TIEC Innovation Ambassador (TIEC-IA) program is a new initiative developed by TIEC in the quest for fostering the culture of Innovation and Entrepreneurship among Egyptian university students and graduates.
The program is a community of university students and graduates from all over Egypt who are passionate about ICT Innovation and Entrepreneurship, eager to share their experience with others, and care about helping other students to benefit from TIEC different innovation and entrepreneurship programs directed to potential future innovators and entrepreneurs.
InnovEgypt, Ideation Camps, IbTIECar, BootUps, Technology Hackathons and Business Accelerator among many programs that have been developed and implemented by TIEC in order to enable university students and graduates to establish a foundation to build future innovative businesses.
Through workshops, seminars and conferences in various parts of Egypt, TIEC-IA program serves to enrich and enhance ambassadors’ leadership and communication skills, personal growth, and professional development while assisting TIEC in realizing its objectives and mandate.
The mission of “TIEC- Innovation Ambassador Program” is to provide a leadership opportunity for students and graduates to develop valuable real-world professional and entrepreneurial skills while serving TIEC in an honorary position to achieve its mission of driving innovation and entrepreneurship in ICT for the benefit of national economy.
The mission of “TIEC-IA” promotes the mission of TIEC through education, coaching, and outreach.
The purpose of the TIEC-IA program is to increase the effectiveness and the efficiency of TIEC programs and services offered to university students and graduates. This will be achieved through building a network of empowered, and well trained leaders who will be able to work with TIEC employees to promote, and facilitate the implementation of different programs and special events throughout the year.
Ambassadors also represent TIEC at different innovation/entrepreneurship activities.
The TIEC-IA members will be InnovEgypt graduate students , who possess strong leadership, public speaking, and interpersonal skills and will be responsible for promoting, and facilitating the implementation of TIEC programs, events and activities among their campuses, recruiting prospective students, and promoting TIEC-IA act as valuable sources of information and liaisons between students, university , and TIEC.
The selected candidates should be:
To remain an active ambassador, you must attend quarterly scheduled meetings , training sessions, and you should actively participate, and conduct all ambassador responsibilities in a professional manner. The plan of the meetings will be announced later on web site.
Student Ambassadors in general are some of the most visible and well-known students on their campuses. Accordingly this exposure give them the opportunity to develop valuable leadership and communication skills, network with college and community members and leaders, increase self-esteem and goal achievement skills. Other benefits include -but not limited to: