Ooredoo sponsors 7th generation of Proteges
Underscoring its commitment to creating youth leaders
Ooredoo Kuwait, a member of international Ooredoo Group, has recently announced renewing its sponsorship of the Proteges youth development program in its seventh season. The unique program, which focuses on developing and training a cohort of 25 students between the ages of 16 - 24, will include a trip to the European cities of Prague and Berlin.
Commenting on the sponsorship, Ooredoo Kuwait’s Corporate Communications Senior Director Mijbil AlAyoub said: “We are proud of our partnership with the Proteges for a second consecutive year. The program focuses on a number of core values and skills such as tolerance, critical thinking, and creativity, which are important assets in creating future leaders. It has achieved unparalleled success throughout the years, and we look forward to meeting the graduates of 7th generation of the Proteges.”
Ayoub also reiterated that Ooredoo is keen on supporting initiatives aimed at youth development, and emphasized on the importance of the partnership with various state sectors to accomplish this target. Eman Al-Rasheed, Executive Manager of the Proteges expressed her pride in partnering with Ooredoo for a second consecutive year, which only underscored the values of Ooredoo Kuwait that are in alignment with the program’s aim - supporting youth and providing them with skills that create unique leaders. “We look forward for more partnerships and support in creating a more aware generation of young innovative and creative thinkers,” she added.
The Proteges program was launched in 2010 to mentor youth between the age of 16 and 24 by local iconic figures in different fields.