STEMMING THE BRAIN DRAIN: IMPORTANCE OF STARS OF SCIENCE AND QF’S INNOVATION ECOSYSTEM IN MENA REGION

STEMMING THE BRAIN DRAIN: IMPORTANCE OF STARS OF SCIENCE AND QF’S INNOVATION ECOSYSTEM IN MENA REGION

Doha, Qatar, (AETOSWire): In the past decades, many of the MENA region’s best Arab scientists, inventors, engineers, designers, and innovators left their home countries for better opportunities in the West. While the reasons for the “brain drain” in this part of the world have been varied, many of these talented youth cite a lack of support and resources as their reason for leaving. However, the situation is evolving – for the better. For more than a decade, Qatar has become a confluence for science and innovation in the MENA region.…