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INJAZ Bahrain strikes to inspire and empower more students through exciting projects this Academic year

October 28, 2020
finance & economy

INJAZ Bahrain held its first virtual board meeting for the 2020/2021 academic year on 14th October 2020. The meeting was chaired by INJAZ Bahrain Chairperson, Her Highness Shaikha Hessa Bint Khalifa Al Khalifa and discussed INJAZ Bahrain’s ambitious goal and initiatives for the upcoming academic year.

INJAZ Bahrain extended its gratitude to its 20 Board Members for their continued support and contribution to collaborate on various initiatives for the development of the youth of the Kingdom. The meeting highlighted the innovative steps taken by INJAZ Bahrain to promptly covert its program offerings from classroom-led to digital offerings in a short span of time and on-board new learning experiences and digital strategies in collaboration with its’ partners to continue impacting youth and providing them with market related learning experiences.

INJAZ Bahrain proud Board members are: H.H Sh. Hessa Bint Khalifa AlKhalifa – INJAZ Bahrain; Mr. Ali AlBaqali – Alba; Mr. Mohammed AlMoayyed – AlMoayyed International Group; Mr. Anwar Murad – AlSalam Bank; Dr. Shaikh Mohammed Bin Khalifa AlKhalifa – Bahrain National Gas Company (B.S.C); Dr. Abdulrahman Ali Saif – Bank of Bahrain & Kuwait; Mr. Khaled Ebrahim Buhazza – Bapco; Sh. Bader AlKhalifa – Bateclo; Ms. Roula Droubi – Boeing Middle East & North Africa; Mr. Usman Ahmed – Citi Bahrain; Mr. Talal Fuad Kanoo – Ebrahim K. Kanoo B.S.C; Mr. Essa Al Jowder – Ernst & Young; Dr. Abdulrahman Jawahery – Gulf Petrochemical Industries Co. B.S.C; Mr. Garfield Jones – Gulf Hotels Group; Mr. Chris Russell – HSBC; Mr. Sattam Sulaiman AlGosaibi – Khaleeji Commerical Bank; Mr. Abdulhakeem AlKhayyat – Kuwait Finance House; Ms. Dana Buheji – National Bank of Bahrain; Mr. Nezar Banabeela – stc Bahrain; Dr. Ebrahim Janahi – Tamkeen; Mr. Qays H. Zu’bi – Zu’bi & Partners Attorneys & Legal Consultants.

Her Highness Shaikha Hessa Bint Khalifa Al Khalifa, INJAZ Bahrain Chairperson opened the session by thanking the Members for their invaluable support and continued cooperation with INJAZ Bahrain, commenting: “We are proud of the outstanding support and efforts provided by our board members to prepare Bahrain’s youth for the labour market. I would like to extend my heartfelt gratitude to all our partners who have been providing our volunteers with training and employment opportunities to develop and grow in addition to supporting INJAZ Bahrain’s programs within their organizations and keep the learning experience steady despite the COVID challenges. INJAZ has been a pioneer in leading youth development initiatives through its various programs and will continue to explore new means and expand its offering through new partnerships that will have strategic impacts at a National and even Regional level.”

As part of its 2020/2021 strategy, INJAZ Bahrain will be broadening its student outreach through three learning experience paths which includes: Inspire, Accelerate and Build. The educational organization will be launching:

  • New Mentorship program focusing on Youth Leadership and Development,
  • INJAZ Bahrain MasterClass Series which will showcase Bahraini Celebrities and engage them in running workshops for youth and also providing mentoring opportunity for High Potential Youth.
  • Informative and Educational Social Media content through “How to Campaign..” which will provide our Youth, market related insights and tips on various career matters, business matters and personal wellbeing related topics.

In line with its mission to build business leaders by offering real work experiences and career guidance, INJAZ Bahrain will also offer career opportunities including internships and scholarships for its ALUMNI students.

Over the past 15 years, INJAZ Bahrain has empowered more than 250,000 students with the assistance of around 10,000 volunteer who provided their personal time, commitment and passion to bring the world of work into the classroom through their volunteer engagements with schools and students. INJAZ Bahrain’s board members have been instrumental in contributing to the growth and expansion of INJAZ Bahrain’s programs across all educational levels within the Kingdom in a strategic mission to empower Bahrain’s youth to be the employer’s choice when entering the job market, lead successful economic lives and be productive members of their national community.