Gulf Bank Participates in Preparing Youth for the Job Market

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Kuwait City, 10 Oct: As part of its strategic partnership with INJAZ Kuwait, and as part of its continuous efforts to support and motivate youth, Gulf Bank participated in the recent seminar titled, INJAZ Talks, in the presence of the Chief Data & Innovation Officer at Gulf Bank, Mai Bader Al-Owaish.

Organized by INJAZ Kuwait, The seminar aimed to provide success models that inspire and motivate young people to engage in the job market, by reviewing the journey of many officials and leaders and their career experiences.

Throughout the seminar, Al-Owaish reviewed her academic and professional experiences to young people approaching the job market, where she answered their questions, and pointed to the great differences between university and practical life, and how to smoothly transition from one stage to another.

Al-Owaish further indicated that she is one of the many examples of Gulf Bank’s pioneering experience in empowering women, which contributed to many women obtaining leadership positions, where their percentage reached 28% out of the total of those positions, which is one of the largest percentages in Kuwait’s banking sector.

Gulf Bank’s participation is part of its ongoing strategic partnership with INJAZ Kuwait, that spans over 17 years, where a variety of effective training programs were provided for youth. This stems from Gulf Banks’ continuous endeavors to support Kuwaiti youth, who represent one of the main pillars in its 2025 strategy and in the Kuwait Vision 2035.

The Job Shadowing program is one of INJAZ’s programs that align with Gulf Bank’s sustainability initiatives, that aims to support youth, by helping them better understand the real work environment, post-university years.

Furthermore, a number of young people who participated in the seminar, stated that the various experiences they heard, helped them form a clearer career vision; as they were experiences shared by officials working in major institutions, that they aspire to work for in the near future.

It is noteworthy that the successful partnership between Gulf Bank and INJAZ Kuwait, has resulted in training about 26,000 male and female students during the academic years of 2022 and 2023, covering various academic levels ranging from primary to university levels, including fresh graduates.

Gulf Bank’s vision is to be the leading Kuwaiti Bank of the Future. The Bank is constantly engaging and empowering its employees as part of an inclusive and diversified workplace in recognition of every employee’s role in delivering customer excellence and serving the community at large. With its extensive network of branches and innovative digital services, Gulf Bank is able to give its customers the choice of how and where to conduct their banking transactions, all while ensuring a simple and seamless banking experience.

Gulf Bank is committed to maintaining robust developments in sustainability at environmental, social and governance levels through diverse sustainability initiatives, strategically selected to benefit the Bank both internally and externally. Gulf Bank supports Kuwait Vision 2035 “New Kuwait” and works with various parties to achieve it.

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