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Guest Lecture by Ms. Nina Vaca on The Entrepreneurship Roller Coaster: The Power of Perseverance, 1st November 2016

posted 3 Nov 2016, 02:07 by UCB Admin


As a continuous part of learning, UCB organizes educational/cultural exchanges and invites speakers to do workshops and inspirational talks to students in related fields.  

 In collaboration with The United States Embassy, Bahrain, UCB invited the Chairman and CEO of Pinnacle Group, Ms. Nina Vaca to visit UCB on 1st November 2016 to interact with students on “The Entrepreneurship Roller Coaster: The Power of Perseverance”



Ms. Nina Vaca is a committed civic leader and philanthropist. She advocates passionately for women and entrepreneurs. In 2014, the President of the United States appointed Ms. Vaca as a Presidential Ambassador for Global Entrepreneurship. She also serves as Chairman Emeritus of the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.



Ms. Vaca shared her experiences, her life’s ups & downs with the students & inspired them to understand the “power of perseverance”. She also motivated them to be “Crazy good” in whatever they do. The students were extremely spirited throughout the talk, and asked her various questions at the end of the session.


Prof Salah Emara, President, UCB, presented Ms. Vaca with a UCB shield a s a memento, which Ms. Vaca delightfully accepted.