Organized by AUK’s Center for Research in Informatics, Science and Engineering
Kuwait – 13 May, 2019: Burgan Bank, one of the leading supporters of creative initiatives and knowledge-transfer locally, recently sponsored the American University of Kuwait’s second TEDxAUK, organized by AUK’s Center for Research in Informatics, Science and Engineering (RISE) which was held at the Salwa Sabah Al Ahmad Hall.
Following last year’s successful TEDx platform that hosted an outstanding line-up of inspirational speakers, who shared their personal and professional success stories. This year, Burgan Bank supported RISE Center under the umbrella of KIPCO - the Kuwait Projects Company (Holding).
The 2019 TEDXAUK saw vibrant discussions among student and non-student participants, spearheaded by eight motivational speakers shared their experience. The theme of TEDxAUK will be formed around voyages; concepts of perseverance, learning, personal growth and self-actualization.
TED talks are now a global movement emphasizing meaningful change through the power of ideas. TEDx programs are created in the spirit of TED’s mission to grant communities, organizations and individuals the opportunity to stimulate dialogue through TED-like experiences at the local level. They are designed to inspire innovation, through leadership and visionary insight.
Burgan Bank continues to contribute to youth development through innovative and impactful knowledge-transfer initiatives aimed at widening opportunities for the local youth and building a brighter tomorrow.
Burgan Bank's support of this initiative falls under its dynamic full-fledged community program entitled ‘ENGAGE’ – Together to be the change. This program sheds light on important aspects affecting every segment of the society by promoting social welfare through educational, cultural and health driven initiatives.
Burgan Bank’s approach to 'ENGAGE' begins with a vital principle that as a leading Kuwaiti financial institution, its conduct and policies should be aligned with the needs and interests of the community.