Each year, the World Economic Forum (WEF) recognizes up to 200 young leaders from around the world for their outstanding "professional accomplishments, commitment to society, and potential to contribute to shaping the future of the world."
This year's list of honorees includes Stanford GSB alums Jane Chen, MBA 2008, Alvaro Fernandez, MBA 2002, Dave Hanley, MBA 2003, Greg McKeown, MBA 2008, and Fred Swaniker, MBA 2004.
The award is a high honor. As Klaus Schwab, Founder and Executive Chairman of the WEF, said, "Within the World Economic Forum community, the Young Global Leaders represent the voice for the future and the hopes of the next generation."
For more information about the award, including a list of the honorees, visit the WEF website.