Strategy in Action

Mubadala is advancing Abu Dhabi's position in sectors and markets around the world while playing a key role in the establishment of industries and infrastructure that support sustainable economic growth at home. We take a long-term view as an investor, striving to create lasting financial and social returns while fulfilling our mandate to support Abu Dhabi's growth and diversification.

New Horizons

Creating opportunities for current and future generations of UAE citizens is a top national priority, and in a relatively short time period the range of career choices has expanded exponentially.

Preparing the local workforce for emerging industries in a diversified economy is a complex process. Through initiatives ranging from in-school programming to specialized training programs, Mubadala is helping the next generation gain the capabilities and experiences required to take full advantage of the opportunities ahead.


Jobs created by Mubadala in the UAE since inception


Emiratis who are below the age of 15 make up 40 percent of the UAE’s population, representing an opportunity to expand the productive capacity of the nation and to create jobs


The UAE’s aluminium industry, led by Emirates Global Aluminium, has the potential to be a 30,000+ job market for the country in future


The majority of UAE nationals working at Strata are women


Inspiring youth to pursue new career paths436high school students

Hundreds of students joined Mubadala Career Tours in 2014, a program aimed at inspiring youth to pursue careers in industries such as satellite services, renewable energy and healthcare

30public and private schools

Reached by Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week in Schools programming, an emirate-wide initiative delivered in partnership with the Abu Dhabi Education Council that encouraged youth to engage with sustainability issues and embrace potential careers as scientists and engineers



Developing a highly-skilled workforce for a diversified economy

300+Master’s students

Graduates, to date, of Masdar Institute of Science and Technology in specializations including chemical engineering, electrical power engineering, and water and environmental engineering

107Emirati technicians

Graduates, as of year-end 2014, of a customized Composite Aircraft Technician Apprenticeship training program that Strata developed in collaboration with Lockheed Martin and UAE University



Opportunities for the next generation of leaders 6Emirati CEOs

Mubadala alumni have been appointed to lead organizations that are advancing the UAE’s growth in sectors such as oil and gas, aerospace, information and communications technology and renewable energy.

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