Alya Al-Ali is Director of Youth in the Legacy Department of Expo 2020 Dubai. Her role is to develop and deliver youth engagement and empowerment platforms and initiatives in the journey towards Expo 2020 Dubai and beyond. Alya joined Expo 2020 Dubai in September 2014, and has been focusing on youth and children initiatives. Prior to her role as the Director of Youth, Alya’s work has been around developing unique children’s experiences and initiatives for Expo 2020 Dubai, which will continue well beyond the year 2020. These include opportunities for permanent structures and exhibits. Alya holds a Bachelor of Arts in Business Management from the American University of Sharjah. While completing her undergraduate studies, she also worked as a Research Assistant. Alya is currently pursuing her master’s degree in Business Management.