Digitally transforming
future leaders

TechUp will generate unprecedented national impact by transforming a community of 20,000 Emirati youth with diverse levels of digital fluency and in-demand skills to become the UAE’s digital future leaders in priority sectors over the next 50 years and beyond.


TechUp is a program dedicated to training Emirati youth to become future leaders and entrepreneurs. The program is in partnership with the Abdulla Al Ghurair Foundation as part of their NOMU initiative and powered by Udacity to help drive career opportunities within the UAE’s tech industry.

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The Abdulla Al Ghurair Foundation aims to empower Emirati and Arab youth to contribute to the sustainable development of the region, supporting quality technology-based education opportunities and the development of relevant skills for a successful transition into higher education and the labor market.

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NOMU, Arabic for ‘growth,’ is a multi-sector partnership initiative spearheaded by the Abdulla Al Ghurair Foundation (AGFE). NOMU aims to empower Emirati youth through high quality training opportunities driven by United Arab Emirates (UAE) priority sectors, equipping young people with the information, skills and tools needed for success in a digital, knowledge-based economy.

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Udacity is where lifelong learners come to learn the skills they need, to land the jobs they want, to build the lives they deserve. In partnership with leading tech companies, Udacity's mission is to train the world’s workforce in the careers of the future with its powerful and flexible digital education platform.

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