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Shell launches Stem initiative at Dubai event

DUBAI, UAE , April 18, 2016

Royal Dutch Shell launched its Stem initiative at Think Science 2016, an educational fair being held at the Dubai World Trade Centre from April 17-19.

The oil conglomerate called for the increased adoption of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (Stem) educational degrees for careers that will foster sustainable ideas for the future of the Emirates.

In his keynote presentation to the Think Science students, Ali Al Janabi, vice president and country chair for Shell Abu Dhabi, highlighted the value of science education and its far-reaching impact on the economic development in the UAE.

“At Shell we understand that investing in the youth is critical to sustainability and to boosting competitiveness. We are proud of our partnership with the Emirates Foundation and its Think Science Programme which provides a platform to become actively involved in the community and contribute to youth development,” he said.

According to a press statement, Think Science is one of the biggest events of its kind in the region, attracting thousands of regional school and university students, parents, academics and even investors and private sector representatives.

Think Science is a platform for UAE youth to further develop their curiosity and knowledge in the field of Science and Technology potentially leading to investigating solutions that tackle real world problems. Shell’s stand at the Think Science Fair provides an opportunity and a platform to connect with students and educate them about world Class Technology at Shell, the statement added. – TradeArabia News Service
 

 

 




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