Youth Empowerment Symposium recognizes Zain
Zain, the leading telecommunications company in Kuwait, announced its strategic partnership of the Youth Empowerment Symposium for the fifth consecutive year. The announcement came during the opening and the fifth anniversary ceremony that witnessed the presence of HH the Amir’s representative, HE Sheikh Salman Al-Homoud Al-Sabah, Minister of Information and Minster of State for Youth Affairs. The Youth Empowerment Symposium’s organizational committee recognized Zain’s strategic partnership ever since the initiative was first born five years ago. Zain’s support of the symposium came in line with its long term strategy of providing the necessary support to national initiatives aimed at uplifting the capabilities and skills of Kuwaiti youth.
Waleed Al Khashti, Zain Kuwait’s Corporate Communications and Relations Director said: “our participation in the Youth Empowerment Symposium today coincides with the fifth consecutive year of Zain’s strategic partnership with this national academic initiative”. Al Khashti added: “the symposium excels at inviting local and international experts, professionals, and pioneers in the fields of business, information technology, economics, and social media to share their personal and professional experiences with the Kuwaiti youth”.
Al Khashti concluded: “there is no doubt that Zain’s support of this national initiative since its inception stands as an indication of the company’s strong belief in the youth and the importance of their development across all fields of activity.” The Youth Empowerment Symposium, to be held 25 - 26 October, provides local youth with an ideal opportunity to gain valuable insights from a number of internationally and locally renowned industry pioneers, academics, and experts.
This year’s speakers include Jeremy Liew, first investor in Snapchat and partner at Lightspeed Venture Partners, Jennifer Boulanger, head of global recruitment in booking.com, Corey Owens, former head of global public policy at Uber Technologies and head of global public policy at We Work, as well as a number of prominent local speakers. Zain’s presence in this national event showcases the company’s dedication to empowering the entrepreneurial skills of youth in Kuwait. The symposium delivers outstanding knowledge to talented young people to be able to progress in their fields of interest as well as to spark the light of enthusiasm within them.