KIB sponsors ‘Expand Your Successes’ female empowerment conference
In line with the Bank’s efforts to promote female empowerment across all sectors, Kuwait International Bank (KIB) recently sponsored Safira CSR Company’s Conference entitled ‘Expand Your Successes: Common Factors of Successful Women’.
Focusing on female empowerment, the conference was designed to provide a platform for industryleading successful women to share their personal experiences, in an effort to highlight how talented women can grow and excel in their fields of choice. It also aimed to encourage talented young women to pursue their professional goals and ambitions across all sectors and industries.
The conference featured the participation of a number of high-profile, influential female figures from both Kuwait and the region. Keynote speakers included Hind Al Sabeeh, Minister of Planning and Social Affairs, and Sheikha Al-Zain Al-Sabah, Undersecretary of the Ministry of State for Youth Affairs, in addition to a number of notable business leaders, entrepreneurs, and activists.
“KIB has always endeavored to lend its support to local initiatives and programs that aim to promote female empowerment within our community. This stems from our deep-rooted belief that women play a vital role in promoting the economic development and overall advancement of the country, and it is crucial that we as a society offer them all the support and encouragement they need in order to best carry out this role,” said Nawaf Najia, Manager of the Corporate Communications Unit at KIB.
He further added: “As a national institution, we are extremely proud to have witnessed the great accomplishments Kuwaiti women have achieved over the past few years. We are also supremely confident that young female talents in this country are poised to realize even greater levels of success and excellence in the business world, and in any field or industry they choose to enter.”
KIB’s sponsorship of the ‘Expand Your Successes’ Conference comes under the umbrella of the Bank’s extensive and inclusive social responsibility program. The industryleading program aims to support and sponsor activities and initiatives which aim to promote development across all areas in Kuwait. The bank is especially focused on encouraging and fostering young local talents, providing them with the support they need to achieve their ambitions and goals, and enabling them to play an active and positive role in national development.