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Emirates News Agency – ‘Hama’ improves future preparation of female national service recruits

DUBAI, 18th September, 2022 (WAM) — Launched in partnership by the Government Development and the Future Office and the National Service and Reserve Staff Authority in June, ‘Hama’ has received an excellent response from key public sector entities, national and international companies, and academic institutions that have partnered to support this new model of national service. “Hama” is the first initiative of its kind that focuses on developing a new generation of skills and improving the preparation of female recruits.

“Hama” equips national service recruits with essential skills for the future in the digital, professional, creative and personal domains. Recruits will have the opportunity to hone the problem-solving and communication skills needed to pursue careers in entrepreneurship, design, innovation, customer service and project management.

Sheikh Ahmed bin Tahnoon: We are proud of the success of “Hama”

Major General of Staff Sheikh Ahmed Bin Tahnoon Al Nahyan, Head of National Service and Reserve Staff Authority, stressed that “Hama” represents an exciting new paradigm for national service in UAE by equipping female soldiers with the skills necessary for a successful career at the conclusion of their service.

Sheikh Ahmed bin Tahnoon said the National Service and Reserve Personnel Authority is proud of the success of this new initiative and its positive impacts on Emirati female recruits and hopes it will increase the number of Emirati women ready to volunteer for national service. The National and Reserve Service Authority will work in partnership with the Government Development and the Future Office to expand the reach of “Hama” and will continue its efforts with future female service recruits to provide Emirati women with specialized skills, a closely aligned goal. on the goals. of national service.

The head of the National and Reserve Services Authority commended “Hama’s” partners in the private and academic sectors for their response aimed at empowering female soldiers and developing their future skills. Sheikh Ahmed further applauded the partners’ keenness to provide high-quality opportunities to Emirati military recruits.

Ohood Al Roumi: Strengthening partnerships with the private and academic sectors equips female soldiers with the future skills they need Ohood bint Khalfan Al Roumi, Minister of State for Government Development and the Future, said underscored the importance of building strong partnerships between public, private and academic sector entities and companies to equip female national service recruits with the necessary skills to shape the success of the UAE in various fields in the future.

Al Roumi said the notable response to “Hama” reflects the importance of such a program in motivating national talents and preparing them for the future. The partners’ awareness of Emirati youth and their potential as national service recruits proves their crucial role in driving change and building a future in which the UAE aims to reach the highest ranks in the world.

She thanked “Hama” partners for their commitment to supporting female national service recruits by improving their skills and preparation for the future and providing them with opportunities for personal development. Al Roumi also noted that the private sector and academic institutions have a central role in developing an ecosystem that fosters and motivates talent. Investing in their minds and energy allows them to grow, develop and participate in shaping the future.

Zaki Anwar Nusseibeh: We share our visions with the ‘Hama’ program in equipping female soldiers with future skills Dr. Zaki Anwar Nusseibeh, Chancellor of the United Arab Emirates University, said: “I am delighted that the University of United Arab Emirates has been selected to participate in such a great initiative to improve the preparation of female national recruits of the eleventh cohort. “Hama” allows them to develop their skills and identify new and future areas that contribute to the development of national service. The scientific and practical capacities of recruits will be further developed by providing them with the knowledge that enhances their aspirations and contributes to building their future career path.

In the four decades since its establishment by the late Sheikh Zayed, the United Arab Emirates University has been an academic destination and a national incubator by offering programs and specializations in science, technology and innovation in order to support and expand the scientific research abilities of its students.

”I would like to salute the insightful vision of our wise leaders who stress the importance of developing education as the core of sustainable and comprehensive national growth and their unending belief in the value of investing in citizens in as the most important element of wealth. in the country.” Dr. Nusseibeh pointed out that UAE has a vital role in “Hama” by equipping female national service recruits with future capabilities and equipping them with a new concept that improves skills needed for their future careers. “Hama” is an incentive for them to continue learning and gaining the skills necessary to participate effectively in building the future of the UAE.”

HE Mr. Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair: “Hama” is a promising concept for sustainable national development Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair, President of the Abdulla Al Ghurair Foundation for Education, said: “I am proud that the Foundation has had the opportunity to equip and empower all female recruits of the Eleventh Cohort with critical skills for the future.

The strength and resilience shown by Emirati women is truly inspiring, and their contribution to building a strong foundation for the nation’s growth and success is absolutely essential. Through this partnership, we will ensure that our nation’s future talent is equipped with the tools to develop their professional and practical skills, enriching their journey to further development and workforce readiness. »

Naglaa Al Midfa: We work with “Hama” to enable female recruits to achieve their ambitions Najla Al Midfa, Executive Director of Sharjah Center for Entrepreneurship “Sheraa”: We are proud to be part of Hama and work closely with locals female recruits not only to unleash their entrepreneurial abilities, but also to empower them to realize their ambitions. We live in a world that is changing at a rapid pace, with new technologies emerging and disrupting industries regularly, and it is paramount that we ensure our national talent pool is prepared for the workforce of tomorrow. .

Najla Al Midfa added: The wise leadership of the UAE has always fostered a culture of innovation and forward-thinking, and in line with this vision, Sheraa believes in harnessing the power of human potential to solve challenges. most urgent in the world. Our partnership with the Government Development and the Future Office demonstrates our shared belief that entrepreneurship is about more than just starting a business. it’s about envisioning a better future for all and creating a lasting legacy of impact. Together, we will train a new generation of changemakers, ready for the future and equipped with the skills to reach new horizons.

Fahad Al Hassawi: We will always empower female recruits professionally and technologically Commenting on du’s participation in “Hama”, Fahad Al Hassawi, CEO of du, said: “It is an honor to be part of the empowerment of female recruits in the UAE. du has a long-standing reputation as a trusted telecommunications partner for envisioning future-proof technologies alongside strong digital transformation efforts. enter the new era of disruption.”

Abdulaziz Al-Sowailim: Partnering with ‘Hama’ is an investment in young Emirati women “We are really proud to partner again with the Government Development and the Future Office on Hama,” said Abdulaziz Al-Sowailim, Chairman- Managing Director of EY Middle East and North Africa (MENA). “Through this initiative, we will provide Emirati military recruits with our knowledge in a wide range of future skills and subjects to ease their transition into the job market. We believe that giving these women the business tools they need to adapting to a corporate environment will not only add value to their long-term careers, but is a direct contribution to the UAE’s national agenda and drive for diversity and inclusion. this collaboration as a strategic investment in the young Emirati women of today to ensure the success of the country tomorrow.”

Naim Yazbeck: We are committed to empowering women so they can achieve more “Making sure everyone stays competitive in the digital economy is critical,” said Naim Yazbeck, Managing Director, Microsoft UAE. “As part of our mission to empower every person and organization on the planet to achieve more, we are committed to empowering women in the UAE and beyond to continue on the path to success in a digital economy. The inspiring recruits of the UAE Women’s National Service demonstrate their commitment to their country every day, setting an example for all, and we are proud to partner with the Government Development and the Future Office to continue this commitment by equipping them with the latest digital tools and knowledge.

Rajai El Khadem: We will support Hama’s program to prepare female cadets for the future Rajai El Khadem, Head of LinkedIn MENA-Government and Academia, said, “We are proud to support Hama in preparing 300 female cadets to enter the work market. after completing their national service. This partnership brings to life LinkedIn’s vision of creating economic opportunity for every member of the workforce: our team and trainers will run an integrated program over 6 months to introduce LinkedIn participants to and how best to leverage the platform to create their professional digital identity. We will also be hosting sessions on various skills such as professional communication, networking, and job interviews, among other topics.”