Soraya Salti was a dedicated and passionate member of the World Economic Forum community. Soraya was named a Schwab Foundation Social Entrepreneur of the Year in 2006, in 2008 was named a Young Global Leader of the World Economic Forum and in 2011 Co-Chaired the World Economic Forum Special Meeting on Economic Growth and Job Creation in the Middle East. Over the years, she worked closely with the World Economic Forum to showcase the importance of education and entrepreneurship in the region.
Soraya was a magnanimous leader with great strength of purpose who had an incredible passion for education and entrepreneurship. She poured every ounce of her energy into improving the situation for Arab youth and positively changing the Middle East.
The World Economic Forum and the Young Global Leaders community sends deep condolences to Soraya’s family and loved ones.