ADEK, startAD honour winners of ‘YouthTech Competition’

CountryUnited Arab Emirates

ABU DHABI- The Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge, ADEK, and startAD at NYU Abu Dhabi celebrate a successful end to the inaugural YouthTech Competition, a part of the Abu Dhabi Inspires programme, with a virtual closing ceremony this week.The ceremony was chaired by Anteneh Zeleke, Youth Entrepreneurship Programmes Lead, and included keynote speeches by Samar Al Mansoori, ADEK Acting Executive Director of Higher Education Sector; Majid Al Shamsi, ADEK Higher Education Business Development Division Director and 42 Abu Dhabi Project Lead; Professor Ramesh Jagannathan, Vice Provost for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at NYU Abu Dhabi and Managing Director of startAD.The competition has seen 173 successful participants, aged 18 to 29 years old from across the UAE, engage in a two-day boot camp, during which they received training and mentorship more...