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Arab America Foundation Announces 30 Under 30--Class of 2022 Applicants Now Accepted

posted on: Apr 27, 2022

For Immediate Release

Washington DC (April 27, 2022): The Arab America Foundation announced today the registration period is now open for the 30 Under 30–Class of 2022. Applications are now being accepted through May 16, 2022.

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.  

“We’re excited to launch this initiative for Arab Americans who are under the age of 30. Each year, we become even more inspired by the amazing work young Arab American professionals are engaging with, in their communities and the world,” said Warren David, president of Arab America and co-founder of the Arab America Foundation. “This is all about empowerment of our rising leaders who are the future of the Arab American 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.

The 20 Under 20 class in 2022 was recently announced, please 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, Samar Sakakini, and Ilham Eladlani 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.

For media inquiries, please contact Claire Boyle: click here



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