KUWAIT: ooredoo, is proud to announce sponsoring Kuwaiti triathlete Najla Al-Jeraiwi as its first female brand ambassador for the current season 2018-2019. The sponsorship comes in alignment with the company’s commitment to enriching youth and supporting their passions and also the company’s dedication to empowering women.
Al-Jeraiwi was the first Arab female triathlete representative in the 17th Asian Games, South Korea and the first GCC representative in UCI Road World Championships 2016. She was also the runner-up in the ATU African Triathlon & Pan Arab championship and the GCC cycling champion in both Time Trial and Road race. Al-Jeraiwi is currently the national champion of Kuwait in both triathlon and cycling. She has come in the top 3 in multiple regional triathalons – her next race will be this upcoming March in the Abu Dhabi World Triathlon series
In a statement regarding this, ooredoo Kuwait’s Corporate Communications Senior Director Mijbil Alayoub said, “We have great pride in the achievement of our young promising Kuwaiti female triathlete Najla Al-Jeraiwi. Our commitment to supporting youth and empowering women is deep-rooted within our core values in ooredoo Kuwait. We hope to see more success in the future, and we look forward to bigger achievements on an international scale.”
Supporting youth and empowering women is among ooredoo’s top priorities through its CSR strategy. The company signed a memorandum of understanding with the Ministry of State for Youth Affairs in 2017, to support youth projects and initiatives. ooredoo is continuously working with the Ministry to enrich youth experience in a variety of fields, with a focus on volunteerism.