In line with its commitment to support young and talented Jordanian entrepreneurs, in particular women entrepreneurs, Bank al Etihad has announced its sponsorship of Jordanian businesswoman and founder of Zaytouneh, Fida Taher, winner of EY Jordan’s Emerging Entrepreneur Of The Year award for 2013.
The announcement was made during EY Jordan’s 2013 Jordan Entrepreneur Of The Year award ceremony which took place on Monday April 14, 2014, at the Grand Hyatt Amman Hotel, under the patronage of His Majesty King Abdullah II ibn Al Hussein.
As part of its support, Bank al Etihad will help Taher develop and grow Zaytouneh’s operations beyond Jordan through the provision of premium banking facilities as well as mentoring and advisory services. In addition, Bank al Etihad will cover the full expenses of Taher’s trip to attend the globally-renowned World Entrepreneur Of The Year award event scheduled to take place in Monte Carlo in June 2014. This opportunity will enable Taher to be part of a global entrepreneurial experience, meet international investors, and network and exchange expertise with noteworthy entrepreneurs from around the world.
“Over the past several years, an increasing number of exemplary businesswomen have actively contributed to the advancement of many industries, created local jobs and introduced innovative business ideas. At Bank al Etihad, we are proud to support and showcase the achievements of such outstanding women, and we continuously strive to adopt comprehensive strategies that effectively empower the visionary, talented and accomplished individuals who have achieved remarkable success across the Kingdom’s economic sectors,” commented Bank al Etihad General Manager, H.E. Nadia Al Saeed.
“Fida Taher is a model example of a diligent and determined female entrepreneur who not only has established a brilliant project that has become a part of the lives of many, but was also the only woman to be nominated for the Emerging Entrepreneur Of The Year award for this year. As such, we felt it is our responsibility to extend our support to enable her to reach even greater heights of success and grow Zaytouneh’s operations on the regional and global levels,” she added.
For more information please contact:
Bidaya Corporate Communications
Tel: +962 6 5692008/9
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