Entrepreneurial initiatives can facilitate job creation, inclusive economic growth, and achievement of the SDGs in the Middle East and North Africa.
Meet two staff members from our Jordan office whose standout performance won them Employee Excellence Awards.
Over the past five years, I’ve seen transformative change in the lives of Jordan’s young change-makers and those their work impacts. But last spring, as Their Majesties King Abdullah and Queen Rania shook hands with BADIR fellows, I knew our initiative had reached a new level.
Saddam Sayyaleh and Ali Ahmad Makahleh, 2015 BADIR fellows from Jordan, participated via Skype in an Alliance for International Youth Development-led discussion on what young people want and how the alliance can translate young people’s priorities into an actionable policy agenda.