9th WIEF, LONDON UKclose
The 9th World Islamic Economic Forum will be held on 29 - 31 October 2013 at the ExCel London. This is the Forum's first annual event in Europe following successes in Malaysia, Kazakhstan, Indonesia, Kuwait and Pakistan.
At the 9th WIEF, sessions will be adapted to increase delegates' participation as they explore business and investment opportunities, as well as engage in discourse on topical issues and how best to address them. Key areas of focus at the upcoming forum in London include Islamic banking and finance, technology, infrastructure development, health, exports, education and youth.
Please visit www.9thwief.org for more information.
WIEF Young Fellows, Durban 2013close
The much awaited 2nd WIEF Young Fellows is now confirmed for 12-18 May 2013. This week long holistic leadership development programme will take place in Durban, South Africa and will bring together 24 of some the most passionate young change-makers from all over the world. WIEF Young Fellows 2013 attracts a wide variety of young people ages 20-30, ranging from top graduates, social entrepreneurs, young CEOs, and junior professionals to civil society leaders, community organisers, artists and researchers.
The Programme is intended to nurture a first-class leadership mindset that focuses on overall human growth emphasising leadership management values, entrepreneurship, environmental and social awareness, creativity and the spiritual wellbeing of the individual. Participants are expected to learn important leadership tools, team work, and the culture of sharing ideas with a wider network.
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7th Roundtable 2013, Madinahclose
7th Roundtable 2013, Madinah
17th April 2013
9:00 am – 3:00 pm
The Oberoi, Madinah, Saudi Arabia
2nd Regional WIEF Online Marketing Workshopclose
The WIEF Businesswomen Network (WBN) will organize the 2nd Regional WIEF Online Marketing Workshop in Surabaya, Indonesia on 8-12 April 2013. Fifty (50) women entrepreneurs from various industries from Indonesia are expected to participate in the 5-day workshop which will be held at the Somerset Surabaya Hotel & Serviced Residencein Surabaya, Indonesia.
WIEF Scholarship Programmeclose
The WYN Scholarship Programme is an initiative of the WIEF Young Leaders Network (WYN) to develop young leaders in the Muslim World through scholarship opportunities to pursue higher education in renowned universities across the globe. Established alongside the WYN Internship Programme in 2007, the Scholarship Programme is aimed at funding students to pursue university degrees with the hope that they will become future leaders of the Muslim World. The Scholarship Programme offers students a huge opportunity to excel in their academics and pave a new future in their working career.
thinkTALK - A Community Dialogue Sessionclose
thinkTALK is a monthly community dialogue session presented by the WIEF Foundation, Crescent Collective, and Urban Village. The event gives space for the community to discuss important ideas and issues that affect our lives, culture, and society in a constructive and amicable manner. thinkTALK emphasizes the power of ideas, the importance of community, and the imperative of networks in creating change.
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WIEF EDUCATION TRUST (WET)close
The WIEF Education Trust (WET) was mooted at the 2nd WIEF in 2006 and is aimed at garnering support and resources from the global community to provide education opportunities to the people at large. It is also concerned with imparting knowledge and connecting the academic world with the business community. Towards this end, the Trust has established the Global Discourse Series with the aim of imparting specific knowledge from the business community to the academic world.
The WET established the WIEF-UiTM International Center, which was officiated by the IDB President, Dr. Ahmed Mohammed Ali in 2008, in an effort to focus efforts to develop educational impetus through collaborations with various academic institutions in the Muslim World.
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- Tun Musa Hitam, Chairman, WIEF Foundation