Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University honours graduates of the “Emirati Explorer” Program
The Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) has recently held an event to honour the graduates of the “Emirati Explorer” Program, in the presence of H.E. Hessa Bint Essa Buhumaid, Minister of Community Development and H.E. Lieutenant General Dhahi Khalfan Tamim, Deputy Chairman of Police and General Security of Dubai and Chairman of HBMSU Board of Governors. The event was organized in collaboration with the Ministry of Community Development, under the patronage of the Emirates Talent Association.
The Emirati Explorer Program is an initiative that aims to strengthen the Emirati scientific community in line with the University's strategy to develop young talents skilled in leadership and technology. The graduation ceremony themed ‘We Discover the Future,’ was held at the DP World Pavilion and the Fazaa Pavilion at the Expo 2020 Dubai, bringing together 20 talented graduates, along with their parents and several key officials.
The graduation ceremony was accompanied by a 'Talent Session' at the DP World Pavilion, during which the students presented their projects developed during the program. The attendees also enjoyed a stimulating and vibrant presentation that showcased explorers' talents and inventions in accordance with the Expo 2020 Dubai theme, ‘Connecting Minds, Creating the Future.’
This was followed by the ‘Talents’ March’, a session where the graduates, accompanied by their families, VIP guests, partners, and media professionals marched to the Wall of Talents at the Fazaa Pavilion. Students held cards with their name, year of birth, and potential designation, that were displayed on the newly inaugurated ‘Wall of Talent,’ allowing visitors to identify and learn more about the future innovators of the UAE.
H.E. Hessa Bint Essa Buhumaid, Minister of Community Development, congratulated the creative students for the successful completion of this qualifying stage at the Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University. Further, she emphasized the importance of nurturing the talent of students and encouraging their creativity, as they represent the nation’s future and pave the way to excellence, happiness, and a higher quality of life. Additionally, Her Excellency reaffirmed the UAE’s continuous encouragement, support, and future oriented plans throughout its next fifty-year journey, up to its Centennial in 2071. H.E. Lieutenant General Dhahi Khalfan Tamim congratulated the graduates for their aptitude, abilities to present theses that reflect their potential, and confidence to play key roles in advancing scientific innovation and knowledge leadership.