The Origin Story: The Architects Behind NYU Abu Dhabi

On the latest episode of Podbridge, UAE Ambassador to the United States, Yousef Al Otaiba recently hosted a discussion on the founding and vision of NYU Abu Dhabi with those most responsible for making it a reality. John Sexton is President Emeritus of NYU. Mariƫt Westermann is Vice Chancellor of NYU Abu Dhabi. Rima Al Mokarrab is Executive Director of Strategic Affairs at the Executive Affairs Authority. Together, they discuss how NYUAD became a reality, the impact on the community and why the venture has been so successful.

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