ABOUT THE YGL

A Global Network of Innovators, Entrepreneurs, and Leaders

The Young Global Leaders are among a select group of Northeastern alumni who represent the international reach of our beloved Huntington Avenue campus. Living in countries big and small, the YGL are charged with the unique responsibility of fostering Northeastern’s connections around the globe. They are President Joseph E. Aoun’s go-to representatives of our home countries, sharing our perspectives, supporting strategic initiatives, and hosting VIP gatherings.

This year, the YGL endeavors to further strengthen regional networks, mentor students, host industry-focused business exchanges, and fund high-value initiatives through their combined philanthropy in the YGL Impact Fund. 

The YGL consists of 126 members hailing from 49 countries

Professional and Personal Growth

In advancing the international scope of the university, the Northeastern University Young Global Leaders will support all active members to ensure professional and personal growth through various development opportunities.      

Networking

The YGL provides an environment for fostering personal and professional relationships with young alumni and peers who have established successful careers across the globe.

Annual Conference

The Annual YGL conference serves as a platform for lifelong and shared learning through professional workshops and social interactions with fellow members and influential business and university leaders. 

Presidential Partnership

As an appointed member of the YGL, you are provided opportunities to engage directly with the visionary leader of Northeastern University, President Joseph E. Aoun.

The Young Global Leaders

 
 
 
 
AllAsiaUSA/CanadaEuropeAfricaLatin AmericaMiddle East and North AfricaCo-ChairsSustaining Members

