Dr Tareq Al Suwaidan completes successful Australian tour
After a successful tour in 2010, Human Appeal International Australia once again invited Dr Al
Suwaidan to provide a series of lectures and conduct training courses in leadership skills in order
to enrich the community in Australia.
Dr Tareq Al Suwaidan from Kuwait is an expert management trainer with more than thirty years
experience and is the founder of over eighty organisations.
Arriving in Australia on Saturday 9 June, he started his tour in Melbourne with a public lecture at
Monash University titled “Our Identity” and was welcomed by an audience of nearly 700 people.
For the first time in Australia, Dr Al Suwaidan conducted a 2-day training course called “Discover
and Train Future Leaders.” The course was delivered on 10-11 June at the Novotel Melbourne
hotel with over sixty participants in attendance. They came from various fields including
community and organisational leaders, school teachers, business people and students.
A similar course was held in Sydney on 16 and 17 June attended by over seventy participants.
“Feedback from attendees was extremely positive with most requesting similar high quality events
in the future,” said Bashar Al-Jamal, the regional director of Human Appeal.
Another course conducted by Dr Al Suwaidan during the tour was tit led “Plan Your Life” and was
exclusively for women. In total more than 130 participated in this course in both Melbourne and
A series of public lectures on various topics were also held in Sydney attracting a combined
audience of more than 3,000 people.
Dr Al Suwaidan was a special guest speaker at fundraising dinners held in Melbourne and Sydney
and was also invited by a community organisation in Adelaide to raise funds for the Syrian
refugees. Mr Bashar Al-Jamal reported that, “Through these fund raising events, Human Appeal
International was able to raise over $1 million dollars for the victims of the worsening
humanitarian crisis in Syria. We were overwhelmed by the tremendous expression of generosity
from the community.”
The 10-day tour concluded on Tuesday 19 June 2012. Human Appeal International Australia would
like to extend a sincere vote of thanks to all its donors and supporters. End About Human Appeal International Australia
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