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YAL Objectives

Youth Empowerment is at the heart of what Young Arab Leaders does. It seeks to leverage the capabilities and expertise of its regional network of members, in order to catalyse the entrepreneurial and professional development of Arab youth and prepare them to be the leaders of tomorrow, through mentorship and educational initiatives. These objectives stem from YAL’s five core values as YAL is unwavering in its commitment to bringing together prominent Arab leaders to work towards a shared vision.

Mission & Vision


Develop and bring together a strong network of influential business leaders to serve as role models to the youth and young entrepreneurs across the GCC region.


Empower the next generation of leaders in the Arab world.

YAL Core Values

While supporting the professional ambitions of our members and the needs of local youth we are committed to:

Hub for new business and investment opportunities

Create a hub for business leaders and industry experts to network whilst creating new business and investment opportunities

Access to high-profile networking events

Provide business leaders access to exclusive roundtable discussions, dinners and events organized by YAL and its’ regional partners

Entrepreneurship & Innovation

Foster entrepreneurship and innovation by driving private and public-sector collaboration

Youth empowerment

Youth empowerment through the expertise and knowledge of our network of executives and industry experts

“YAL has redefined its mission to enhance its focus and allow its members to derive greater benefits while they contribute to creating positive change and helping Arab youth further our region’s aspirations.”
Muna Al Gurg
YAL Chairwoman
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