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

 
 
 
 
 
AllAsiaNorth AmericaEuropeAfricaSouth AmericaMiddle EastCentral AmericaCo-ChairsSustaining Members

Michael Aegerter

SSH'18 | Switzerland

Faisal Al Bahar

DMSB'16 | United Arab Emirates

Khalid Al Dabal

DMSB'14 | Saudi Arabia

Haya Al-Juffali

SSH'17 | Saudi Arabia

Mohamed Al-Thani

SSH'12 | Qatar

Abdulmajeed Al Saud

SSH'15 | Saudi Arabia

Bandar Al-Saud

SSH'13 | Saudi Arabia

Mohammed Al Wazzan

SSH'12, L'16 | Kuwait

Fahad S. Alhokair

DMSB'15 | Saudi Arabia

Mohammed Alhokair

E'16 | Saudi Arabia

Sultan Alhokair

DMSB'15 | Saudi Arabia

Sh Latifa Ahmed Alkhalifa

AMD'16 | Bahrain

Sarah Alkhedheiri

SSH'14 | Saudi Arabia

Dalal Almarzouk

SSH'17 | Kuwait

Abdullah Almulhim

DMSB'14 | Saudi Arabia

Khaled Alzamil

DMSB'18 | Bahrain

Tania Antonenkova

SSH'14 | Russia

Alejandra Otalora Arango

AMD'16 | Panama

Nicolas Ares

E'19 | United States

Victoria Atala Callejas

DMSB'19 | Honduras

Abdellatif Banaja

SSH'13 | Saudi Arabia

Oriteme Banigo

SSH'08 | Nigeria

Salomon Ovadia Betesh

DMSB'14 | Panama

Curtis Bergh

DMSB'06 | Singapore/USA

Liu Putu Kim Biesterfeld

SSH'13 | Germany

Anette Blystad

SSH'14 | United Kingdom

Stefano Bocchieri

DMSB'13 | Italy

Emilio Botin

DMSB'18 | Spain

Emil Braathen

E'19 | Norway

Leander Brenninkmeijer

SSH'18 | Switzerland

Italia (Smith) Cardinez

DMSB'14 | United States

Lamar Cardinez

DMSB'14 | United States

Alejandro Castro

E'14 | Columbia

Yildiz Catma

AS'08 | Turkey

Clémence Cazeau

AMD'17 | France

Mariana Charakopoulou-Travlou

S'19 | Greece

Yvette Chaskel

DMSB'12 | Colombia

Antoine Choueiry

DMSB'16 | United Arab Emirates

Justin Clear-Venkins

SSH'15 | Ireland

Daryl Dai

DMSB'15 | People's Republic of China

Maxwell Dammeier

SSH'17 | United States

Amaury de Sadeleer

SSH'12 | United Kingdom

Louis-Jerome de Sadeleer

DMSB'11 | United Kingdom

Louis Desbois

DMSB'14 | France

Marine Dumortier

S'16 | United States

William Duran

DMSB'14 | Colombia

Nicholas Fei

AMD'13 | Hong Kong

Joseph Fissore

DMSB'14 | France

Andrea Garcia-Mendez

SSH'19 | Monaco

Alva Gardner-Pérez

DMSB'06 | United Kingdom

Lucas David Marie Gestin

DMSB'17 | Singapore

Manit Ghogar

DMSB'17 | Thailand

Ashish Gurnani

DMSB'14 | India

Anne Halverstadt

S'18 | United States

Faris Hawila

AMD'17 | United Kingdom

William Hempstead

SSH'11 | Guatemala

Armando Hernandez

CPS'16 | Venezuela

Oliver Homberg

SSH'18 | Spain

Joanna Hobbs

BCHS17 | United States

Jeffery Illi

DMSB'12 | Switzerland

Katie Ivanov

AMD'19 | Monaco

Bassel Jounblat

DMSB'17 | Lebanon

Jennifer Judge

E'14 | United States

Daisy Kendrick

SSH'16 | United Kingdom

Akshay Kaushik

E'18 | India

