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European Year of Skills

Saadia Zahidi

Managing Director - Centre for the New Economy and Society World Economic Forum, Switzerland

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Saadia is the Managing Director World Economic Forum and Founder & co-author of the Forum's Future of Jobs Report, Global Gender Gap Report and Human Capital Report. She is the author of Fifty Million Rising, longlisted for the FT/McKinsey Business Book of the Year 2018. Saadia was selected as one of BBC's 100 Women and won the inaugural FT/McKinsey Bracken Bower Prize for prospective authors under 35.  BA in Economics Smith College, MPhil International Economics Graduate Institute of Geneva; MPA Harvard Kennedy School.