Dr. Saleem Ali Honored by World Economic Forum

Saleem Ali, Director of IEDS, has been selected by the World Economic Forum in Geneva, Switzerland, as a Young Global Leader for 2011. The Forum identified 190 leaders under the age of 40 from 65 countries for their professional accomplishments, commitment to society, and potential to contribute to shaping a better future for the world. Incorporated as a not-for-profit foundation in 1971, The World Economic Forum is an independent international organization committed to improving the state of the world by engaging business, political, academic and other leaders of society to shape global, regional, and industry agendas. Dr. Ali’s first effort as part of the new award will be a forum on water cooperation between India and Pakistan that he will be helping to organize with other members of this year’s Young Global Leaders group in South Asia. To read more, click here.