03 May 2017

UAE, Dubai - The Swiss International Scientific School in Dubai (SISD) hosted the first edition of ‘SISD Talks’, an exclusive panel discussion organized by the school. At the occasion, Lino Cattaruzzi, General Managing Director of MENA at Google was invited to the campus to inspire students between the ages of 11 and 14. The panel discussion was focused on leadership and moderated by the Student Council. It was aimed to expose students to the personal and professional stories of current leaders actively changing the world.

Mr. Lino talked about his professional career at Google and its unique work environment. He also provided his views on leadership, a general overview of Google’s opportunities and challenges in the region. The students were given tips for career and life success, how to approach Google as a new recruit and how they can prepare for the future.

Beat Sommer, Head of Swiss International Scientific School, said: “Google is one of the most valuable companies in the world and we were honored to welcome Mr. Lino Cattaruzzi to our campus to inspire our students. SISD Talks is a great supplement and opportunity to go beyond of what is studied in the classroom, offering pupils the chance to meet the business professionals and leaders in an intimate and personal setting and help prepare students for the world of work.”

The panel discussion was followed by a Q&A session where students had the chance to learn more about Google and its future plans as well as additional tips on leadership. The next ‘SISD Talks’ will take place in the Autumn Term.


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