|02 April, 2019

Solidarity Bahrain launches the first Bahrain Insurance Hackathon in partnership with University of Bahrain

The Insurathon will start on the 11th of April at the university's campus and will include a dedicated number of workshops and mentor sessions

MANAMA, BAHRAIN: Solidarity Bahrain B.S.C., one of the largest insurance companies in the Kingdom of Bahrain, a subsidiary of Solidarity Group Holding, has announced the launch of the first insurance hackathon series under the name of Insurathon in the kingdom of Bahrain with the objective of nurturing talents to meet the evolving needs of the Insurance sector.

The first Insurathon will be hosted in collaboration with the University of Bahrain and will be held exclusively for the University’s students. The Insurathon will start on the 11th of April at the university’s campus and will include a dedicated number of workshops and mentor sessions.

Mr. Jawad Mohammed, CEO, Solidarity Bahrain, stated: “We are excited to host the first Insurathon in Bahrain under the umbrella of our digital transformation and corporate social values initiatives that aims in directing students towards exploring and discovering their skills and how they can be utilized through digital means”. He also added: “This event will create opportunities for students to gain industry insights and address real industry challenges”.

Prof. Riyad Hamzah, President of UOB stated: “ The insurance market is estimated to grow significantly in Bahrain , it is also a sector that is actively looking to enhance the user experience through digitalization and is well placed to be disrupted. This hackathon provides a great opportunity for students from multi-disciplinary backgrounds to come together to hack the insurance sector. We are grateful to Solidarity for this opportunity for our students and their support of UOB

Students from the University of Bahrain are welcomed to register on: https://sbi.eventbrite.com 

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