Aashray Thatai

E'13 | India

Abdellatif Banaja

SSH'13 | Saudi Arabia

Abdullah Almulhim

DMSB'14 | Saudi Arabia

Abdulmajeed Al Saud

SSH'15 | Saudi Arabia

Ahmad Zameli

E'14 | United Kingdom

Ahmed Akhannouch

DMSB'21

Akshay Kaushik

E'18 | India

Alejandra Otalora

AMD'16 | Panama

Alejandro Castro

E'14 | Columbia

Alex Lindenmeyer

DMSB'17 | Switzerland

Alexander Seegers

DMSB'14 | United States

Alexandra Khoury

DMSB'21

Ali Matalon

DMSB'16

Ali Sajwani

SSH'14 | United Arab Emirates

Alia Malik

SSH'12 | United Kingdom

Aline Orrantia

DMSB'21

Alva Gardner-Pérez

DMSB'06 | United Kingdom

Amanda Lim

BHS'19 | Malaysia

Amaury de Sadeleer

SSH'12 | United Kingdom

Andrea Dorta Munoz

E’20

Andrea Regina Garcia

SSH'19 | Mexico

Anette Blystad

SSH'14 | United Kingdom

Anh Mai Srisuk

DMSB'20 | Vietnam

Anisha Ramakrishnan

SSH'13 | United Arab Emirates

Anne Halverstadt

S'18 | United States

Anneesha Uno

SSH'20 | Indonesia

Antoine Choueiry

DMSB'16 | United Arab Emirates

Antoine Guerin

DMSB'04 | United Kingdom

Antonio Gallizio

DMSB'15 | USA

Archit Joshi

DMSB'17 | Singapore

Armando Hernandez

CPS'16 | Venezuela

Ashish Gurnani

DMSB'14 | India

Ayesha Arora

DMSB'21

Ayo Oyebanjo

DMSB'13 | Nigeria

Bandar Al-Saud

SSH'13 | Saudi Arabia

Bassel Jounblat

DMSB'17 | Lebanon

Bertrand Vacherot

DMSB'14 | United States

Binja Basimike

BHS'12, MPH'13

Birta Olafstottir

DMSB'14 | Iceland

Camille Paruitte

DMSB'16 | France

Carlo Sartori Pacifici

E'14 | Venezuela

Carmen Zelaya

SSH'13 | Guatemala

Caroline-Christine Wilhelm

DMSB'10 | United Kingdom

Chirag Mirani

SSH'13 | Panama

Christopher Jelly

KCCS'14 | USA

Claudio Maalouf

SSH'13 | Honduras

Clémence Cazeau

AMD'17 | France

Curtis Bergh

DMSB'06 | Singapore/USA

Daisy Kendrick

SSH'16 | United Kingdom

Dalal Almarzouk

SSH'17 | Kuwait

Devina Raithatha

DMSB'18 | Kenya

Edward Walker

SSH'16 | United States

Elena Megalou

AMD'15 | United Kingdom

Elisa Tsuji

BHS'21

Elizabeth Petracca

DMSB'16 | United States

Elize Aslan

E'20 | Turkey

Ellen Horn

S'21

Emil Braathen

E'19 | Norway

Emilio Botin

DMSB'18 | Spain

Enayat Younes

SSH'15 | Egypt

Fahad S. Alhokair

DMSB'15 | Saudi Arabia

Faisal Al Bahar

DMSB'16 | United Arab Emirates

Faris Hawila

AMD'17 | United Kingdom

Federico Ramirez

SSH'12 | Costa Rica

Haley Meng

SSH'11 | Hong Kong

Haley Waud

BHS'12 | United States

Hanut Sareen

DMSB'17

Haya Al-Juffali

SSH'17 | Saudi Arabia

Henry Peers

SSH'18 | United Kingdom

Italia (Smith) Cardinez

DMSB'14 | United States

James Steinberg

KCCS'14 | China

Jason Yau

DMSB'17 | Hong Kong

Jeffery Illi

DMSB'12 | Switzerland

Jennifer Judge

E'14 | United States

Jimmy Weng

DMSB'07 | Hong Kong

Joanna Hobbs

BHS'17 | United States

Jocelyn Chan

Khoury’21

Johannes Henkel

DMSB'21

Jorge Nieto Morales

DMSB'15 | Colombia

Joseph Fissore

DMSB'14 | France

Justin Clear-Venkins

SSH'15 | Ireland

Kari Mathilde Hoegh

E'21

Karim Sabbidine

DMSB'14, L'17 | Lebanon

Kathy Sun

DMSB'18 | Hong Kong

Katie Ivanov

AMD'19 | Monaco

Katrina Razon

AMD'14 | Philippines

Khaled Alzamil

DMSB'18 | Bahrain

Khalid Al Dabal

DMSB'14 | Saudi Arabia

Kritika Singh

E'20

Lamar Cardinez

DMSB'14 | United States

Lara Modiano

AMD'19 | United Kingdom

Liu Putu Kim Biesterfeld

SSH'13 | Germany

Louis Desbois

DMSB'14 | France

Louis-Jerome de Sadeleer

DMSB'11 | United Kingdom

Lucas David Marie Gestin

DMSB'17 | Singapore

Luke Nguyen

E'13 | Vietnam

Maarten Eenkema Van Dijk

E'14, ME'15 | United Kingdom

Manit Ghogar

DMSB'17 | Thailand

Marcelo Ramirez Lascano

S'17 | Ecuador

Mariana Charakopoulou-Travlou

S'19 | Greece

Marina Moskowitz

Khoury'20 | United States

Maxwell Dammeier

SSH'17 | United States

Maya Samawi

AMD'19 | Switzerland/UAE

Michael Aegerter

SSH'18 | Switzerland

Michael Winston

DMSB'10 | USA

Mohamed Al-Thani

SSH'12 | Qatar

Mohammed Al Wazzan

SSH'12, L'16 | Kuwait

Mohammed Alhokair

E'16 | Saudi Arabia

Nadim Zameli

E'17 | Lebanon

Nicholas (Nikko) Lara

DMSB'15 | USA

Nicholas Fei

AMD'13 | Hong Kong

Nicholas Naraghi

DMSB'15 | United States

Nicolas Ares

E'19 | United States

Nishant Mehta

DMSB’15 | India/Thailand

Nourah Alkhedheiri

DMSB'17

Oliver Homberg

SSH'18 | Spain

Oriteme Banigo

SSH'08 | Nigeria

Per Sebastian Traaseth

DMSB'18 | Norway

Petar Lovric

SSH'06 | Croatia

Prasan Shah

DMSB & SSH'16 | India

Quentin Domenjoud

DMSB'20 | France

Rafic Mushantaf

E'14 | Oman

Rahul Waney

DMSB'19 | Hong Kong/India

Ramzi Yamusah

S'14 | Ghana

Richard Srikureja

BHS'14 | Thailand

Rodrigo Vieira

DMSB'11 | Brazil

Rohan Mehta

SSH'11 | United Arab Emirates

Ruby Khan

DMSB'16 | India

Sabrina E. Sepul-Azcarraga

DMSB'20 | USA

Salomon Ovadia Betesh

DMSB'14 | Panama

Saloni Kothari

SSH'15 | Hong Kong

Sam Zamkow

DMSB'16 | United States

Sarah Alkhedheiri

SSH'14 | Saudi Arabia

Seifeldin Hatem Ahmed Elsayed Soliman

SSH'16 | Egypt

Sh Latifa Ahmed Alkhalifa

AMD'16 | Bahrain

Simon Otalora

SSH'14 | Panama

Stefano Bocchieri

DMSB'13 | Italy

Stella Megalou

AMD'18 | Greece

Sultan Alhokair

DMSB'15 | Saudi Arabia

Sunny Manchanda

DMSB'17 | USA

Tania Antonenkova

SSH'14 | Russia

Thomas Gross

DMSB'21

Trevor Bobowick

DMSB'07 | United States

Uri Litvin

DMSB'14 | Panama

Val Singh

DMSB’17 | India/Norway

Victoria Atala Callejas

DMSB'19 | Honduras

Wasim Manji

DMSB'18 | Kenya

William Duran

DMSB'14 | Colombia

William Hempstead

SSH'11 | Guatemala

William Pitisongswat

SSH'12 | United Kingdom

Wyatt Lillie

DMSB'18 | USA

Ya Yi

DMSB'13 | People's Republic of China

Yildiz Catma

AS'08 | Turkey

Yugendra Pawar

DMSB'13 | India

Zach Mammadov

SSH'03 | United Kingdom

Zayd Kuba

SSH'14 | Iraq

Zayd Marwan Shehadeh

DMSB'20 | United Arab Emirates

Zuren Tai Zhang

E'14 | Uruguay
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