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Arab America Foundation Announces 30 Under 30--Class of 2021 Applicants Now Accepted

posted on: Aug 11, 2021

For Immediate Release

Washington DC (August 11, 2021): The Arab America Foundation announced today the registration period is now open for the 30 Under 30–Class of 2021. Applications are now being accepted through September 13, 2021.

30 Under 30 is a celebration of accomplished young Arab Americans. The program spotlights Arab Americans in all fields, including but not limited to: business, education, law, public service/politics, non-profit, business leaders, entrepreneurs, engineers, medical professionals, artists, entertainers, writers, and media representatives.  

“After the successful launches of 20 Under 20 and 40 Under 40, we are very excited to announce our newest rising leaders initiative, 30 Under 30.” said Warren David, president of Arab America and co-founder of the Arab America Foundation, “We look forward to recognizing a new class of Arab America’s rising leaders, highlighting their accomplishments and inspiring those within our community.”

All candidates should be under the age of 30, who excel in their industry and are engaged in promoting their heritage and culture to empower their communities and make a difference. The competition is open to all professionals who live and/or work in the United States and are of Arab descent. Entrants will be able to complete an online application of their background and achievements.  The finalists will be determined by a judging review panel.

In addition to 30 Under 30, The Arab America Foundation will launch 20 Under 20 in September. The 40 Under 40–Class of 2021 was recently announced, click here to read about the awardees.

The Arab America Foundation and its board members are grateful for the leadership of the initiative’s coordinators, Nabeleh Ghareeb and Samar Sakakini, as well as the prestigious panel of judges.

The Arab America Foundation’s, Rising Leaders initiative, encourages young Arab Americans to participate in programs such as 40 Under 40, 30 Under 30, and 20 Under 20, which spotlight young Arab Americans in all fields and professions.

Only self-nominating applicants will be accepted:


About the Arab America Foundation

The Arab America Foundation (AAF) is a non-profit (501c3) educational and cultural organization. The mission of AAF is to promote the Arab heritage, educate Americans about the Arab identity, and connect and empower Arab Americans together and with diverse organizations across the U.S.


For more information about the 30 Under 30 initiative and to apply: click here.

For more information about the Arab America Foundation: click here.

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