Posted on August 21, 2016

Occidental Petroleum of Qatar Ltd. (Oxy Qatar), in partnership with Qatar Business Incubation Center (QBIC), selected the first winner of its Mawaheb competition. The main objective of the talent competition is to support the development of professional Qatari videographers and graphic designers and provide them access to the latest technology.

Mawaheb’s jury consisted of Fatima Al-Rumaihi Doha Film Institute CEO, Adel Boseli, Head of Incubation at QBIC, and members of Oxy Qatar’s Social Responsibility Committee, Khalid Al-Hamadi VP Human Resource & Administration, Hana Alassadi PR Advisor and Naema Al-Hail SR Coordinator. The jury voted to support “The Light” project, submitted by Noor Al-Nisf.  

This project, showcases the uniqueness, creativity and positive impact of creating social awareness of Qatari society. Noor will now participate in QBIC’s LeanStartup Program where she will receive guidance to create a startup and help ensure its sustainability. She will also receive a grant from Oxy Qatar to support her further development and education. Mr. Andrew H. Kershaw, President and General Manager of Oxy Qatar, said, “We were pleased with the outstanding submissions for the first Mawaheb competition. The talent pool for videographers and graphic designers is very deep. On behalf of Oxy Qatar, we congratulate Noor and wish her great success.”