As a renowned scientist and biotechnologist, Hayat Sindi values facts and figures. To explain why her native Saudi Arabia needs an infusion of fresh ideas, she rattles off the 40 percent-plus youth unemployment rate and the 70 percent of her country’s young people who want to emigrate. But Sindi is also a world-class dreamer who imagines a brighter future for the Middle East. “People cannot live without hope,” says the founder of the i2 Institute for Imagination and Ingenuity.
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