Future looks bright in young hands, says Shaikha Hessa
Bahrain’s future is ought to be bright and optimistic, said Shaikha Hessa bint Khalifa Al Khalifa expressing her confidence in the “powerful potentials’ of Kingdom’s youth. Speaking during an award ceremony to honour the victory of Royal University for Women team “TaaWin”, the Chairwoman of INJAZ Bahrain said, “With such tangible achievements such as that of TaaWin, Bahrain’s future is ought to be bright and optimistic”.
“TaaWin” represented Bahrain in the 12th Annual Young Entrepreneurs Competition held in Kuwait and won the ‘Product of the Year’ award. The winning team members are Alaa Shafeei, Fatema Assad, Asma Almulhem, Marwa Haider, Razan Jamal and Maryam Algaoud. The award was for an innovative book called “RestnGo”, a lightweight book that can be converted to a seat, a side table, a footrest or a piece of decoration in public places, houses and offices. The honouring ceremony was held at the Royal University for Women campus located in West Riffa.
In her address to the students, Chairwoman of INJAZ Bahrain said the Kingdom is honoured to commend the remarkable efforts of the students. “We are extremely proud of where we stand today and looking forward to more success in the future.” “This victory is the fruit of the hard work done by RUW students for the aim of raising the flag of Kingdom of Bahrain high and to emphasise on the high level of performance,” said Dr David Stewart, the acting president of the Royal University for Women.
He further stressed that the victory also reflects the empowerment and dedication of our young entrepreneurs who shall indeed place their biggest marks in the field of entrepreneurship Dr Stewart highlighted that RUW is the first private university in the Kingdom of Bahrain to achieve the HEC Accreditation. Moreover, the Royal University for Women has Won the national competition of INJAZ Bahrain in the category of Best Company – University level for two years in raw. Also, it is the only university that represented the Kingdom of Bahrain in the INJAZ Al-Arab Young Entrepreneurs Competition for two years and won the Best Product Award this year 2018.