ABOUT SHAPE MENA
SHAPE MENA IS AN ANNUAL REGIONAL MEETING OF GLOBAL SHAPERS FROM MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA REGION WHICH SERVES AS A FORUM FOR YOUNG CHANGEMAKERS TO DISCUSS AND FABRICATE PRACTICAL SOLUTIONS TO SOME OF THE REGION’S MOST PRESSING CHALLENGES.
The Amman Hub, proudly one of the very first Global Shapers Hubs launched, brings together young Jordanians from diverse backgrounds who have a shared goal to contributing to Jordan and the region’s prosperity. Ever since its launch, the Amman Hub worked with several partners on various initiatives such as events, meet the leader sessions, mentorship programs and others which are all focused on the great public and community good.
Recently, the Hub launched an online show, Nafsyeh, to promote awareness on mental health issues, which received over 55,000 views and was translate to few other languages. The Hub also hosted Amman’s Global Goals Jam on SDGs, and supported UNICEF in mentorship programs across Syrian refugees camps in Jordan.
ABOUT THE GLOBAL SHAPERS COMMUNITY
Born out of the World Economic Forum, the Global Shapers community is a network of inspiring young people (Shapers) under the age of 30 working together to address local, regional and global challenges. In each city, teams (hubs) self-organize to create projects that address the needs of their community.
With more than 7,800 shapers, the community spans 385 city based and self-organized hubs in 157 countries.
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The two-day SHAPE MENA 2019 will take place in both Amman and Azraq, two central locations to conversations pertaining to climate change, biodiversity, entrepreneurship, refugee crisis, and economic development of vulnerable communities.
Day 1 Amman – 3rd-April
Day 2 Azraq – 4th-April
Azraq Wetland Reserve trail/hike
Shaumari Wildlife Reserve