What Arab Youth Think About Entrepreneurship
To kick off 2022, the Ready to Launch: A MENA Entrepreneurship Podcast hosted a discussion on Arab youth, their aspirations for the future and key obstacles they faced in 2021. Co-hosts Merissa Khurma and Rajae Sahouri spoke with Sunil John, Founder & President of ASDA’A BCW about the latest findings of the Arab Youth Survey. The co-hosts alsol spoke with Eli Habib, Co-Founder & CTO of the Middle Eastern streaming service Anghami, to share his reactions and insight on this deep dive into where youth stand on all things entrepreneurship and employment in the Arab world.
This podcast was funded by a grant from the United States Department of State. The opinions, findings and conclusions stated herein are those of the guests and do not necessarily reflect those of the United States Department of State.
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