Emirates news agency – US and UAE together create future jobs that currently do not exist: US business group

By Binsal Abdulkader ABU DHABI, Nov 28, 2021 (WAM) – US companies are creating a framework for future jobs, which is a new area of ​​cooperation between the United States and the United Arab Emirates, an executive told Emirates News senior manager of an American company. Agency (WAM).

“We’re actually creating a program in American companies for jobs that don’t exist. So the United States and United Arab Emirates have a lot of talk about how you educate a young population for a job that we don’t even know. we need a job that doesn’t exist! ”said Liz Beneski, managing director of AmCham Abu Dhabi, which is the American Business Group of Abu Dhabi, a member of the global network of American chambers of commerce.

American companies, new trends She thinks that there is a lot of freedom to think about this new trend, which offers a new opportunity. Beneski made the comments when talking about new trends among US businesses in the UAE.

Many of them operate in new and emerging industries such as financial technology, agricultural technology, educational technology, medical technology and electric mobility. There are also major players in the cybersecurity and space sectors, she explained.

“There are other important industries emerging here and elsewhere. COVID-19 has changed the way everyone works, so there is a renaissance in the well-being and happiness of staff, employees and colleagues. The emphasis is once again on education, ”she said. said, adding that all age groups need to upgrade and learn new technologies to cope with the changing trends.

US technologies will support this trend as US companies create a realm for such future opportunities, the US leader said.

“I would say that, as the UAE likes to say the impossible is possible, we have to invent new industries for the problems and opportunities that present themselves today; American technology is certainly complementary to all the discoveries and opportunities here at United Arab Emirates. ”

AmCham 35 Years Formed 35 years ago by a group of American businessmen, AmCham Abu Dhabi currently has more than 400 businessmen as members and represents industrial sectors such as energy, oil and gas, renewables, healthcare, defense, aerospace, cybersecurity, project management, education, technology, finance and fintech.

About 20 percent of the members are women and many of them hold leadership positions.

“Our mission is very simple; Amcham Abu Dhabi promotes bilateral trade relations between the United States and the United Arab Emirates. Blends in perfectly with the UAE’s way of doing business – the relationship first and the transaction second, ”she said.

Trade ties between the United States and the United Arab Emirates The United Arab Emirates could be the only country in the world to do business with the 50 states of the United States, she pointed out. No other country does business with the smaller state – Rhode Island – and the bigger states like Texas and California, “which is incredible,” Beneski said.

“The United Arab Emirates creates jobs for Americans by buying American products. The United Arab Emirates is one of the main investors in the United States.”

A few thousand Emirati students are studying in the United States and “I wish it was 50,000. This is the 50th year [of the UAE’s founding] and I would love to see 50,000 Emirati students in America. This friendship between the United States and the United Arab Emirates is something to celebrate, but more importantly, to cherish. It starts with trade. ”

AmCham CED believes that “this is a really exciting time to come in economic relations between the United States and the United Arab Emirates. I believe that the continued investment of wealth funds such as the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA ) and Mubadala is exciting for the US They are buying hotels or educational institutions or making generous donations to children’s hospitals or schools, which help American youth, ”said Beneski.

WAM / Ibrahim Shukralla

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