Huawei launches academy ambassador program to empower youth into digital future

EGYPT – Huawei Technologies, a leading global provider of information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure and smart devices, has launched “Huawei Ambassadors program,” to empower young people into digital future.

The program aims to build up ICT talents to become Huawei’s ambassadors, sharing acquired knowledge and raising awareness among their peers about Huawei’s activities and training programs inside and outside the campus.

It also targets students to empower them in the field of ICT to foster the state’s sustainable development goals Egypt Vision 2030.

Huawei will provide all necessary support to their ambassadors including an advanced leadership program, in cooperation with the ministry.

The launching ceremony was attended by Dr. Hesham Farouk, Assistant to the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research for Digital Transformation, among others.

The Egyptian government is keen to collaborate with the private sector in the field of building digital capacities to enrich students’ capabilities to meet the labor market requirements,” said Dr. Hesham Farouk

Huawei Academy Ambassadors is part of long-term cooperation between the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research and Huawei Egypt in the field of ICT capacity building.”

Farouk further explained that as the ministry is committed to expanding in establishing new specialized universities, it strives to maintain its robust collaboration with Hauwei in upcoming initiatives, including establishing new laboratories within universities.

Mr. MaBen, Board Member, Managing Director of Public Affairs and Communication Department at Huawei Egypt, expressed his elation with the ambassadors, saying: “We, at Huawei Egypt, are keen to cooperate with our partners in both public and private sectors to enable the Egyptian youth through various initiatives and training programs.”

“We are committed to transforming Egypt into a digital hub in the region; contributing to the sustainable development strategy Egypt Vision 2030.”

Other programs such as iTB Talent Bank which is a key pillar of Huawei Egypt, have so far, established more than 75 academies, equipped with 650 trainers, trained more than 20,000 talents, and granted 8000 international certificates.

Furthermore, over 60 companies in the communications and information technology sector joined the program to offer job opportunities to the program’s talents. Therefore, the program was expanded to include new pillars in alignment with the State’s Vision 2030.

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