Keynote Address: Skyline University College Alumni Business MeetPresentation Transcript
Alumni Business Meet
27 - May - 2014
Keynote: Professor Dr. Ali M. Al-Khouri
Director General, Emirates Identity Authority
United Arab Emirates
Unquestionably heartening to see
“the connection” that the University
is enjoying with the Alumni.
Inspiration: comes from words written over blurry images!
Our imagination and the resulting
actions that inspire are what counts
Of a world population of 7 billion+: 1 in every 5 has a personal
computer… & now 1 in every 4 has a smart phone!
Interestingly, number of phones in use today is nearly (5 billion);
1.5 times the number of toothbrushes used today (3.5 billion)!
Internet evolution caused a revolution!
It has simply reshaped humankind
Internet is now a resource of
Internet as a platform created a vast content repository
and enabled universal access
It is a platform where we can
get together on.. and develop
this world together ..
Are we as humans doing enough?
We, as individuals, have our
own responsibilities to
discharge. Once we realise
this, the question would
then become, whether we
do this consciously? Or we
do it diligently?
Are we aware of our
Each one of us is here on Earth
with a purpose. Each one of us is
here for a reason.
“Here is a test to find whether
your mission on earth is finished:
If you’re alive it isn’t”
Richard Bach American Writer
Our purpose is more than achieving
mere organizational goals. Our
purpose is to benefit our people, our
nation, and our faith! And make this
world a better and sustainable place!
Be prepared to faces challenges of life!
We don’t grow when things are easy, we grow when
we face challenges ..
Pressures of life
typically crumple us;
weigh us down;
restricts us, but such
pressures make us
the humans that we
A diamond is merely a piece of charcoal that handled
stress exceptionally well!
Would you like to be a diamond
or remain a piece of charcoal?
“You have brains in your head. You have feet
in your shoes. You can steer yourself any
direction you choose. You’re on your own.
And you know what you know. And YOU
are the one who’ll decide where to
Theodor Seuss (1904 –1991)
American writer, poet, and cartoonist
We decide who we become!
It is always us!
Let us write our own future
(It is not going to be easy though!)
“When you reach for the stars, you
may not quite get them, but you won’t
come up with a handful of mud either”
An advertising executive and was
considered to be among the most
'creative' men in the advertising business
Let us make this world a better
place for everybody..
Read our recent research :
Dr. Ali M. Al-Khouri
Emirates Identity Authority
United Arab Emirates