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Arab America Foundation Announces 40 Under 40--Class of 2021 Applicants Now Accepted

posted on: May 3, 2021

Arab America Foundation Announces 40 Under 40--Class of 2021 Applicants Now Accepted

For Immediate Release

Washington DC: The Arab America Foundation announced today the registration period is now open for 40 Under 40–Class of 2021. Applications are now being accepted through June 15th.

40 Under 40 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 historic launch of this initiative in 2020, we were gratified to see an overwhelming response of applicants from across the country.” said Warren David, president of Arab America and co-founder of the Arab America Foundation, “We look forward to selecting a new class of Arab America’s rising leaders as part of our mission is to connect and empower Arab Americans.”

All candidates should be under the age of 40, 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 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 40 Under 40, The Arab America Foundation will launch two more initiatives in the coming months; 30 Under 30 and 20 Under 20. Dates will be announced accordingly.

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.

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 40 Under 40 initiative and to apply: click here.

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

For media, inquiries contact Claire Boyle: here.





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