

North America

South Asia

Sub-Saharan Africa

2012

[18]

East Asia

Europe

Latin America & the Caribbean

Middle East & North Africa

North America

South Asia

Sub-Saharan Africa

2011

[21]

Business

Political

All posts held, unless otherwise stated, as of early 2005

Societal

Intellectual

Arts and culture

Opinion

2010

[26]

Europe

Middle East & Africa

America

Asia-Pacific

2009

[27]

Europe

Middle East / Africa

North America

Latin America & the Caribbean

Asia-Pacific

2008

[28]

Asia-Pacific

Europe

Latin America & the Caribbean

Middle East & North Africa

North America

Sub-Saharan Africa

2007

[29]

Business

Arts and culture

Political

Societal

2006

[32]

Intellectuals

Political

Arts and culture

Societal

Opinion

Business

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