BPW Bahrain Consultative Council holds first meeting

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Manama, Oct. 19 (BNA): The Consultative council of the Bahrain Business and Professional Women International Federation (BPW Bahrain) held its first meeting at BPW premises in Al Andalus Park with board members of BPW, and discussed the best mechanisms to further enhance and develop BPW Bahrain functions and activities, plus empowering more youth to widely enter the entrepreneurship sector and professionalism world. 



During their meeting, the council and board members discussed the main aspects of the new vision for the next phase of BPW’s works and future plans, building on the great achievements by adopting a promising strategy that focuses on supporting more micro projects via high-edge economic incubators and world-class training courses. 



The consultative council members and board members also explored the best practices to bolster the economic growth in Bahrain through supporting entrepreneurship and youth empowerment to launch their own startups and being capable to penetrate the global markets in the near future. 



Commenting, Shaikha Hind bint Salman Al Khalifa, BPW Bahrain President, said: “The significance of forming this consultative council lies upon helping BPW Bahrain to transfer its vision into a new developed level of sustained growth and leading projects, in accordance with the Bahrain Vision 2030 and the UN Sustainable Development Goals.” 



Shaikha Hind bint Salman added: “The council members will contribute in heading the way towards better mentorship and advocacy for a new wave of fresh entrepreneurs, benefiting from their great expertise and big contributions in the field of entrepreneurship. They will also suggest many plana that will make young entrepreneurs capable of entering the labor market with full momentum and high efficiency. The council consists of prominent names in various sectors such as: trade and finance, banking, culture and media, strategic planning, and sustainable development.” 



The consultative council comprises 12 members: Jamal Fakhro managing partner at KPMG, Abdnabi Alshoala founder and board consultant of Alfanar investment holding, Yahya Nooraldeen CEO Ta’azur, Sheikh Mohammed bin Ahmed Al Khalifa Acting Undersecretary for municipalities, Shaikha Hala bint Mohammad Al-Khalifa director of Culture & Arts at the Culture & Archaeology Authority, Suhail Algusaibi founder of Falak Consulting, Mones Al Mardi the editor in chief of Al Bilad daily, Dr. Dawood Nassif Board Director of the Bahrain Petroleum Company (BAPCO), Isa Abdulrahim Chairman of Alhafeera Contracting, Abdulkareem Bucheeri Bahrain Bourse Chairman, Dana Buheji Chief HR Officer at NBB.