An-Najah Student, Wasan Al-Sayed, Leads Palestinian Girl Guides in 25th World Scout Jamboree
Wasan Al-Sayed, a dedicated student from An-Najah National University, has emerged as a prominent leader in the Palestinian Girl Guides delegation at the 25th World Scout Jamboree, a globally renowned scouting event. With the endorsement of An-Najah National University and the support of the Palestinian Scout Association, Al-Sayed represented Palestine as part of a 30-member delegation hailing from the West Bank, Jerusalem, Gaza, and the diaspora. This significant event, held in South Korea from August 1 to 12, 2023, gathered approximately 45,000 participants from across the world.
Organized once every three years, the World Scout Jamboree attracts participants from various countries to collaborate and celebrate the principles of scouting. This year, Al-Sayed, a member of An-Najah Scout Group associated with the University's Deanship of Student Affairs, had the privilege of leading the Palestinian Girl Guides delegation.
Reflecting on her remarkable achievement, Al-Sayed expressed her gratitude for the trust the Palestinian Scout Association and An-Najah National University bestowed upon her. She attributed her success to the invaluable experiences and skills she acquired as a member of the An-Najah Scout Group. Al-Sayed emphasized that scouting offers a comprehensive approach to life, nurturing well-rounded individuals who are eager to contribute positively to society.
During her tenure with An-Najah Scout Group, Al-Sayed participated in a range of scouting courses and nationwide activities, including camps, picnics, musical training, and volunteer work. These opportunities enriched her scouting journey and honed her leadership skills and sense of responsibility.
An-Najah National University, under the leadership of Prof. Dr. Abdel Nasser Zaid, expressed its appreciation to Wasan Al-Sayed for her exceptional accomplishments. The Deanship of Student Affairs, led by Mr. Muhammad Daqqa and Mr. Bashir Abdel Aziz, Coordinator of Scouting and Sports Activity, were also commended for their continuous support of An-Najah Scout Group and its members. The University extended gratitude to the Palestinian Scout Association and its president for their unwavering commitment to the advancement of the scout movement and their dedication to fostering youth involvement and integration.