Giving youth the chance to be taught from the nation’s brightest change-makers, the Qatar Youth Energy (QYP) Convention happened nearly on June 10 and 11 in partnership with Maker Majlis – a platform underneath the School of Islamic Research (CIS) at Hamad Bin Khalifa College (HBKU).
The nation’s first and solely student-initiated convention aimed to develop, join and empower the youth of Qatar to positively impression their communities, HBKU stated in a press assertion.
QYP 2021 took members on a journey of private development that aimed to unlock their potential by creating members as people, connecting this to the native and wider group, and lastly, empowering them to take this functionality globally. Reflecting the theme in her opening keynote, ‘Empowering Your self is Empowering Others’, Fatima El Mahdi, head of Thimun Qatar, contended that youth empowerment is management and having the ability to empower others.
Among the many invited audio system have been HBKU’s Dr. Evren Tok, assistant dean of Innovation and Neighborhood Engagement, affiliate professor of Islam and International Affairs, and founding father of Maker Majlis. Inspiring Qatari function fashions, youth entrepreneurs, audio system from the World Innovation Summit for Training (WISE), Save the Dream and figures akin to Khalifa al-Haroon, founder and CEO of ILoveQatar.web, and slapstick comedian Hamad al-Mari, led impactful periods that gave the youth the training and instruments essential to make a change.
With a give attention to self-awareness and self-development, eight thematic workshops included Sport Values, Youth and International Citizenship Youth; Local weather Activism within the Arab World; and Journey of an Entrepreneur. Bayan Khaled, a analysis fellow at CIS, featured as a speaker at a panel dialogue on religion and youth on social media, with Iman Ismail, a senior at Georgetown College in Qatar.
Distinctive convention periods included the ;Hearth Chat’, which mentioned empowering girls within the area and growing their participation within the public sphere, in addition to the challenges dealing with youth striving to create social change. The convention closed with a keynote on ‘Youth Empowerment and Training for Future Change Makers’.
Talking after the convention, Dr Tok stated: “Somewhat than a person endeavour, main change that transforms our societies is linked to empowering others first, and this understanding was on the coronary heart of the primary Qatar Youth Energy Convention. We got down to assist taking part youth achieve a greater understanding of how they will use their potential for the betterment of their communities, and, consistent with our focus at CIS and Maker Majlis, to realize the Sustainable Growth Objectives. We thank our occasion companions for sharing in our message and enabling this profitable effort to empower our youth.”
QYP 2021 companions included ILoveQatar.web; Qatar Medical College students Affiliation, College students Qatar, Greener Future, talabat and Doha Environmental Actions Mission.
For extra data on the work of the School of Islamic Research and Maker Majlis, one can go to https://www.hbku.edu.qa/en/cis/maker-majlis