24/09/2016

Knowledge Oman Holds its First Annual Meeting

Knowledge Oman (KO) held its first annual meeting discussing 2016 -2018 direction and celebrated the appointment of the new management at Park Inn Hotel in Muscat with the presence of the Board of Directors and its members.

The meeting agenda started with an introduction and welcoming remarks, followed by a number of presentations through which KO's team leads introduced their annual plan, including HR and Administration, Partnership and External Affairs, Marketing and Communications, Research and Development, Learning and Development and Seminars. It is also announced that A number of workshops, seminars and training programs will be carried out in partnership with government and private entities.  In addition, the training and consulting team has been newly introduced to Knowledge Oman and will be providing a number of services starting from this year.

During the event, KO members organized team building activities to introduce the new joiners and get them involved.

During the meeting representing KO’s board of directors, BabySam Samuel defined the roles and responsibilities of the Board of Directors. The Board is chaired by Tariq Al Barwani and includes board members Rym Aoudia and BabySam Samuel.

Following his appointment as a new president, Said Albusaidi said in his speech, “although I’m entrusted with a great responsibility to lead such a pioneering initiative, I believe with the talents and enthusiastic multicultural and Omani youth it has, Knowledge Oman will make a great social impact in the community.”
Adding, “as we recognize the need to enable a diverse economy beyond dependency on the oil & gas sector, our vision in KO will focus on nurturing a leading solution-oriented society, and enable capacity-building for the people to achieve this mission. Knowledge Oman will continue undertaking this role with leadership in social innovation development."

Established in 2008, Knowledge Oman is an award-winning community platform that is serving Oman's lead in social innovation. Knowledge Oman reaches out to empower social entrepreneurs, facilitate nation-wide knowledge transfer and promote Private-Public-Partnerships (PPP) in the country that serve society's progress. It is a platform of community talent working together for social impact. Knowledge Oman takes lead to empower social innovation nation-wide through its programs, initiatives and partnerships that span both the digital arena and community-based outreach.
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