Participants of Social Leaders Program by Injaz
As part of INJAZ’ efforts to encourage Social Leadership among Jordanian youth, INJAZ conducted the Social Leaders Program Open Day yesterday evening with attendance of Jordanian social leaders and the program participated students. SLP is an evident that with proper guidance, the youth are capable of not only inflicting change, but are able to become change itself. Poverty, political turmoil, lack of resources and low quality of education are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the challenges our youth face, and it is in the hands of Jordanian youth to change their future. the open day opened the chance for the students to present their project to the social leaders and having feed back from them.
The CEO of INJAZ Deema Bibi said: "The SLP will expose the participating youth to reading material focused on leadership that is inspirational, informative and motivational to broaden their horizon and prepare them to embark on a journey of personal discovery and change. The program will create a space for highly successful key business and social figures acting as mentors and Jordanian youth to engage in intense discussions and learn from each other to eventually melting them into activists of social change and future leaders of progress. Business principles are unified with social venture to create Social Leadership Projects that will transform the youth involved into a formidable force of change, one that is educated, well informed, well rounded and equipped to lead our society towards achieving its full potential."
The SLP Projects were: ( INDIMAJ Project from the Students Odai Amayrh and Mr.Maher Kaddoura as his mentor, Kalemeh Project from the Students Rasha Boucai and Mr. Ahmad Tantash as his mentor, Warshih Project from the Students Shadi Haddad and H.E. "Shadi Ramzi" Majali as his mentor, Abshir Project from the Students Ala' Mufleh and Ms. Reem Abu Hassan as his mentor, Tahwele Project from the Students Dina Batshon and Ms. Haifa Yousef Najjar as his mentor, Step & Mile Project from the Students Ali Khamees and Dr. Amjad Aryan as his mentor, Health Project from the Students Nadia Saudi and Ms. Samar Dudin as his mentor, Malaebna Project from the Students Reyad Shammout and Mr.Maher Kaddoura as his mentor, Irmah Project from the Students Anas Darwish and Mr. Ghassan Nuqul as his mentor).
INJAZ first started in 1999 as a USAID funded program and in 2001 it became an independent non-profit Jordanian organization under the patronage of Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah with the mission of inspiring and preparing young Jordanians to become productive members in their society and succeed in the global economy. Since its inception, INJAZ has successfully reached over 650,000 beneficiaries across Jordan.