2016 WISE Award Winner: Education for Growth and Value Creation, Lebanon

Lebanon, November 7th 2016 – Education for Growth and Value Creation, based in Lebanon, supports the socio-economic status of rural Lebanese women through vocational education and training in tourism. The program focuses on regions with high rates of unemployment and urban migration. A key milestone in the initiative was the launch of the Institute of Management Services (IMS), which includes a formal, two-year training program, leading to a Diploma in Tourism Management and Hospitality.

World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE) is an international, multi-sectoral and action-oriented platform for innovation in education that connects innovators, nurtures new ideas, and recognizes and supports successful initiatives that are helping revitalize education. For more information about WISE: http://www.wise-qatar.org