The annual Forbes 30 under 30 list highlights the youth changing the world and inspiring their generation.
The list also has an exclusive Middle East version
Forbes has stated that the list of young achievers are all advancing in “fields as diverse as science, business, sports, arts and culture—transforming the Middle East into a promising economic hub of the future”.
2019’s list has just been out revealed and the Middle East version includes three Saudis
Nouf Al Saleem, a 21-year-old Saudi launched a food delivery app, Mathaqi, that focuses on home-cooked meals.
Sadeem AlMarri, a 23-year-old product analyst working for Tamkeen Technologies, also made it on the list.
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Basma Alotaibi is a 19-year-old singer who first rose to fame after her performance at the Miss Arab USA contest earlier this year went viral online. She performed Puccini’s “O mio babbino caro”.