"Our vision is to empower and guide the UAE youth for their prosperous future, Maytha Al Habsi, CEO of the Emirates Foundation, said during an interview with Khaleej Times. One of the members of the founding team in 2005, Al Habsi is the first Emirati to hold the position of CEO of the foundation.
"It takes lot of my energy and dedication, as you need to listen to what the youth have to say across all the emirates and develop solutions," Al Habsi said Young Emiratis are the greatest hope and resource in realising the UAE's futuristic vision and the Emirates Foundation is helping the young people become leaders of the future for more than a decade now.
"The youth in each emirate have different needs. We achieve that through programmes that tackle the challenges Emiratis face in the country. We provide solutions through our programmes, whether it's helping them invest their time more efficiently through volunteering opportunities or helping understand the science and technology sector," Al Habsi said.