Dr Bola Olabisi, CEO of GlobalWIIN stated that she is absolutely honoured to welcome the Middle East network and delighted that this collaboration with the AL-Saad Foundation would assist with putting the invaluable recognition of the contribution that ingenious women from the Middle East bring to society and the world. “We look forward to the opportunity to put the spotlight on the well deserving women from across the Middle-East while embracing the international participation of various other countries.”
The memorandum was signed by the President of the Al-Saad foundation ,H.H Sheikha Fadyah Saad Al-Abdullah Al-Salem Al-Sabah, and the Ambassador of GlobalWIIN, Eng. Jenan Al- Shehab, in the presence of the Network’s CEO, Dr. Bola Olabisi, and the Chair of (IBTIKAR) Initiative, Sheikha Nabila Salman Al-Hamoud Al-Sabah on the 14th November 2019.
UK based GlobalWIIN signed a memorandum of understanding with Kuwait’s Al-Saad Foundation in Kuwait City to exchange experiences and create opportunities for women inventors and innovators to develop and market their ingenuine projects globally. Chair of the Al-Saad Foundation, H.H Sheikha Fadyah Saad Al-Abdullah Al-Salem Al-Sabah expressed her support for MEWIIN and the importance in recognising and celebrating women inventors in Kuwait and across the Middle-East as they bring crucial solutions to challenging issues.
In a statement on Thursday 14th November, the appointed CEO of MEWIIN and Kuwait’s Ambassador GlobalWIIN, Engineer Jenan Al-Shehab, welcomed the forthcoming launch which will be taking place in Kuwait on March 8, 2020 under the umbrella of Al-Saad Foundation and in cooperation with the Kuwaiti Union of Women’s Association. Eng. Al-Shehab explained that the MOU aims to exchange experiences and cultures in the interest of inventors and innovators in the Middle East and to find mutual opportunities for them to develop their projects and invest in global markets. The Middle East Network will include the well-established annual (IBTIKAR) Award to support inventions and innovations which would provide winners to qualify to participate in the GlobalWIIN Awards in London, United Kingdom.