Global Money Week

Youth Financial Dignity Summit

Monday 17 March 2014

SEDCO(Saudi Economic and Development Company) will present the summit introducing their Financial Literacy Program "Riyali" in association with the Ministry of Labor (MOL). The event will take place in King Abdul Aziz University, in the city of Jeddah. The program will start with a conference where the main guest speaker will be John Hope Bryant, founder of Operation HOPE, one of the most important providers of financial literacy empowerment for youth, financial capability for communities and financial dignity for all. In addition, the conference will also show a panel of youth success stories, the government representative speech and the experience of the university in teaching Financial Literacy.

After the lunch time and a Press Conference, 4 different workshops of 2 hours each will take place during the afternoon, in order to treat several financial subjects such as Budgeting, Saving, Investing and Borrowing. The event will be open to the university faculty and the students.

Further information will be soon available on the SEDCO website at

Get full details at Global Money Week here.


John Hope Bryant is the founder, chairman and CEO of Operation HOPE and Bryant Group Companies, Inc. Magazine/CEO READ bestselling business author of LOVE LEADERSHIP: The New Way to Lead in a Fear-Based World (Jossey-Bass), and is the only 2010-2012 bestselling business author in America who is also African-American. His newest book, due out May, 2014, is HOW THE POOR CAN SAVE CAPITALISM, and will be published byBerrett Koehler Publishing).

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