The College of Science at Imam Abdul Rahman bin Faisal University, represented by the Agency for Studies and Community Welfare, concluded the Young Leadership Industry Program, a program with the Association for the Care of Orphans in the Eastern Province (Binaa). The Dean of the College of Science, Dr. Amal bint Lafi Al-Otaibi, stated that one of the training programs offered by the College of Science seeks to create leaders, which shows the college’s keenness in community participation, and would enhance the confidence of beneficiaries and improve their leadership skills.
This program is part of series of courses and achievements carried out by the college through its agencies and in cooperation with the relevant authorities. Dr. Ibtisam bint Muhammad Abatain stated that it is not hidden from all of us that young leaders play an important role in our world today in all fields. Considering that youth are the biofuel for any society in terms of giving, creativity and enthusiasm to build. The interest in developing young leadership competencies and investing in what is available has become a very important matter, because of the high hopes in youth when it comes to management and production. The program aims to promote the leadership and cognitive skills of twenty-five female secondary school students over a period of two weeks in order to improve their leadership personality and enhance their ability to solve problems and develop their skills in social innovation. She added that during the closing ceremony, initiatives for the female students participating in the program were presented, which are projects that simulate the 17 goals of the United Nations in the field of sustainable development, which are among the axes of the vision of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia 2030.
The head of the program, Rehab Ali Al-Dosari, indicated that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia lives according to a strong and authentic social fabric that enhances its culture in various aspects of social life. (The Young Leadership Industry Program) is considered as a smart environment that provides all these requirements by transforming their ideas into practical initiatives and facilitating mechanisms that keep pace with the latest developments and lead them to contribute more to the economic and social process and improve their quality of life in society. The initiatives presented by the participants will contribute to raising the quality of the services provided to society in all areas.