World Economic Forum launches Global Shapers Middle East Community at Special Meeting at the Dead Sea, Jordan
Newly named Shapers represent a cross-section of the region and join talks to spur job creation and leadership
Dead Sea, Jordan, 23 October 2011 - In an effort to tap into the potential of the youth generation, especially given recent events in the Arab world, the World Economic Forum today launched the Global Shapers Middle East Community. The Global Shapers Community is a worldwide network of Hubs led by 20- to 30-year-olds who are exceptional in their potential, achievements and drive to make a positive contribution to their communities. The newest community to join the group was announced today at the World Economic Forum Special Meeting on Economic Growth and Job Creation in the Arab World, at the Dead Sea, Jordan.