Special Olympics MENA Programs Marketing, Development, initiatives & Health Directors Training Seminar took place in Cairo, Egypt from 14-18 January 2018. Representatives from eight countries in the region attended the training in addition to three athlete leaders and one Unified Partner who brought energy and inclusiveness to the training and share their incredible stories with all the attendees.
The five-day workshop offer comprehensive training on all functional areas and relate to Special Olympics strategic goals to ensure growth, inclusion, building positive attitude and inclusive health. Moreover, the workshop featured external speakers who brought diversity and interactive sessions.
Reflecting on the event, Ayman Abdel Wahab, Special Olympics MENA Regional President and Managing Director stressed that there are many athletes we still need to reach and give them access to sport and social inclusion to deliver the most possible impact for people with Intellectual disabilities.