Two Saudi teams from the Apple Women’s Developer Academy, based in Riyadh, qualified to join the Apple Camp for Entrepreneurs in California, which was held from November 7-11.
The US Embassy in Riyadh, through its Twitter account, congratulated the two Saudi teams that qualified to join the “Apple” camp. “We extend our warmest congratulations to the two Saudi teams from the #AppleWomen’s Developer Academy in Riyadh for qualifying for the @Apple Camp for Entrepreneurs in California,” it tweeted.
The first team nominated for the founders of the (HOVER) application, which includes Arwa Al-Fraih, Tahani Al-Thaqafi, Somaya Al-Sharif, Butnaya Al-Bassam, and Najat Ali, was qualified. .
The second team qualified for the (AWARE) application, consisting of Shatha Al-Enezi, Arwa Al-Khamis, Maha Al-Hathloul, Fai’ Al-Shaiban, Razan bin Rashid and Noura Al-Salifeh. The application provides a service for people who want to obtain reliable reviews and recommendations about skin care products and determine their care routine.
The camp targets applications created or co-created by participants, to work directly with Apple experts and engineers to help promote and accelerate application growth.
The academy is part of multiple initiatives launched to contribute to achieving the social and economic goals of Vision 2030, in partnership between Apple and the Tuwaiq Academy.
The Tuwaiq Academy is a partnership between the Saudi Federation for Cybersecurity, Programming and Drones and Princess Nourah Bint Abdulrahman University, the first for Apple in the Middle East and Africa.
It is noteworthy that the academy was inaugurated in June 2021, as part of a strategic cooperation with the Kingdom, and is the only one of its kind in the Middle East and North Africa, and the first women’s academy in the world.