2018-09-23 @ 06:26:00

Arab 30 Under 30 - 2018

YOUNG AND BRILLIANT MINDS REDEFINING THE RULES OF INNOVATION ACROSS DIVERSE BUSINESS SECTORS

With over 60% of the population under the age of 30, the very first class of Arab 30 under 30 is a dynamic mix of social entrepreneurs, artists, celebrities and intellectuals. Many in the list are scattered across the globe as they strive to prove their mettle in countries far from home. With such diverse areas of expertise, these innovators are transforming the rules of business. In order to be featured in this list of 30, the individual needed to be of Arab origin and should have been born in the year 1988 or later.

The list

  • 1 # Karim Adduchi
  • 2 # Talin Hazbar
  • 3 # Ali Mohammed
  • 4 # Mostafa Kandil - Mohmoud Nouh - Ahmed Sabah
  • 5 # Charif Hamidi
  • 6 # Meher Damak - Karim Khalil
  • 7 # Nicolas Zaatar
  • 8 # Futtaim Al Falasi
  • 9 # Alia Shawkat
  • 10 # Hussein Bazaza
ImageNameTitleAgeCategoryOriginResidence

Karim Adduchi

Founder - Karim Adducchi

30

Art & Culture

Moroccan

Arnhem - Netherlands

Talin Hazbar

Artist

29

Art & Culture

Syrian

Dubai - U.A.E.

Ali Mohammed

Founder - VOUND Technologies

22

Consumer Technology

Egyptian

Cambridge - Massachusetts

Mostafa Kandil - Mohmoud Nouh - Ahmed Sabah

Co-founders - Swvl

25 - 25 - 25

Consumer Technology

Egyptian - Egyptian - Egyptian

Cairo - Egypt

Charif Hamidi

Founder - Education 4.0 (Ed4.0)

28

Education

Moroccan

Meknes - Morocco and Abu Dhabi - U.A.E.

Meher Damak - Karim Khalil

Co-founders - Infinite Cooling

27

Energy

Tunisian; Jordanian

Cambridge - Massachusetts

Nicolas Zaatar

Co-founder and CTO - NAR

24

Enterprise Technology

Lebanese

Beirut - Lebanon

Futtaim Al Falasi

Emirati RJ and Youtuber - Taim Show

26

Entertainment

Emirati

Riverside - California

Alia Shawkat

Actor

28

Entertainment

Iraqi

Abu Dhabi - U.A.E.

Hussein Bazaza

Designer - Hussein Bazaza

27

Fashion

Lebanese

Beirut - Lebanon

Mark Chahwan - Jad Sayegh

Co-founders - Sarwa

26 - 26

Finance

Lebanese

Dubai - U.A.E.

Amal Almari

Co-founder - Salt

27

Food and Drinks

Emirati

Dubai - U.A.E.

Moufeed Kadoura

Co-founder - ExVivo Labs

25

Healthcare

Palestinian

Kitchener/Waterloo - Canada

Omar Abudayeh

M.D.-Ph.D. - Ph.D. candidate - Broad Institute - Harvard-MIT

27

Healthcare

Jordanian-Palestinian

Boston - Massachusetts

Jawad Fares

Medical Doctor and Researcher

28

Healthcare

Lebanese

Beirut - Lebanon

Omar bin Sultan Al Olama

Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence

28

Law & Policy

Emirati

Dubai - U.A.E.

Shamma bint Suhail Faris Al Mazrui

Minister of Youth. U.A.E.

23

Law & Policy

Emirati

Dubai - U.A.E.

Nour Ahmadein

Business Development Manager - Uber Egypt

28

Marketing & Advertising

Egyptian

Cairo - Egypt

Khaled Khatib

Cinematographer - The White Helmets

21

Media

Syrian

Istanbul - Turkey

Mostafa Amin - Mohamed Khairat

Co-founders - Egyptian Streets

29 - 25

Media

Egyptian - Egyptian

Cairo - Egypt and Berlin - Germany; Cairo - Egypt and Melbourne - Australia

Ray Dargham

Co-founder - STEP Group

27

Media

Lebanese

Dubai - U.A.E.

Balqees

Singer

29

Music

Emirati-Yemeni

Dubai - U.A.E.

Mohammed Assaf

Singer

28

Music

Palestinian

Palestine

Rami Helali

Co-founder and CEO - Kotn

29

Retail & Ecommerce

Egyptian

Cairo - Egypt

Tarek M�ller

Co-founder - ABOUT YOU

29

Retail and Ecommerce

Egyptian-German

Hamburg - Germany

Eve Tamraz Najjar

Founder - Sensio AIR

28

Science

Lebanese

London - United Kingdom

Haytham Assem

Chief Scientist - IBM Ireland

29

Science

Egyptian

Dublin - Ireland

Mostafa Hemdan

Founder - Recyclobekia

26

Social Entrepreneur

Egyptian

Cairo - Egypt

Mohamed Salah

Footballer - Egypt National Team/ Liverpool

25

Sports

Egyptian

Liverpool - England and Cairo - Egypt

Elissa Freiha

Co-founder - Womena

27

Venture Capital

Emirati-Lebanese-American

Dubai - U.A.E.

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