AP Interview: Leader says Mideast pays price for gender gap

Omar Alghanim, co-chair of this week’s regional World Economic Forum conference and a leader of private sector efforts to tackle youth unemployment, speaks at the World Economic Forum at the King Hussein convention center, South Shuneh, Jordan, Friday, May 22, 2015. Bring more Arab women into the work force, invest in "bite-sized" infrastructure projects and get the private sector more involved in training young job seekers - these are the prescriptions put forward by Alghanim, a leading Gulf entrepreneur, for growing Middle Eastern economies and combating rampant youth unemployment. (AP Photo/Raad Adayleh)SOUTHERN SHUNEH, Jordan (AP) — Bring more Arab women into the workforce, invest in "bite-sized" infrastructure projects and get the private sector more involved in training young job seekers — these are the prescriptions of a leading Gulf entrepreneur for growing Middle Eastern economies and combating rampant youth unemployment.


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