In Picture: UAE Brits List 2014 - Culture and Society
6. Clare Woodcraft-Scott
Emirates Foundation for Youth Development
Culture and Society
A new entry at number six, Clare Woodcraft-Scott is also our highest-placed female this year. She is the CEO of Emirates Foundation for Youth Development, the national foundation of the UAE, and is responsible for driving its vision of supporting youth development in the country. The foundation aims to deliver a positive and permanent impact on the lives of young people through the model of venture philanthropy which calls for a shift from short-term grant making to long-term, measureable and financially viable social investment.
Woodcraft-Scott brings over 20 years of experience working in the field of sustainable development in the Middle East and Africa as a development practitioner, a journalist and a corporate executive specialising in sustainability, social investment and reputation management.
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