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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2018

[2]

East Asia

Deng Thiak Adut is a defence lawyer and refugee advocate in Western Sydney, Australia, and a former child soldier from South Sudan. His story is told in a popular short video by Western Sydney University, where he earned his law degree. He was named the 2017 New South Wales Australian of the Year. He works amongst highly regarded criminal lawyers Joseph Correy and Steven Mercael.

Hannah Yeoh Malaysian politician

Hannah Yeoh Tseow Suan is a Malaysian politician from the Democratic Action Party (DAP) currently serving as the Member of Parliament (MP) of Malaysia for Segambut constituency in Kuala Lumpur.

John Riady is Director of the Lippo Group, an investment company controlled by the Riady family; Professor of Law at Universitas Pelita Harapan in Indonesia; Editor of the Jakarta Globe, an Indonesian English language newspaper founded in 2009; and Director of Berita Satu Media Holdings, an Indonesian media company.


2017

[3]

Asia Pacific

Eurasia

Maxim Oreshkin

Maksim Stanislavovich Oreshkin is a Russian economist and politician who has served as the Minister for Economic Development since 30 November 2016.

Ministry of Economic Development (Russia)

The Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation is a federal ministry in the Russian Government. The ministry is responsible for regulating and forming policies related to socioeconomic and business development in Russia.

Europe

Rebeca Minguela is a Spanish entrepreneur and startup advisor. Founder and CEO of Blink Booking, now Blink by Groupon, an award winning mobile app to book hotels last minute in Europe. When Blink was acquired by Groupon in September 2013, she joined Groupon.

Rio Ferdinand English association football player

Rio Gavin Ferdinand is an English former professional footballer who played as a centre back, and current television pundit for BT Sport. He played 81 times for the England national team between 1997 and 2011, and was a member of three FIFA World Cup squads. He is regarded by many to be one of England's greatest ever players and he is one of the most decorated English footballers of all time.

Rodrigo Tavares is a Portuguese-born academic and businessman. Previously, he was a civil servant for the São Paulo state government.

Greater China

Latin America & the Caribbean

Middle East & North Africa

Faten Kallel, is a Tunisian politician who serves as the Secretary of State, Ministry of Youth and Sports since 27 August 2016. She is a member of the political party Afek Tounes.

Tunisia Country in Northern Africa

Tunisia (officially the Republic of Tunisia) is a country in the Maghreb region of North Africa, covering 165,000 square kilometres. Its northernmost point, Cape Angela, is the northernmost point on the African continent. It is bordered by Algeria to the west and southwest, Libya to the southeast, and the Mediterranean Sea to the north and east. Tunisia's population was 11.435 million in 2017. Tunisia's name is derived from its capital city, Tunis, which is located on its northeast coast.

North America

Aja Brown American mayor

Aja Lena Brown is an American politician who currently serves as Mayor of Compton, California. She won the election, defeating both incumbent mayor Eric J. Perrodin and former mayor Omar Bradley. In 2018, she announced a run for the United States House of Representatives in California's 44th congressional district.

Bradley James Henderson is a partner and managing director with the Boston Consulting Group and was the 2001 male winner of the National Collegiate Athletic Association's highest academic honor, the Walter Byers Award, in recognition of being the nation's top male scholar-athlete. He was also a Rhodes Scholar and a member of Phi Beta Kappa.

Miki Agrawal is a Canadian born entrepreneur, with her most notable business being THINX. In 2011, Miki, her sister Radha, and Antonia Saint Dunbar started THINX, a company focused around women’s underwear specifically built to be worn during a woman’s menstrual cycle. Miki held the positions of CEO, CMO, and CCO. Miki stepped down as CEO on March 26, 2017.

South Asia

Sub-Saharan Africa

2016

[4]

Asia Pacific

Eurasia

Europe

Greater China

Latin America & the Caribbean

Middle East & North Africa

North America

South Asia

Sub-Saharan Africa

2015

[5]

East Asia

Europe

Greater China

Latin America & the Caribbean

Middle East & North Africa

North America

South Asia

Sub-Saharan Africa

2014

[6]

East Asia

Europe

Latin America & the Caribbean

Middle East & North Africa

North America

South Asia

Sub-Saharan Africa

2013

[7]

East Asia

Europe

Latin America & the Caribbean

Middle East & North Africa

North America

South Asia

Sub-Saharan Africa

2012

[8]

East Asia

Europe

Latin America & the Caribbean

Middle East & North Africa

North America

South Asia

Sub-Saharan Africa

2011

[12]

Business

Political

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

Societal

Intellectual

Arts and culture

Opinion

2010

[17]

Europe

Middle East & Africa

America

Asia-Pacific

2009

[19]

Europe

Middle East / Africa

North America

Latin America & the Caribbean

Asia-Pacific

2008

[20]

Asia-Pacific

Europe

Latin America & the Caribbean

Middle East & North Africa

North America

Sub-Saharan Africa

2007

[21]

Business

Arts and culture

Political

Societal

2006

[24]

Intellectuals

Political

Arts and culture

Societal

Opinion

Business

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