The 100 Million Stars initiative aims to transform the 100 million unemployed youth in the Arab World into 100 million shining stars. Talented youth from the Arab World, Africa, and South Asia (AWASAR) will find innovative approaches to the challenge, thus mitigating youth radicalization in all these regions.
With the projected "youth bulge" demographic transition in the Arab World, the region is expected to experience in the next ten years the 100 million youth unemployment challenge.
26% of the youth in the region is unemployed, the World's highest. If not addressed, such a challenge will become a source of social instability.
Applicants will be assessed through their:
To support bright, talented youth in solving the youth unemployment challenge in the AWASAR through the: