Injaz Bahrain outlines 5-year strategy
MANAMA, 12 days ago
Injaz Bahrain, a leading non-profit organization focusing on youth economic empowerment, recently held its board mmeting to discuss key issues and to outline its five-year strategy.
The board strategic retreat held at the GPIC Club in Bahrain saw the members led by Shaikha Hessa Bint Khalifa Al Khalifa, the executive director of Injaz Bahrain focus on the current economic, educational and social challenges, areas of development and opportunities facing youth development across multiple age groups and capitalize on exposure at a national and international level.
In her introductory note, Shaikha Hessa stressed that Injaz had established a solid foundation for continued growth, sustainability and excellence through the generous ongoing support received from 18 organisations representing different sectors in Bahrain and the support of the Ministry of Education over the past 12 years.
"The dedicated commitment from our board members has given us the confidence to set ambitious plans and aim high," she stated.
"The support we receive goes beyond ordinary financial support and providing of volunteers, but also includes event and program sponsorships, knowledge and expertise sharing, and provision of valuable mentorship and internship learning opportunities for our students," said Shaikha Hessa.
Since inception in 2005, Injaz Bahrain has been active in engaging the private sector in the development aspect by partnering with major private sector corporations with the aim of empowering youth to own their economic success.
The Injaz Bahrain board of directors is considered as one of the most powerful and diversified such bodies in the Kingdom. It is comprised of 7 national and international banks representing the banking sector; namely, Bank of Bahrain and Kuwait, Ithmaar Bank, Al Salam Bank, Kuwait Finance House, CitiBank, HSBC and Khaleeji Commercial Bank. Also on the Board are large industrial companies, which include Gulf Petroleum Industries Company (GPIC), Bapco, Alba and Banagas. The services sector is represented by Batelco, Gulf Air, Gulf Hotel Group and FP7, in addition to Tamkeen, E&Y, and Qays H. Zu’bi Attorneys & Legal Consultants.-TradeArabia News Service