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Zain participates in awarding winners of ‘INJAZ Company Program’ competition

Zain, the leading digital service provider in Kuwait, awarded the winning teams of the “Most Innovative Product” category for university and high school students at the INJAZ Company Program Competition as part of its strategic partnership with INJAZ Kuwait.

During the award ceremony, Zain Kuwait’s Chief Corporate Communications and Relations Officer Waleed Al Khashti awarded the winners of the “Most Innovative Product” category that was sponsored by Zain across universities and schools. The event was attended by Chief Executive Officer of INJAZ Kuwait Laila Al Mutairi who recognized Zain’s support to the competition throughout the previous years. Al Khashti awarded ‘Hope Blossoms’ team from Ajial Bilingual School for winning the “Most Innovative Product” category prize for high school students, as well as ‘Meren’ team from Algonquin College for winning the same category for university students.

Zain’s participation in the competition came in line with the company’s strategic partnership as an Innovation Partner with INJAZ, and in line with its Corporate Sustainability and Innovation strategy, which aims at contributing to the development of the youth and education sectors.

INJAZ’s ‘Company Program’ competition aims at encouraging students, from across Kuwait’s universities and high schools, to come forward with their innovative ideas and print a positive change in the society. The competition includes a number of phases, and educates students to make use of business opportunities, launch products, create an added value, and becoming young entrepreneurs.

Zain continues its strategic partnership with INJAZ, through which the company seeks to support and inspire the youth from across Kuwait’s universities and schools. Through their partnership, Zain and INJAZ organize a number of educational initiatives all year long to foster the energies of Kuwait’s youth and support them to further develop and prosper.

INJAZ Kuwait was founded in 2005, as a non-profit, non-governmental organization, driven by Kuwait's private sector. Through strategic partnerships with Kuwait's business and education sectors, and with the help of qualified and dedicated volunteers, INJAZ delivers educational programs on entrepreneurial and leadership skills aimed at inspiring and educating future generations. INJAZ Kuwait is operated by INJAZ Al-Arab.

Since 2005, INJAZ-Kuwait reached over 70,000 students through over 6000 volunteers at over 200 schools and universities in Kuwait to provide students with knowledge and experience that will assist them in their personal and career development.

Source: Zain Press Release