Emirates NBD, a leading bank in the region, announced the winners of an online competition for students, who had participated in the third phase of its Banker for a Day a programme that enables high school students to experience an actual working day at the bank.
Four students, Siddhant Sharma and Aya Ballout from Sharjah English School, Nihad Abdul Aziz from Delhi Private School, Sharjah and Priya Goyal from American Community School, Abu Dhabi, received cash prizes and trophies for essays that detailed their experiences as ‘Bankers for a Day.’ Entries for the online essay competition were judged onthe basis of languageproficiency and creativity. The prizes were presented by Suvo Sarkar, General Manager - Retail Banking; Hessa Al Mulla, HR Business Partner Retail Banking; and Saif Al Mansoori, Deputy Head – Group Marketing and Branding, Emirates NBD.
First launched in April 2011, “Banker for a Day” offers high-school students spanning various schools across the country, an opportunity to experience in real time, a day in the life of a banker. Since the programme first took off, a total of 219 students from 38 different schools of Dubai, Sharjah and Abu Dhabi have completed the programme.