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Board Members

YAL members have a track-record of concrete achievements and contributions to their societies that extend beyond material success. YAL members are “from the region”, “working for the region”. Through leveraging a strong network of members and partners, YAL aims to broaden the horizon of young Arabs and upgrade their entrepreneurial and leadership thinking to match the requirements of economic development in the Arab countries.

The YAL Board of Directors leads the organization and devises its strategic plans for the future while committing to ensuring its financial sustainability. The Board directs the successful implementation of YAL’s programs and initiatives across the region and is committed to bringing international best practices and strengthening YAL’s governance framework. Meet our Board of Directors:

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Membership Rules

  • Applicant must not exceed 49 years old at the date of application submission; however exceptions can be made following the Board Members approval
  • Applicant must be ethnically Arab or holder of an Arab country passport
  • Applicant must have earned the respect and trust of the public and an unprecedented reputation locally as well as globally
  • Applicant must have a proven track record of exceptional leadership and experiences in his/her field and situations unrelated to his/her direct professional interests
  • Applicant must have considerable accomplishments and be an influential figure in the public sector, business field, administrative affairs sector, media, arts, civil activities, or, be involved in any vital field in the Arab world
  • Applicant must commit to the Mission and Vision of YAL
  • Membership Fee AED 8,000
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