Ruby Khan

DMSB'16 | India

Saloni Kothari

SSH'15 | Hong Kong

Zayd Kuba

SSH'14 | Iraq

Marcelo Ramirez Lascano

S'17 | Ecuador

Wyatt Lillie

DMSB'18 | USA

Amanda Lim

BHS'19 | Malaysia

Alex Lindenmeyer

DMSB'17 | Switzerland

Uri Litvin

DMSB'14 | Panama

Claudio Maalouf

SSH'13 | Honduras

Alia Malik

SSH'12 | United Kingdom

Sunny Manchanda

DMSB'17 | UAE

Wasim Manji

DMSB'18 | Kenya

Elena Megalou

AMD'15 | United Kingdom

Camilla Maulidina

SSH'15 | Indonesia

Stella Megalou

AMD'18 | Greece

Rohan Mehta

SSH'11 | United Arab Emirates

Haley Meng

SSH'11 | Hong Kong

Lara Modiano

AMD'19 | United Kingdom

Jorge Nieto Morales

DMSB'15 | Colombia

Marina Moskowitz

Khoury'20 | United States

Rafic Mushantaf

E'14 | Oman

Nicholas Naraghi

DMSB'15 | United States

Luke Nguyen

E'13 | Vietnam

Frederico Ramirez Novello

SSH'12 | Costa Rica

Isi Ojei

DMSB'11 | Nigeria

Birta Olafstottir

DMSB'14 | Iceland

Alejandra Otalora

Panama

Simon Olatora

SSH'14 | Panama

Ayo Oyebanjo

DMSB'13 | Nigeria

Carlo Sartori Pacifici

E'14 | Venezuela

Camille Paruitte

DMSB'16 | France

Yugendra Pawar

DMSB'13 | India

Henry Peers

SSH'18 | United Kingdom

Elizabeth Petracca

DMSB'16 | United States

William Pitisongswat

SSH'12 | United Kingdom

Devina Raithatha

DMSB'18 | Kenya

Anisha Ramakrishnan

SSH'13 | United Arab Emirates

Katrina Razon

AMD'14 | Philippines

Karim Sabbidine

DMSB'14, L'17 | Lebanon

Maya Samawi

AMD'19 | Switzerland/UAE

Ali Sajwani

SSH'14 | United Arab Emirates

Alexander Seegers

DMSB'14 | United States

Prasan Shah

DMSB & SSH'16 | India

Pedro Henrique Silva

Khoury'18 | Brazil

Seifeldin Hatem Ahmed Elsayed Soliman

SSH'16 | Egypt

Richard Srikureja

BHS'14 | Thailand

Elena Steen

E'18 | Norway

Kathy Sun

DMSB'18 | Hong Kong

Aashray Thatai

E'13 | India

Per Sebastian Traaseth

DMSB'18 | Norway

Bertrand Vacherot

DMSB'14 | United States

Maarten Eenkema Van Dijk

E'14, ME'15 | United Kingdom

Rodrigo Vieira

DMSB'11 | Brazil

Rahul Waney

DMSB'19 | Hong Kong/India

Haley Waud

BHS'12 | United States

Caroline-Christine Wilhelm

DMSB'10 | United Kingdom

Michael Winston

DMSB'10 | USA

Jason Yau

DMSB'17 | Hong Kong

Ramzi Yamusah

S'14 | Ghana

Ya Yi

DMSB'13 | People's Republic of China

Enayat Younes

SSH'15 | Egypt

Carmen Zelaya

SSH'13 | Guatemala

Ahmad Zameli

E'14 | United Kingdom

Nadim Zameli

E'17 | Lebanon

Sam Zamkow

DMSB'16 | United States

Zuren Tai Zhang

E'14 | Uruguay

Antoine Guerin

DMSB'04 | United Kingdom

Zach Mammadov

SSH'03 | United Kingdom

Trevor Bobowick

DMSB'07 | United States

Jimmy Weng

DMSB'07 | Hong Kong

Edward Walker

SSH'16 | United States

Petar Lovric

SSH'06 | Croatia

Chirag Mirani

SSH'13 | Panama