Umniah’s support comes within the framework of its strategic partnership with “Trip To Innovation”, with the common goals to foster leadership and to motivate the youth to translate their innovative ideas into productive projects that contribute to the development of the society.
Ihab Hinnawi, the CEO of Umniah commented: “Our support for this event reflects the company’
Hinnawi confirmed the significance of supporting innovation and creativity as they arepowerful tools to achieve several goals. Theyhelpyouth to transform their ideas to productive projects, thus contributingto alleviate poverty and unemployment, to create added value for the national economy, and participate to the development of sustainable economic and social lifestyle.
Belal Raslan, Trip to Innovation Founder: “Umniah has added a lot of value to the journey of TTI.This yearwe celebrate our second anniversary as an active community for youth in Jordan, we recognize and appreciatethe great support we continuously receivedfrom Umniahon the level of individuals as well as the level of the entire corporate entity.We hope to renew this fruitful relationship in order to reach more youth from all over Jordan, and we are proud that together with Umniah we are building a positive future forour innovative youth in Jordan”
The 7th Trip to Innovation workshop was held at the Amman National Park in the form of a workshop around the theme of “Social Innovation”. The workshop was attendedby 150 Jordanian youth representatives and professionals from various sectors.The event witnessed extensive discussions on the effectiveness of strategies, perceptions and ideas that meet social needsleading to improved current working conditions.
Umniah actively participated in the workshopswhereby the company’s Corporate Communications Manager, Halla Shish,, gave a presentation on the importance of social entrepreneurship and its positive impact through several case studies from across the world.
Shish affirmed the importance of Umniah’s involvement in this event encouraging innovation and entrepreneurship. She emphasized the alignment of this initiative with Umniah’s belonging to positive work with the focus on the youth segmentwho have a powerful presence in our society.
It is worth mentioning that ‘Trip to Innovation’ is a non-profit organization that aims at enhancing creativity between the Jordanian youth. It provides them with several discussions and extracurricular activities designed to equip them with an innovative mentality to enter the business world.