Jordan recently sponsored the innovation and knowledge conference
“Ibtikarthon”, organized by Princess Basma Youth Resource Center
established under the Jordanian Hashemite Fund for Human Development
(JOHUD), in cooperation with The United Nations Children's Fund
(UNICEF) and with the support of the European Union and the German
Government. It was held as part of the celebrations of World Youth
Day, with the participation of 60 talented young entrepreneurs from
different regions of the Kingdom.
conference aimed at providing participants with the needed personal
and technical skills to transform their creative and technical ideas
into real and working projects, which contribute to finding solutions
to many social issues and providing opportunities to deal with modern
networks and learning from the experiences of their colleagues and
experts and enabling them to reach the entrepreneurial world.
the first two days of the conference, several topics related to
entrepreneurship and innovation were discussed, it also included
dialogue sessions between the participants. On the third day, the
jury selected three entrepreneurial projects and awarded them prizes.
The first prize, with an amount of JD 10,000, was won by “Colshiless”
project that aims to preserve water from leaking, while the second
prize of JD 7,000, was won by the project, "EduGate" for
promoting e-books and the third prize of JD 5,000, was won by the
project "T.P.JO" an application to introduce tourist sites.
on the occasion, Orange Jordan’s PR, CSR and Corporate
Communications Director, Rana Dababneh said: “We at Orange Jordan
are committed to support the various activities, events and
initiatives that strengthen the creativity of young people in general
and the entrepreneurs in particular, because we believe that they are
the leaders of the future who will contribute to the prosperity and
sustainability of economic development. We value the efforts of
JOHUD, in collaboration with UNICEF, to make the conference a success
that aims to support entrepreneurship and innovation in Jordan."
sponsorship of the conference comes in line with Orange Jordan’s
five-year corporate strategy “Essentials 2020”, and its corporate
social responsibility plan, which aims to benefit from the talents of
the local community and invest in them, especially entrepreneurs,
that Orange Jordan is committed to support through providing training
programs, financial support and professional expertise, which help
turn their ideas into real projects.
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