Elite young Jordanian entrepreneurs meet in Amman, organized by AIESEC

Published January 10th, 2010 - 08:28 GMT

Held on the seventeenth of December at the Ramada Hotel- Amman, "Youth Leadership for an Emerging Jordan Forum – second edition" was hosted by "جمعية تنمية مهارات الشباب القيادية" (AIESEC) with the support of Umniah (gold sponsor), CCC (Silver Sponsor), and “4P's IMC”, AIESEC's national media partners.

The Forum formed a link between university students and the private sector in the hope of creating initiatives for the advancement of Jordan in various sectors, particularly at the Economic and Social Council levels. The forum was launched after the inspiring speech of H.E Senator Aqel Biltaji and was attended by more than one hundred participants from both sides. The event was opened by Miss Refqa Ghaith, Director of External Relations of the General, who urged the participating students to take the initiative in actively participating in the conference. Lana Baddar, President of AIESEC Jordan
The opening was followed by a panel discussion, formed by the Founder of Excellence Consulting Ms. Nisreen Barakat , Umniah CEO  Mr. Hinnawi , Dr. Nidal Fayoumi ''Vice Dean of the Faculty of Management and Business at the University of Jordan'', Dr. Wissam Rabadi President incubator I-Park and head of the Arab Science and Technology, Mr. Khaled al-Kurdi a contributor to the establishment of Jordan's vision 2020, and the President of the YEA, H.E Akel Biltaji. The dialogue positively impacted the attendance of young people through exemplifying their experiences and discussing subjects related to youth leadership, as well as the leadership in establishing their own modern methods of acquiring knowledge and self development.
It's worth noting that AIESEC, the world's largest student organization, is the international platform for young people to discover and develop their potential so as to have a positive impact on society. In addition to providing leadership opportunities and delivering over 470 conferences yearly to its membership base of over 50,000 students, AIESEC also runs an exchange program that enables over 5,500 students to live and work abroad in another country every year. AIESEC is present in 107 countries and territories worldwide.

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