October 22, 2018

Hessa bint Khalifa, person of the Year in Bahrain 2018

Sheikha Hessa bint Khalifa Al Khalifa – Picture by INJAZ Bahrain.

25 April 2018: Her Highness Sheikha Hessa bint Khalifa bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa, wife of His Majesty the King of Bahrain’s Personal Representative, HH Sheikh Abdullah bin Hamad Al Khalifa, was granted the “Person of the Year” award in her capacity as chief executive of INJAZ Bahrain for her promotion of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) at the Sheraton Hotel in Manama. The award comes as a recognition for Her Highness’ efforts with INJAZ Bahrain, which span over two decades.

Sheikha Hessa has been active in youth-empowering initiatives and developmental projects, which have contributed in boosting voluntary work. Her positive activism efforts are directly responsible for Bahrain’s status on the regional and international map as a leader in youth empowerment and community stability.

INJAZ has implemented several entrepreneurial programmes across the kingdom that span through intermediate, middle, high school and higher education. Sheikha Hessa bint Khalifa recently held an allocution during the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Conference hosted by Kingdom University highlighting INJAZ’s accomplishments in Bahrain and across the Gulf region.

NJAZ Bahrain is a non-profit organization that was established in 2005 as part of Junior Achievement Worldwide with the aim of empowering young people to own their economic success and be prepared for today’s business challenges. With the help of its partners and volunteers, INJAZ Bahrain impacts thousands of students every year bringing them closer to the real world and opening their minds to their own potential.

Sheikh Hessa bint Khalifa holds a Master of Science from London School of Economics, is a Permanent Member of the Board of the Supreme Council of Women led by HRH Princess Sabika bint Ebrahim Al Khalifa, First Lady of Bahrain, since 2004.

For further information:
INJAZ Bahrain: http://injazbh.org/inner.aspx?PMID=2#31
Supreme Council for Women: http://www.scw.bh/en/Pages/default.aspx
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Picture by INJAZ Bahrain

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