ABIC RECEPTION CELEBRATES 35 YEARS OF LAUNCHING BERMUDIAN STUDENTS INTO INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS CAREERS
Past and present scholarship recipients and their mentors from international business organizations attended the Association of Bermuda International Companies’ (ABIC’s) reception to celebrate 35 years of support for the ABIC Education Awards last week. Roy Fellowes, Chairman of the ABIC Education Awards, welcomed everyone to the event, stating, “The idea of the scholarship programme, came from an early realization that the key to long-term success was having a highly-educated and skilled local workforce. As a result, the ABIC Education Awards was founded, and over the past decade alone, more than $5 million has been shared with scholarship recipients and $524,000 had been raised this year to support 16 students in their undergraduate and graduate studies.”
In a speech to the 100 participants, Marsh & McLennan Companies President and CEO Brian Duppereault outlined the importance of the international business sector to the growth and continued success of the Bermuda economy – and the significant role the Education Awards plays in its success.
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