Enduring Skills Roundtable Series | 10th October 2021

Episode # 2: “Changing the Mindset”

Zayed University (ZU) cordially invites you to the Enduring Skills Roundtable, a series of high-stake conversations hosted by ZU where the main topic of discussion will revolve around “Changing The Mindset”.

Join the discussion and gain insight on the importance of interdisciplinary education and how it is becoming a vital tool in creating new ways of thinking and connecting knowledge in a coherent way. Additionally, learn how effective collaboration between stakeholders from different disciplines is necessary to maximize the potential benefits of interdisciplinary studies.

Setup of 2nd Roundtable


The topic is primarily focusing on changing the mindset


  • Moderated roundtable
  • 5-8 participants (virtual)
  • We suggest inviting 100-150 targeted invitees


  • Date 5th-10th October
  • Duration 75 min – Time to be confirmed

Date: Sunday 10th October 2021

Time: 05:30 p.m. – 06:45 p.m.

Duration: 75 minutes

Event Location: ZOOM Virtual Event



The Role of the Employer & the Recruitment Process:
offering relevant job opportunities post-graduation.


The Role of Social Pressure & Culture:
bringing desirable change in both culture and values for the progress and development of society.


The Role of Schools:
how educators can prepare the next generations for the rapidly changing world and the trend of complex interdisciplinary issues.

Thought Leaders

H.E. Noura Al Kaabi

Zayed University

Ben Nelson
Chief Executive Officer

Minerva Project

Ahmed Alnaqbi
Chief Executive Officer

Emirates Development Bank

Dena Al Mansoori
Chief Human Resources Officer


Majed Al Mesmari
Senior Country Officer - UAE

JPMorgan Chase Bank

Mina Al-Oraibi
Editor in Chief

The National