Al-Sayer par­tic­i­pates in Youth Em­pow­er­ment Sym­po­sium 2016 Com­mit­ted to the de­vel­op­ment of youth

Kuwait Times - - FROM THE ARABIC PRESS -

As part of the con­tin­u­ous sus­tain­abil­ity ef­forts to sup­port the na­tional youth who shall be­come ma­jor pil­lars to boost the econ­omy and sus­tain­able de­vel­op­ment of the coun­try, AlSayer Group Hold­ing (ASGH) has participated in the re­cently con­cluded Tm­keen Youth Em­pow­er­ment Sym­po­sium 2016. Fol­low­ing the event del­e­gates from Tm­keen vis­ited Al-Sayer Group Head­quar­ters and met Mubarak Naser AlSayer CEO to ex­press their gratitude for the part­ner­ship along with shar­ing event report.

Ac­cord­ing to Mubarak Naser Al-Sayer CEO Al Sayer Group Hold­ing “We are glad to know from Tm­keen about the pro­gram out­come and the en­thu­si­asm among Kuwait youth to­wards di­ver­si­fied en­trepreneur­ship op­por­tu­ni­ties. Such strate­gic youth ini­tia­tives are im­por­tant from a sus­tain­abil­ity stand­point. We wish to have stronger en­gage­ment and long terms part­ner­ship to fos­ter Kuwait youth com­mu­nity.”

Eng Ne­had Al-Haj Ali, Deputy Group Man­ager Cor­po­rate Ex­cel­lence said “The main pur­pose of this ini­tia­tive is to mo­ti­vate and en­cour­age them to go for most com­pe­tent role of being self­made to build sus­tain­able growth, em­ploy­ment, in­no­va­tion, lead­er­ship and gain ex­po­sure through the ideas and top­ics pre­sented dur­ing the event dis­cus­sions to­wards build­ing next gen­er­a­tion en­trepreneurs.”

The sym­po­sium de­liv­ered out­stand­ing knowl­edge to the ta­lented young peo­ple to progress in their fields of in­ter­est and trig­ger their en­thu­si­asm. This year Tm­keen Youth Em­pow­er­ment Sym­po­sium show­cased renowned in­ter­na­tional and lo­cal in­dus­try pi­o­neers, cre­ative leaders and pro­fes­sion­als. At­ten­dees ben­e­fit­ted from the lec­tures of Jeremy Liew - Part­ner at Light Speed ven­ture cap­i­tal, 1st in­vestor in Snapchat, Corey Owens Head North Amer­ica Pub­lic Pol­icy at DJi, who held sim­i­lar po­si­tions at UBER and Face­book, and Jen­nifer Boulanger - Head of re­cruit­ment at Book­ing.com.

Dur­ing the panel dis­cus­sion on ‘SME’s Jour­ney to Global Suc­cess’, Ha­mad Al-Sayer, CEO of AlSayer Fran­chis­ing com­mented on the im­por­tance of hav­ing ef­fec­tive CSR prac­tice within the cor­po­rate busi­ness frame­work. Ir­re­spec­tive of the size of busi­ness, the leaders to de­fine the role of busi­ness to col­lab­o­rate for a con­struc­tive im­pact on its mar­ket and cus­tomers, who shall in re­turn up­hold great trust and sol­i­dar­ity for ini­tia­tives, prod­ucts and ser­vices. Ha­mad Al-Sayer also sug­gested to form a panel through Tm­keen in­clud­ing em­i­nent in­dus­try leaders to sup­port the evo­lu­tion of youth in terms of lead­er­ship, idea con­sul­tancy, an­gel in­vest­ment, men­tor­ship to com­pete in the global stage.

Al-Sayer also ex­hib­ited in­no­va­tive au­to­mo­bile engi­neer­ing with the dis­play and test drive of Prius, world’s first mass pro­duced hy­brid from Toyota. Prius is a great driver of change in­tro­duc­ing new sen­sa­tion among youth, pow­ered with to­mor­row’s tech­nol­ogy for to­day. Jeremy Liew re­called his seven years’ ecofriendly drive ex­pe­ri­ence of Prius in San Fran­cisco, and Corey Owen hinted about the rel­e­vancy of the Uber ser­vice along with Prius Hy­brid in the emerg­ing mar­kets to ex­pe­ri­ence new trans­port ex­po­sures.

Ha­mad Al-Sayer is pic­tured at the panel dis­cus­sion.

Mubarak Naser Al-Sayer is pic­tured with Tm­keen del­e­gates.

Ha­mad Al-Sayer is seen at the Prius stand.

The Prius dis­play stand at Tm­keen Youth Sym­po­sium.

KUWAIT: The Com­mer­cial Bank of Kuwait (CBK) took part in the 2016 Global In­for­mat­ics Fo­rum (GIF) which took place re­cently un­der the aus­pices of His High­ness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah. The event was or­ga­nized by the Salem Al-Ali In­for­mat­ics Award un­der the ti­tle of ‘Dig­i­tal Trans­for­ma­tion to­ward Knowl­edge Econ­omy.’ CBK pro­vided sil­ver spon­sor­ship for the event.

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