OUR GREAT MINDS

Student Icon represents a voice for those who are part of a movement. A talent pool of brilliant minds who coexist to innovate, influence and foster change.

Presented by Nexen and In partnership with Student Energy, Student Icon will feature individuals from across the globe in various stages of their academic career. From high school to PHD students, our Student Icons are confident, optimistic and high achievers.

Listen to their story, engage in their dialogue and conversations and most importantly embark on their path to change!



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Student Icon Featured Stories:

    • Youth Address: World Green Economy Summit

      by Tina Olivero

      The World Green Economy Summit (WGES) 2018 is set to emphasize the role of young men and women in global efforts to build a green economy when it opens in Dubai in October. Organizers of WGES made the announcement as the UAE joins the worldwide celebration of the United Nations’ International Youth Day, marked on […]

    • The Roll of Africa in the Transition to a Sustainable Energy Future

      by Mubarak Abdulai Mahamah

      More than a century after the light bulb was invented most of the African continent is still in the dark after nightfall.” This statement by The World Bank summarizes one of Africa’s greatest energy challenges and threats to sustainable development today – the low level of access to electricity. The importance of affordable and reliable […]


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