Fahed Al-Sumait is the Mass Communication and Media Department Chair at the Gulf University for Science and Technology where he has also served as an Advisor to the Vice President of Academic Services in the capacity of Interim Dean for Student Affairs.

Opening Ceremony, Tuesday, April 12 - 11:00 am, W6-500, English

Antonia Jolic is an Instructor of Visual Communications with the Department of Mass Communications at Gulf University for Science & Technology (GUST). She is trained as a graphic designer and holds a bachelor degree in this field from Monash University, Melbourne, Australia.

Opening Ceremony, Tuesday, April 12 - 11:00 am, W6-500, English

Ali Ansari is a Professor of Applied Mathematics a the Gulf University for Science and Technology (GUST) and is currently the Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences. Professor Ansari obtained his Ph.D. from the University of Limerick, in the area of numerical analysis.

Opening Ceremony, Tuesday, April 12 - 11:00 am, W6-500, English

Fawaz Al Sirri is the founder and Managing Partner, Fawaz established Bensirri PR in August 2008 following a career in communications in Kuwait and the region. Fawaz serves hands-on all Bensirri PR clients and leads on corporate and financial communication initiatives.

The CSR Triangle: PR, Industry and Volunteerism, Tuesday, April 12 -12:00 pm, W6-500, English

Sarah Al Qabandi – Senior specialist CSR and sponsorships Ooredoo Kuwait. Sara has been with Ooredoo corporate communications for 4 years. She worked for 8 years in Human resources, Marketing and project management – National Bank of Kuwait. Sara has MBA from GUST

And Marketing Bachelor’s degree – AUK. She also holds Thukhur entrepreneurship program graduate – Cornell University

The CSR Triangle: PR, Industry and Volunteerism, Tuesday, April 12 -12:00 pm, W6-500, English

Eman currently is the Executive Manager of The Protégés and the Deputy General Manager of Pink Coffee. Eman has a BS in computer information systems from Bentley University. She is one of the members at The Protégés, first generation, and then became a counselor and the Project Coordinator and now a mentor. 

The CSR Triangle: PR, Industry and Volunteerism, Tuesday, April 12 -12:00 pm, W6-500, English

Dr. Abdullah Al-Sumait is the Director General of Direct Aid, and son of the organization’s founder, Dr. Abdulrahman Al-Sumait for whom the Al-Sumait Prize for African Development is named. The annual prize is an initiative of His Highness Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al- Sabah.

CSR and Institutions: Religion, Education and Government. Tuesday, April 12 - 2:00PM, W6-500, Arabic

Saad Al Rajhi works at the Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs. The Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs aims to spread the values of tolerance, modesty, and Islamic morals, as well as increase cultural and religious awareness. 

CSR and Institutions: Religion, Education and Government. Tuesday, April 12 - 2:00PM, W6-500, Arabic

The charity act of AlRahma AlAalamiya works in 15 countries in Africa to achieve its mission. Which is helping people by building schools, development complexes and hospitals. To raise the educational and health services level as well as to support productive families through small businesses.

CSR and Institutions: Religion, Education and Government. Tuesday, April 12 - 2:00PM, W6-500, Arabic

Hussain Al Sharoufi is an Associate Professor of Applied Linguistics at Gulf University for Science and Technology. He has been attached to the English Department since its very inception. In 1995, he started his professional career working at Bucharest University in the English Department. From 1996 to 2001, Al Sharoufi worked also for Spiru Haret University in Romania as a lecturer of Pragmatics. 

CSR and Institutions: Religion, Education and Government. Tuesday, April 12 - 2:00PM, W6-500, Arabic

Saud Aljuwaiyan is an an entrepreneur, and the founder of OXadventure that inspires youth through travel to countries where they leave their comfort zone behind. He previously worked at the Ministry of Electricity & Water Technical & Historical Information.

Saud Aljuwaiyan, Tuesday, April 12- 3PM, W6–500, English

Bibi Nasser Al-Sabah is the founder of Social Work Society of Kuwait (SWS), an organization that aims to protect the rights of migrant workers in Kuwait focusing mostly on the protection of domestic workers. The organization was established in 2005. Bibi and her colleagues' primary work is to attend to domestic worker complaints.

Giving Back: Civil Society & Social Responsibility. Tuesday, April 12- 3PM, W6–500, English

Louloua Al-Rodaini is the Director of Taqabal: Kuwait's National Mental Health Awareness Campaign. She is also a trainer in the Tolerance Program for training youth on the basic principles of human rights under the Human Line Organization. Her previous work includes UNDP-Kuwait's Youth Programme. Louloua earned her B.S in Foreign Service from Georgetown University.

Giving Back: Civil Society & Social Responsibility. Tuesday, April 12- 3PM, W6–500, English

Saba Al-Fuhaid is a Diplomatic Attaché at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the State of Kuwait. Before joining the ministry, Saba worked as a Communications Officer at the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

Giving Back: Civil Society & Social Responsibility. Tuesday, April 12- 3PM, W6–500, English

 

Farid Al Fouzan is the Founder of Deeratna charitable organization. Mr. Al-Fozan possesses more than 25 years of experience in various sectors including trading, real estate, and energy. Mr. Al-Fozan obtained his bachelor’s degree in Finance and Banking from Kuwait University.

Fostering Collaborative Networks by Spread the Passion. Tuesday, April 12- 6~8PM, W6–500, Arabic

Hanouf Al Juhail, founder of the House of Butterflies, leads by example as she incorporates principles of social responsibility and environmental sustainability into her social business.  Hanouf obtained the idea  of the House of Butterflies during her study in The United States.

Fostering Collaborative Networks by Spread the Passion. Tuesday, April 12- 6~8PM, W6–500, Arabic

Eng. Bashayer I. Al Awwad, has a B.S Computer Engineer from Kuwait University, and Diploma in French language (DELF). She is the General Director, Kuwait Voluntary Work Center Director, and the President of International Women’s Day Summit IWDS 

IEEE Kuwait Section Board Member and WiE committee Chairwoman.

Fostering Collaborative Networks by Spread the Passion. Tuesday, April 12:00- 6~8PM, W6–500, Arabic

 

Rabaa Al- Hajeri is currently the Head of Communication at the NGO, LOYAC. For the past 3 years Rabaa has been serving the Arab youth and their communities across regional borders through LOYAC, by providing personal and professional development programs that hope to enable the youth to better serves themselves and their overall community. 

The CSR Triangle: PR, Industry and Volunteerism, Tuesday, April 12 -12:00 pm, W6-500, English

 

Kefaya Al-Alban is the General Manager Manager of International Training Center Gate. Training Gate International (TGI) is a non-profit organization established in July, 2009, as a specialized human resources development organization focusing, in collaboration with international partners, on training and skills development for people with disabilities.

CSR and Institutions: Religion, Education and Government. Tuesday, April 12 - 2:00PM, W6-500, Arabic

Dr. Fatemah Al Mousawi is the founder of the organization Spread The Passion, and ‘At a Hub’.  Dr. Fatmeah started its voluntary organization in 2010 and managed to participate in 200 activities, winning several awards for her voluntary projects.

Fostering Collaborative Networks by Spread the Passion. Tuesday, April 12- 6~8PM, W6–500, Arabic

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