Design Your Future (DYF) announced the third episode of its podcast series featuring interviews with leading Bahrain business figure. The DYF campaign, which was founded and organized by FinMark Communications in strategic partnership with Tamkeen and the support of Lead Finance Partner CrediMax, is dedicated to empowering high school graduates, university students, and vocational training program participants to proactively strategize and construct their future paths.
The launch of the episode was hosted by NGN International, a leading Bahraini IT systems integrations and managed Security Service Provider (MSSP).
Commenting at the launch, Mr. Yaqoob Al-Awadhi, CEO of NGN, conveyed his delight at the collaborative effort that led to the organization of the event, highlighting the importance of these activities for the younger generation and the important platform DYF has created to help the next generation of Bahraini talent improve their skills and train for future professional success.
In his welcoming remarks, Mr. Al-Awadhi underscored the significant value of Mr. Alsharifi’s extensive expertise in the realm of Islamic banking and finance. He commended Mr. Alsharifi for imparting valuable counsel to aspiring individuals across various relevant domains.
In the episode, Mr. Alsharifi shared insights into his career trajectory within the banking sector, drawing from his experience in steering BisB. He emphasized the pivotal role of technology and innovation in elevating customer experiences and advancing the domain of Islamic banking. Furthermore, he offered valuable counsel to ambitious young individuals aspiring to excel in the realms of business and finance, equipping them with knowledge on the essential skills required for future career advancement.
Mr. Alsharifi encouraged young professionals to nurture bold and innovative perspectives, affirming the significance of investing in acquiring contemporary skills relevant to the dynamic banking and finance sector. He underscored the necessity of preparedness to confront challenges and seize emerging opportunities in the business landscape. He also highlighted that attaining success in any field hinges on creative thinking, fostering a robust growth-oriented mindset, and staying adaptable in response to market shifts and global digital trends.
Ms. Zahraa Taher, Managing Director of FinMark Communications and Head of the “Design Your Future” campaign, stressed the importance of this campaign in helping students to give them opportunities that will develop their skills and better influence their future. She went on to thank Mr. Alsharifi for his valuable input and extended her appreciation to NGN for hosting the third episode.
Running across a 12-month timeline, the DYF campaign adopts a highly comprehensive approach, featuring a well-designed and diverse programmer of activities tailored to foster hands-on learning and personal growth. These activities encompass a spectrum of interactive sessions and events, facilitated by HR, education, and cross-industry experts, all aimed at equipping individuals with the skills and knowledge necessary to flourish in their respective career journeys.