The Zayed Sustainability Prize is the UAE’s pioneering global award that recognizes and rewards the achievements of those who are driving impactful, innovative and inspiring sustainability solutions across five distinct categories: Health, Food, Energy, Water and Global High Schools.
Leveraging on ASSEK’s rich network of 50+ innovation hubs and diverse stakeholders countrywide, the Zayed Prize Team worked with ASSEK to provide the following support:
- Identifying potential applicants for the categories of Health, Food, Energy, Water and Global High Schools that would be potential innovators for the Zayed Prize.
- Overall event management that attracted 100+ innovators in the various sectors to raise awareness of the Prize to increase submissions from Kenya
- Promoting the Prize via ASSEK’s website, newsletter and social networks to raise awareness of the Prize and the event.
- Leverage our rich partnership network to ensure inclusivity in the ecosystem through disseminating the information to targeted sectors e.g. Health, Schools etc.
The event took place on 28th June, 2022 at Tamarind Hotel. Attracting over 100 entrepreneurs from across Kenya. The program gave way for entrepreneurs to understand the prize, how to apply for it, learn from previous winners in Kenya and receive training in the art of storytelling and pitching.