A focused and structured learning experience, both online and offline, for developing skills and the understanding needed to lead and affect positive impact in their respective communities.
The program aims to bring forth the next generation of globally oriented and locally committed ethical leaders, who possess the universal values of pluralism, inclusiveness and justice, by equipping them with the necessary skills to lead the wave of change at this time of transition and uncertainties.
2020 – 21 Cohort
Dlawer Ala’Aldeen is the Founding President of the Middle East Research Institute, former Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research in Kurdistan Regional Government (2009-2012), and Professor of Medicine in Nottingham University, UK.
Dalal Moosa is an Economist at the World Bank, focusing on issues of social protection and job creation in the Middle East and North Africa region. She has a Ph.D. in economics and has worked in academia, government and non-government organizations over the past years, in and outside of her home country Bahrain
Prof. Rana is a professor of biology and biotechnology at the Hashemite University in Jordan. She is the founder and director of (We Love Reading). She is the President of the Society for the Advancement of Science and Technology in the Arab World. She is also a Visiting Scholar at Jepson School of Leadership at the University of Richmond. Prof. Rana is a fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University
Professor of Middle Eastern and Islamic Political Economy & Finance, Director, Durham Centre for Islamic Economics and Finance, Durham University Business School, Durham University
An award-winning journalist with a background in digital, radio and broadcast media. His work focuses on the Middle East, Turkey and Asia/Pacific, with an interest in politics, economy, media and pop culture.