Tuesday, April 7, 2020

INJAZ Bahrain concludes the 2019 Young Entrepreneurs Competition

Under the patronage of Her Highness Shaikha Hessa bint Khalifa Al Khalifa, Chairperson of INJAZ Bahrain, the 11th edition of Young Entrepreneurs Competition, held at the Wyndham Grand Manama, was successfully concluded on Tuesday. The 2-day event witnessed student entrepreneurs from around the Kingdom competing to obtain the coveted “University Company of the Year” and “High School Company of the Year” titles in addition to “High School Product of the Year 2019”, “University Product of the Year 2019”, “High School Company for best Social Impact 2019” and “University Company for Best Social Impact 2019” awards.

The two-day event ran a busy agenda starting off with presentations by participating teams and both visits by judges, and ending with an award ceremony.

The 2019 Young Entrepreneurs Competition not only highlighted current achievements but reflected the success of INJAZ students throughout the year, recalling the great success and awards obtained by “CONTRIVE” from Shaikha Hessa Girls School and “TaaWin” from the Royal University for Women during INJAZ Al-Arab 2018 Young Entrepreneurs Competition.

This year’s edition of YEC included 28 teams from 19 secondary schools and 9 from Universities participated in the competition from Abdulrahman Kanoo International School, Ahmed Al-Omran Secondary Boys School, Al-Hekma International School, Al Hidaya Al Khalifia Secondary Boys School, Al Hidd Secondary Girls School, Al Iman Private Schools-Boys, Al Iman Private Schools-Girls, Al Noor International School, Al Taawon Seondary Boys School, Al Tadhamon Secondary Girls School, Arabian Pearl Gulf School, Hamad Town Secondary Girls School, Ibn Khuldoon National School, Al Istiqlal Secondary Girls School, Jidhafs Secondary Girls School, Jidhafs Secondary Boys Technical School, Khawla Secondary Girls School, Naseem International School, Saar Secondary Girls School, University of Bahrain, Gulf University, Al Ahlia University, Applied Science University and Royal University for Women.

While many teams impressed the crowd with their ideas, the judging panel chose the best six companies for 2019. Winning teams included: “MagTag” from Ibn Khuldoon National School won the “High School Company of the Year 2019”, and “AL FAZAA” from Applied Science University won “University Company of the Year 2019”.

“Macrocreativity”  from Hamad Town Secondary Girls School won
the “High School Product of the Year 2019”, and “BTAG” from Al Ahlia University-Business Collage was presented with “University Product of the Year 2019 award”.

As “Bahrain Cup Holder” from Al Iman Private Schools-Boys  won the “High School Company for Best Social Impact 2019” and finally “CAN COMPANY” from University of Bahrain won the “University Company for Best Social Impact 2019”.

The winning teams received the awards from Mr. Abdulhakeem Al Khayyat , INJAZ Bahrain Board Member, Hana Sarwani, Executive Director of INJAZ Bahrain and Latifa Isa Al Bunoodha, Assistant Undersecretary for General and Technical Education at the Ministry of Education

The company program was sponsored by Tamkeen, the strategic partner of INJAZ Bahrain for this program, while the 11th edition of the Young Entrepreneurs Competition was sponsored by Bahrain National Gas (Banagas), the platinum sponsor for this year.

More than 200,000 students from across the Kingdom have benefitted from INJAZ flagship programs over the past 14 years.

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