HE Sheikha Hind bint Hamad al-Thani, founder and chairperson of Teach For Qatar, and Ali Ahmed al-Kuwari, chief executive officer, Qatar National Bank (QNB), have signed a partnership to promote education.
QNB joins Teach For Qatar as its newest partner as both parties share a commitment towards advancing education in Qatar, by contributing to the development of the local independent school system.
As a result of the agreement QNB’s CEO will now hold a seat on the Teach For Qatar board of directors. Additionally, QNB will endorse Teach For Qatar’s mission and vision through funding and networking opportunities. QNB will also support the Teach For Qatar secondment programme by offering its employees the opportunity to join the Teach For Qatar Fellowship.
Mohammed Fakhroo, CEO, Teach for Qatar, said, “We are delighted to welcome QNB and appreciate their support of our mission. We look forward to welcoming QNB members into our next cohort through our secondment programme, a unique opportunity for QNB employees to enhance their leadership skills while contributing to the learning and development of our nation’s future leaders.”
Al-Kuwari added, “As the country’s first Qatari-owned commercial bank, we have an obligation to give back to the community, and we are delighted to join Teach For Qatar in its efforts to improve the local education sector, in line with the Qatar National Vision 2030.”
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