Honoring emerging professionals with outstanding contributions to U.S. - Middle East relations
The Middle East Policy Council invites nominations for its first-ever 40 Under 40 Awards to recognize professionals making an impact in U.S. - Middle East relations. Nominations may be submitted in eight categories — government, diplomacy, education, academia/think tank, non-profit, journalism, arts and culture, and business. Individuals can nominate a co-worker, fellow professional, or themselves.
Please submit nominations by clicking here. The priority deadline is June 15, 2021 and the final deadline for nominations is October 15, 2021. Early nominations are strongly encouraged.
Honorees will be notified on a rolling basis and formally recognized at the MEPC's 40th Anniversary Gala later in 2021. Profiles of the honorees will be featured on MEPC’s website and social media channels.
- Less than 300 words describing how the nominee has contributed to understanding between the United States and the Middle East.
- Be a professional under the age of 40 by November 15, 2021.
- Fall within one of the eight nomination categories: government, diplomacy, education, academia/think tank, non-profit, journalism, arts and culture, and business.
Link to nominations form by clicking here.
For all media inquiries related to this new MEPC initiative, please contact us by clicking here.
The 2021 MEPC 40 Under 40 will be published by November 15, 2021
For award inquiries contact info at mepc dot org.