Rabat – Lamia Bazir, the President of the Al Akhawayn Alumni Association, delivered an inspirational speech at the 19th Commencement of Al Akhawayn University (AUI) on June 11.
This speech received 20 000 views on Facebook.
Many public figures attending the event, including André Azoulay, Advisor to King Mohammed VI, and Abdelatiff Jouahri, Governor of Bank Al Maghrib.
In her speech, Lamia Bazir sent a strong message about the true meaning of leadership, asserting that it goes beyond titles and positions. She urged graduates to not get absorbed by the pursuit of titles and hierarchies, but rather to concentrate on the quality of their work, and get back to the source of leadership.
Together with her new board, as the new President of the AUI Alumni, Lamia Bazir aims to unify her community of more than 4,000 alumni, reinforce their position in the job market, and improve their role as a vibrant force in Moroccan society.
The graduation was attended by prominent figures on the Board of Trustees of AUI, including Mr. Azoulay; Mr. Jouahri; Mrs. Amina Benkhadra of the National Bureau of Petroleum and Mines; Mr. Mohamed Kettani, CEO of Attijariwafa Bank; Mr. Tariq Sijilmassi, President of the Directorate of Crédit Agricole du Maroc (CAM); Mr. Abdellatif Guerraoui, CEO of Auto-Hall Group; Mr. Ali Fassi Fihri, Director General of Office National de l’Electricité et de l’Eau Potable (ONEEP); Ms. Miriem Bensalah Chaqroun, Administrator of Holmarcom Group and President of the Confédération Générale des Entreprises du Maroc (CGEM);, Mr. Mohamed Berrada, Professor and Former Minister of Finance; Mr. Larbi Belarbi, Former Vice President of Renault Maroc Services; and representatives from the Ministers of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Industry, and Higher Education.