Huawei has played a central role in developing the skills of Egyptian engineers among Egyptian university graduates in recent years. This was part of their strategy to align their goals with Vision Egypt 2030 and work alongside the Egyptian government in empowering young people and creating a better future for them.
Huawei has succeeded in creating the successful model of the “Golden Triangle” by cooperating with the public and private sectors to help young people achieve sustainable development in all sectors. Although the vast majority of multinational companies are keen to invest in youth empowerment, Huawei tops the list whenever the word ‘Youth’ is mentioned, having been present in the Egyptian market for over 20 years and playing a vital role. young people, developing their capacities, which will have a positive impact on their scientific and practical careers in the future.
As part of its sustainable efforts, Huawei empowers young people to cooperate with governments, local and international ICT companies and civil society organizations as part of their internal and external “empowerment” strategy, in line with Egypt’s Vision 2030 relevant for digital transformation. The strategy involves focusing on two main axes: working to develop the infrastructure of various Egyptian industries and developing the capacities of young people to become a hub for ICT talent in the region.
Huawei has put in place a global model, starting with building the capacities of its employees and providing them with all the means of support: from their training in the field of technology, management and by providing them with the necessary skills. for a sustainable working environment, to the transfer of its expertise to various institutions, clients and young people in universities.
Internally, with regard to the company’s employees and partners, Huawei has provided training programs in various areas related to information and communication technologies and digital transformation. For example, Huawei has collaborated with the Ministry of Electricity to train its employees in the most advanced technologies such as artificial intelligence, cloud computing, big data, security and networks. In addition, Huawei Egypt has trained more than 300 engineers working in 45 companies. Hence, creating an ecosystem in Egypt that serves digital transformation initiatives across the country.
On the other hand, Huawei has succeeded in contributing to the development of the capacities of young people through a number of programs, including:
Huawei Egypt launched the ICT Talent Bank (iTB) program in 2019 and its objective is to participate in the capacity building of ICT Talents necessary for the implementation of Egypt’s digital transformation strategy. It also aims to make Egypt the center of excellence and the hub for ICT talent in the region, building a reliable bridge to connect R&D to talents and talents to industries and businesses. Through this program, Huawei connects the capabilities of students with the labor market. The Huawei Academy has established 70 academies in Egyptian public and private universities and has become a key member of the Digital Egypt Builders Initiative (DEBI) in cooperation with the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, to develop the skills of ICT graduates and enable them to access up-to-date technologies and practical experience.
In addition, it has successfully trained around 15,000 students and graduated over 5,000 students with internationally accredited certificates, as well as trained and accredited over 400 professors from various Egyptian universities on modern Huawei technologies. The company has also cooperated with 43 recruiting companies to help these talents get jobs, as the company seeks to expand cooperation to 100 companies.
It’s no surprise that Huawei’s programs continue to be a successful case study in Egypt, among their pioneering programs, Seeds for the Future, which is the global flagship CSV program launched in 2008 that aims to develop local talent. of ICT, to improve knowledge sharing and to promote better understanding and interest in the ICT industry, which has been and continues to be achieved every year.
It also encourages countries in different regions to participate in the development of digital communities where program participants typically travel to China and explore China’s rich traditions and gain insight into its arts and customs through dedicated classes. Beijing University of Languages and Culture. More than 6,000 students from 126 countries around the world have participated in the program since its launch 12 years ago, in cooperation with local authorities. Huawei will launch the new edition of “Seeds for the Future”, which will be held in September with the participation of various universities in the field of information and communication technologies.
Despite all the successes achieved, Huawei is still keen to continue its work, as it has created in Egypt an ecosystem in the service of the digital transformation initiated in the country. This carries a strong message as Huawei Egypt will continue to implement its empowerment strategy to strongly contribute to uncover the talents of young people and qualify them to become future leaders, so that they can achieve growth and create an endless cycle. sustainable education.