World Economic Forum, Davos

The Varkey Foundation have hosted a number of significant events at the World Economic Forum, Belvedere Hotel in Davos, Switzerland over the past 4 years, featuring a line-up of distinguished speakers.

The Varkey Foundation have hosted a number of significant events at the World Economic Forum, Belvedere Hotel in Davos, Switzerland over the years.

Event highlights included:

A Celebration of Teachers with guest speakers:
• Andria Zafirakou, Teacher & 2018 Global Teacher Prize winner
• Nicholas Kristof, two-time Pulitzer Prize winner and Op-Ed Columnist, New York Times

A roundtable discussion on: How do we prepare young people for the world of 2030 & beyond? Speakers included:
• Dominic Barton, Global Managing Partner, McKinsey & Co
• Esteban Bullrich, Senator, Government of Argentina
• Mike Butcher, Editor at Large, TechCrunch
• John Fallon, CEO, Pearson
• Thomas L. Friedman, New York Times
• Yuval Noah Harari, Author and Professor of History,
• The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
• Anna Marrs, Regional CEO, ASEAN and South Asia and CEO,
• Commercial and Private Banking, Standard Chartered
• Ambarish Mitra, CEO, Blippar
• Tan Sri Datuk Wira Azman Mokhtar, Managing Director, Khazanah
• Tidjane Thiam, CEO, Credit Suisse
• Jimmy Wales, Co-Founder, Wikipedia
• Fareed Zakaria, Host, CNN-GPS