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DUBAI: Aalya Albeeshi, a speech and hearing sciences graduate of King Saud University, is on a mission to help people with auditory disabilities express themselves through technological innovation — a contribution she may not have made were it not for the Qimam Fellowship.

Now in its fourth year, the highly sought-after scheme selects just 50 students through a rigorous evaluation process from an annual pool of more than 15,000 applicants to participate in an intensive 12-day program.

Fellows are offered one-on-one mentorship from senior public- and private-sector leaders, leadership training by industry experts and professionals, and visits to the Saudi offices of top national and international companies.

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