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