Chaired by H.R.H. Prince Fahad bin Mansour bin Nasser bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, the G20 Young Entrepreneurs’ Alliance (YEA) 2020 kicked on Thursday October 29th under the theme ‘Entrepreneurship is a Source of Innovation and Resilience.’
Local and global speakers took to the stage sharing insights, learnings, and expertise focusing on the summit’s theme that is built on three main topics, namely Entrepreneurship and the Economy, an Entrepreneurial Disruption, and Social and Environmental Aspects.
“Entrepreneurship is fuelled by innovation and resilience. As we reflect on the economic hardship we have all witnessed and lived through during the COVID-19 pandemic, the year 2020 has showcased the agility of entrepreneurs and start-ups as they seek to develop new opportunities and find creative ways to deliver entrepreneurial excellence,” stated H.R.H. Prince Fahad bin Mansour bin Nasser bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Chair of G20 YEA Saudi 2020 Summit.
This year’s summit is unprecedented as it is hosted virtually across the globe bringing together hundreds of the world’s top young entrepreneurs to issue a communique to G20 Leaders. As is the case with each G20 Leaders’ summit, the G20 YEA Summit takes place in a different country every year, by rotation of member countries.
The summit began with the handover of the chairmanship from Japan to the incoming G20 Young Entrepreneurs Alliance and KSA Summit Chair H.R.H. Prince Fahad bin Mansour bin Nasser bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, followed by the Summit Partner presentation by Armen Ovanessof, Principal Director of Accenture and Francis Hintermann, Global Managing Director of Accenture. After which they moderated a panel session titled ‘Pivotal Adaptation to COVID-19.’ Taking part in the panel will be Kitty C. Liao, Founder and CEO of IDEABATIC Ltd., Michele Frisoli, CEO of Manta Group, and Louis Debouzy, Founder and CEO of Hello Medical.
The summit’s emcee, Mohamed Al Mousa, introduced the speakers and panels of the coming two days, as follows:
Friday October 30, 2020
The final session before the communique signing will be an interview with H.R.H. Prince Fahad bin Mansour G20 YEA KSA Chair, on resilience, innovation, and continuous evolvement redefining business growth and continuity and will be moderated by Dr. Mohammed Al Roomi, Professor of Entrepreneurship and Team Leader of GEM KSA at Prince Mohammad Bin Salman College of Business & Entrepreneurship (MBSC).
After signing the communique between Alex Gill and Mohammed Ashour, H.R.H. Prince Fahad will make the closing remarks and G20 YEA Saudi 2020 Summit Sherpa Sarah Al Ayed will share the summit’s recap and announce its conclusion.
Hosted in partnership with key local and global organizations, the summit’s partners include:
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