ABDULLA AL GHURAIR FOUN­DA­TION FOR ED­U­CA­TION

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Founder: Abdulla Al Ghurair Coun­try: U.A.E.

Fo­cus ar­eas: Ed­u­ca­tion Founded in: 2015

The Abdulla Al Ghurair Foun­da­tion for Ed­u­ca­tion—one of the largest pri­vately funded phil­an­thropic ed­u­ca­tion ini­tia­tives in the world—was formed with an in­vest­ment of $1.1 bil­lion. To­gether with the Emi­rates Foun­da­tion, the Abdulla Al Ghurair Foun­da­tion runs the Young Thinkers Pro­gramme—an on­line dig­i­tal plat­form to pro­mote uni­ver­sity and ca­reer readi­ness. Through the plat­form's STEM schol­ars' pro­gram, it has com­mit­ted to reach­ing a min­i­mum of 15,000 promis­ing Arab youth over the next decade.

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