Monday, 24 June 2024

Mohamed Bin Issa Al Jaber, Founder, Sole patron and Chairman of the MBI Al Jaber Foundation

United Arab Emirates

Champion's Profile

Net worth $7.19 billion Mohamed Bin Issa Al Jaber, born 1959 in Jeddah, is an Arab businessman and philanthropist. He has founded the MBI Al Jaber Foundation in 2002, which operates in the fields of education, cultural dialogue and good governance. Since its launch, The MBI Al Jaber Foundation has provided a wide range of academic scholarships in order for students from the MENA regions to continue their education at some of the world’s leading universities.

UNDP SDG

Education, Cultural Dialogue and Good Governance

Description and impact

The MBI Al Jaber Foundation helps the next generation of talent from the Arab world gain the freedom and opportunity to shape their future and that of their community, country and region. In addition, the MBI Al Jaber Foundation seeks to bring people together from a diverse range of countries and cultures, in order to promote cultural dialogue and exchange. We want to contribute to an age of mutual understanding, where global misconceptions about the people of the Arab world are a thing of the past.