Khaddouj Benkhadra Speaker in the Gender and Employability in the Arab World Symposium
MTDS ICT4D specialist, Khaddouj Benkhadra was a featured speaker in the February 13th Youth, Gender and Employability in the Arab World Symposium held at the Faculty of Letters and Human Sciences, University Mohammed V-Agdal. The event was organized by FHI 360, in collaboration with the University Mohammed V and with the financial support of the General Electric Foundation. Ms. Benkhadra presented the innovative youth employment portal www.moustaqbali.ma created by MTDS with funding from USAID Morocco in 2008. According Benkhadra, “Moustaqbail.ma capitalizes our youth’s love of the Internet to help them discover career options, identify training institutions, and find their first job.” She adds, “The portal hosts many interactive and multimedia applications to boost youth employability in Morocco.” Since 2009 MTDS hosts and manages the portal as part of the company’s corporate social responsibility program.
For more information about the symposium see: http://youthempowerment360.org/moustaqbali-ma-web-2-0-for-youth-employment/
You can watch the intervention via the link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=62gEZWm9_VA