KIPCO –the Kuwait Projects Company –actively participated in the 31st Conference of the National Union of Kuwaiti Students –USA Branch (NUKS-USA). KIPCO is the Platinum Sponsor of the event for the fourth consecutive year. The conference, held under the auspices of H.H. the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al Mubarak Al Hamad Al Sabah, is taking place in San Francisco, California.

Speaking at the opening ceremony, Ms Eman Al Awadhi, KIPCO’s Group Communications Director, said:

“Kuwait’s most valuable asset is its youth. The success of our nation in the future depends on people like you. Aspiring students like yourselves, who seek knowledge from the world’s top universities, are the core foundation of Kuwait’s successful future. As part of KIPCO’s corporate ethos, we strongly believe in developing young leaders’careers and equipping them with the necessary skills to accommodate the many roles needed by Kuwait’s private sector.”

She added:

“Kuwait’s business potential and professional market still holds many opportunities to help grow different businesses. KIPCO continues to reiterate its underlying support to the young generations to truly bring out their best abilities and develop them to become tomorrow’s decision makers. The ultimate aim is to realize the returns of a skilled human capital investment that is dedicated to achieving higher levels of success.”

During the event, KIPCO also took part in the career fair, where it was represented by Burgan Bank, the largest member of the KIPCO Group. Representatives from the bank interacted with the participating students, with a primary focus on identifying talented individuals that are interested in Kuwait’s expanding banking sector.

Burgan Bank presents a successful model of a private sector firm’s ability to attract young, ambitious Kuwaitis, provide them with the skills through structured training and development programs to mold them into successful bankers. The bank strives to invest in its employees, reward them with best-in-class benefit programs and pave the road for them to take advantage of the various career development and growth opportunities available within the bank.

Marina FM, a member of the KIPCO Group, is a Media Sponsor of the conference, and is covering the wide range of activities taking place.