Manama, Bahrain: For the fifth consecutive year, The Young CEO program, an initiative by INJAZ Bahrain where young student CEOs meet top-notch executives, was hosted on February 17th at the GPIC club. The one-day program witnessed more than 60 attendees, 35 of whom where students from 22 schools and 14 universities.
The Young CEO program delivers on INJAZ Bahrain’s long-term vision to encourage young students to become future entrepreneurs and arm them with the right skill sets to succeed in the global economy. The program offers students who recently participated in INJAZ Bahrain’s signature curriculum, The Company Program, an opportunity to meet with a diverse group of top executives in a networking environment, where market knowledge is exchanged. The program also helps students foster an understanding of the roles and responsibilities of top officials represented by INJAZ Bahrain’s board members as they develop into future business leaders.
In its fifth edition, the Young CEO Program hosted 40 young student CEOs who met with twelve INJAZ Bahrain’s aspiring board members and had open discussions on how to manage their companies, financial developments, investments in the human capital, market challenges and the upcoming business challenges and opportunities.
The activity-packed agenda commenced with INJAZ Bahrain’s annual board meeting, the ‘Young CEO’ program and a recognition ceremony for the Regional Company Competition “Best Product” winning team ‘Al Fazaa’ and mentors.
Ms. Hana Sarwani, Executive Director of INJAZ Bahrain commented on the program saying:
“At INJAZ Bahrain- we live the message of empowerment and development by inspiring and infusing entrepreneurial thinking in the hearts and minds of young people. We strive to empower students to fully unleash their boundless potentials through our programs and workshops. We are devoted to pave the way for our students to become the business leaders and entrepreneurs of tomorrow. I would like to take this opportunity to express my heartfelt gratitude to the INJAZ Bahrain team, to our volunteers and to the Board Members for their dedication, commitment and continuous support.”
In cooperation with the ministry of education, INJAZ Bahrain has been able to implement its flagship programs in public and private schools, reaching 200,000 number of students through 8,000 volunteers.
About INJAZ Bahrain:
The purpose of INJAZ Bahrain is to inspire and prepare young Bahrainis to succeed in a global economy. With the support of positive adult role models who volunteer their time, INJAZ Bahrain enables young students understand business, citizenship, economics, entrepreneurship, ethics/character, financial literacy, and work-readiness. INJAZ programs also encourage confidence and motivate young people to achieve their personal, educational, and career goals. These learning experiences establish the foundation upon which today’s students can acquire the skills and aptitudes necessary to succeed in a fast-changing world.
INJAZ Bahrain volunteers are supported by 19 committed community leaders who serve on the board of directors. These professionals provide the organization with valued guidance and support. In addition, INJAZ Bahrain works with a number of local collaborations and affiliations. These relationships ensure that efforts are not duplicated and that available resources are used in the most effective ways possible. Non-profit INJAZ Bahrain began serving the community in 2005. It is supported by funds generously granted by foundations and area businesses. Individuals also contribute to the organization, and they assist with fund-raising activities throughout the year. The organization is part of Junior Achievement Worldwide that has a presence in more than 119 countries around the world
For more information on INJAZ Bahrain, please call Hana Sarwani on 17225050 or visit www.injazbh.org
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