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Zain Bahrain joins forces with Google Developer Group Manama to empower women in tech

Zain Bahrain, a leading telecommunications provider in the Kingdom, has signed a new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Google Developer Group Manama (GDG Manama), a Google-approved community of developers in the Kingdom of Bahrain, in efforts to further promote Zain’s leadership role in empowering women in technology.

Zain Bahrain and GDG Manama will collaborate on several workshops and initiatives hosted by GDG Manama under the theme of Women TechMakers. The MoU will also see GDG Manama using Zain’s facilities to host the activities, as well as gaining access to Zain employees for knowledge sharing and exchange opportunities, aimed at empowering women and helping them to flourish in the fields of technology and technology entrepreneurship.

The MoU was signed between Abdulla bin Khalid Al Khalifa, Director of Corporate Communications and Investor Relations at Zain Bahrain, and Lana Al-Attar, Founder, and Lead of GDG Manama.

Abdulla bin Khalid Al Khalifa, Director of Corporate Communications and Investor Relations at Zain Bahrain, said: “Zain Bahrain has always been committed to playing a vital role in empowering women in the Kingdom to become leaders in the technological field. Our new MoU with GDG Manama falls in line with our strategic approach directed at supporting talent development in the Kingdom. Zain Bahrain implements numerous training programs and initiatives dedicated to developing and supporting the professional growth of women across various domains. We look forward to collaborating with GDG Manama to further build women’s technological skills through new learning experiences.”

Zain Bahrain is renowned for providing new and innovative initiatives that will raise the profile of the local market, build employee competencies, and align with the values of Bahrain Vision 2030. 

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