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Ooredoo celebrates graduation event of 230 women in Wave 7 of Springboard Programme

Ooredoo celebrates graduation occasion of 230 ladies in Wave 7 of Springboard Programme

Held at Grand Millennium, the graduation was attended by Ooredoo executive and management teams and representatives from various sectors, such as the hospitality sector in collaboration with the Ministry of Tourism, SQU, Ibra Haima Women’s Association, a number of government bodies, the Girls School from Nizwa Taimsa and the Child Care Centre.

Ian Dench, CEO of Ooredoo, mentioned, “To date, we have graduated more than 1,200 women from the Springboard programme. When we provide opportunities to teach and empower women, we are creating a lasting impact on future generations as well as enabling women to actively build the economic future of Oman. This programme not only develops key business skills, but it also builds confidence, allowing women to achieve more in all aspects of their lives. We are proud to be playing a supporting role in enhancing Omani women’s skills and knowledge and ultimately building entrepreneurship and a more active role for women in society.”

The Springboard programme, which was created by ladies for ladies, consists of a quantity of elements run more than the course of 3 months.

The workshops tackle subjects such as self-assurance creating, aim setting, networking, function-life balance and important company creating expertise. This wave integrated a quantity of teachers from the education sector across the sultanate as nicely as members of the Ibra Women’s Association and the youngster care centre. Participants have been grouped in teams and tasked with making projects. Wave 7 focused ‘sustainability’ and covered a quantity of themes such as economic guidance, the creation of apps for farmers, SME help apps, on the internet pharmacies and a lot a lot more.

To date, Springboard has been introduced to more than 252,287 ladies in more than 46 nations, with 408 licensed trainers globally, empowering them to harness their talents and reside healthier, happier and a lot more productive lives.

Information Source: Muscat Daily

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