AUBH, CFA Society sign MoU for Youth Development
TDT | Manama
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The American University of Bahrain (AUBH) and the CFA Society Bahrain signed a Memorandum of Understanding to develop mutual initiatives, including supporting the development of students at AUBH.
A signing ceremony was held at AUBH, attended by the CFA Society President, Zeeba Askar, and AUBH President, Dr. Bradley J. Cook. Under the agreement, the CFA Society will engage AUBH students with fieldwork opportunities locally, summer internship programmemes, job shadowing, an executive experience programme, and many more initiatives that aim at enriching the learning experience of students and benefiting their career development.
This MoU also signifies a commitment to jointly support the growth and development of young Bahraini professionals within the financial services sector. AUBH President, Dr. Bradley J. Cook, said, “Our collaboration will provide practical educational and professional experiences for our students and will equip them with the necessary financial literacy skills, thus supporting our mission to graduate individuals who are employment-ready both locally and regionally.”
CFA Society President Zeeba Askar commented: “The collaboration will contribute towards nurturing the future generation of young Bahraini leaders in the finance and investment field with work experience and the opportunity to engage with experienced professionals within the marketplace.”