Huawei to invest US$150 million — as part of its Seeds for the Future Program 2.0 — in digital talent development over the next five years. This program is expected to benefit more than 3 million additional people.
“We are announcing Huawei’s Seeds for the Future Program 2.0. We will invest US$150 million in this program over the next five years and help college students and young people improve their digital skills. This program is expected to benefit more than 3 million additional people,” said Huawei’s Chairman Liang Hua.
In 2008, Huawei began to roll out talent development programs, through scholarships, technology competitions, and digital skills training, and has invested more than US$150 million in these programs. Huawei has since benefited more than 1.54 million people from over 150 countries.
Initiated in 2008 in Thailand, the Seeds for the Future program is designed to inspire local talents and encourage seeds for the society to tackle digital challenges. The program has benefited more than 5,000 students across Asia Pacific.
Jay Chen, Vice President of Huawei Asia Pacific, announced Huawei’s plan to cultivate more than 40,000 ICT talent in the next five years through multiple programs including Seeds for the Future in the Asia Pacific region.