Ooredoo’s ambassador Al Jeraiwi wins silver in Sharm Al Shaikh
KUWAIT: Ooredoo Kuwait’s brand ambassador the tri-athlete Najla AlJeraiwi won the silver medal in the African Triathlon Union Cup - the Pan Arab Competition, which was held earlier in Sharm Al Shaikh. The title she earned is yet another success in the athlete’s sports journey.
Ooredoo Kuwait’s Corporate Communications Senior Director Mijbil Alayoub lauded the achievement, noting that it counts as an achievement for all the youth of Kuwait. He added: “We have great pride in the achievement of our young promising Kuwaiti female tri-athlete Najla Al-Jeraiwi. We strongly believe that with the right support, our youth can reach their highest potential.”
Earlier this year, Ooredoo proudly announced its sponsorship to Kuwaiti Tri-athlete Najla Al-Jeraiwi as its first female brand ambassador for the current season 2018-2019. The sponsorship comes in alignment with the company’s commitment to enriching youth and supporting their passions and the company’s dedication to empowering women.
Al-Jeraiwi was the first Arab female tri-athlete representative in the 17th Asian Games, South Korea and the first GCC representative in UCI Road World Championships 2016. She was also the runner-up in the ATU African Triathlon & Pan Arab championship and the GCC cycling champion in both Time Trial and Road race. AlJeraiwi is currently the national champion of Kuwait in both triathlon and cycling. She has come in the top 3 in multiple regional triathlons, and won the gold medal in the Abu Dhabi World Triathlon last March.
Supporting youth and empowering women is among Ooredoo’s top priorities through its CSR strategy. The company signed a memorandum of understanding with the Ministry of State for Youth Affairs in 2017, to support youth projects and initiatives. Ooredoo is continuously working with the Ministry to enrich youth experience in a variety of fields, with a focus on volunteerism.