DOHA: H E Sheikha Al Mayassa bint Hamad Al Thani, Chairperson of Reach Out To Asia (ROTA), underscored a critical purpose girl play in moulding a destiny of communities as she non-stop a sixth Empower Youth Conference yesterday during a Qatar Foundation Student Center.
The three-day Empower 2014 is a discussion on Leadership, Service Learning and Global Citizenship, organized by ROTA annually.
“Empower 2014 is a singular height for a girl to learn their voices and unleash their full potentials to definitely minister in a village and rise their skills, notice and poise in sequence to take effective lead roles in their societies,” pronounced Sheikha Al Mayassa.
“The girl empowerment discussion thought came out of a faith in a significance of girl purpose in moulding a destiny of a communities by their grant in anticipating innovative solutions to their stream and destiny problems. As organisations, a purpose is to support them with life skills and educational collection that minister to turn leaders of a future.”
This year’s discussion welcomed 450 girl activists from opposite countries between a ages of 16 and 26 and is underneath a thesis “Sports for Youth Empowerment”.
Al Mayassa stressed a significance of sports in health and in compelling togetherness among people in a community.
“Sports have a singular change of attracting, motivating and moving youth, as it naturally revolves around sharing. It motivates rendezvous and formation and expresses values such as respecting competitors, usurpation rules, group work and fairness. These are all beliefs enshrined in a UN Charter and a Human Development Pillars of a Qatar National Vision 2030,” she noted.
“This is accurately what we are unapproachable of pity with a Arab and Gulf communities looking brazen to lift recognition of a significance of competition and a efficacy in achieving synergy between a people of one healthy society,” she added.
Acclaimed author, humanitarian and President Barack Obama’s sister, Dr Auma Obama, voiced a same perspective that sports as an fit car to assistance girl rise consolation and rendezvous with their communities.
“Sport is a ideal height for girl to build self-esteem. When girl get to play – even by only participating – they stop feeling that over-emotional clarity of vulnerability, and start to be active participants in their communities. By carrying their accomplishments highlighted, they advantage a certainty to take on incomparable challenges,” she said.
General Secretary of a Supreme Committee for Delivery Legacy, Hassan Al Thawadi delivered a keynote speech.
“We accommodate currently since one common idea brings us all together: Using Sport as a matter for amicable and mercantile change as we work towards a 2030 National Vision. We have always deliberate sports as an preparation apparatus that can be employed for a advantage of a tellurian development,” he said.
The Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy are penetrating to lift recognition of sports significance in a daily life and we are gratified to accumulate with ROTA tonight to foster competition in ubiquitous and Football in particular, as a pivotal cause to unifying girl from opposite backgrounds, and equipping them with a clarity of sportsmanship.”
Sheikha Dr Aisha bint Faleh bin Nasser Al Thani, ROTA house member and Essa Al Mannai, ROTA Executive Director also attended a opening ceremony.
Empower 2014 has brought girl from opposite regions to network with a girl here. Eight organizations from a United States of America, India, a United Kingdom, Lebanon and Qatar will take partial in a discussion and share their capabilities with Empower’s youth: Right to play (Lebanon), Coaches opposite continents (USA), Liverpool Sport Club Foundation (UK), Magic Bus (India), Aspire Academy, Aspetar, Qatar football organisation and Qatar Olympic Committee.