Manama, September 26 (BNA) The Royal University for Women and the Bahrain Businesswomen’s Association signed a memorandum of understanding to provide students with the skills and knowledge necessary for business and entrepreneurship.
The partnership aims to strengthen Bahrain’s startup ecosystem, nurture entrepreneurial skills and provide a platform through which participants can share knowledge, experiences and ideas.
Through this partnership, students will be provided with tools, resources, and knowledge to start and develop businesses by providing them with the basics of entrepreneurship, as well as facilitating joint dialogues on entrepreneurship.
The memorandum of understanding between RUW and the Bahrain Businesswomen’s Association includes holding joint events, workshops and a series of lectures on campus.
The President of the Royal University for Women, Professor Yusra Mozaki, said that signing the memorandum comes within the association’s goals in empowering women with the necessary education and training and enhancing their participation in the labor market, through cooperation with various community institutions, including the Bahrain Businesswomen’s Society. To support women with their entrepreneurial skills.
She added that this will be done through workshops and training courses that the two parties will work on organizing in the next stage.
She added that such efforts made by the university strengthen relations with the business community and work in line with Bahrain’s economic vision, where women entrepreneurs from various sectors participate in advancing the national development wheel in Bahrain.
“This agreement with the Royal University for Women is a continuation of our efforts to promote entrepreneurship with a focus on empowering young women, entrepreneurs and businesswomen with the required skills and knowledge,” said BBS President Ahlam Janahi.
“There is also an emphasis on sharing experiences, providing opportunities to earn professional and academic certifications from prestigious educational and training institutions such as RUW for members of the association and their families and working closely with the university through relevant committees to support national events relevant to the experiences of our members.”
The Bahrain Businesswomen’s Society was established in 2000 in Bahrain under the provisions of the Law of Associations, Social Clubs, and Cultural and Private Institutions working with youth, sports and private institutions.
She added that BBS is the first businesswomen’s association in Bahrain and the Gulf region, and has a diverse representation of female entrepreneurs and businesswomen from various sectors.