May 14, 2023 – Umniah’s blog, the 8Log revealed the names of the top three winners in the fourth edition of the Arabic writing competition, dedicated to Jordanian university students. The announcement took place during a ceremony held on Tuesday at The Tank, Umniah’s business incubator, in the presence of the participating students, representatives from various Jordanian universities, and media representatives.
The three winners were announced after fierce competition among students from 16 Jordanian universities. Their articles were evaluated according to the competition’s criteria, and they received the highest ratings. Ayham Khamees from the University of Jordan secured first place with his article titled “Ethical Hacking: How to Use It to Protect Your Company from Cyber Attacks.”
Reeda Mahilan from the University of Jordan obtained second place with her article “Best-selling Books: Are They Really Worth Reading?” Meanwhile, Karamel Madi from the Middle East University claimed third place with her article “Snakes Eating Elephants and a Child Befriending a Fox: What Can We Learn from The Little Prince?”
The panel of judges includes Ibrahim Khreisat, Editor in Chief of Hashtag Arabi, Yazan Nofal founder of Dinasoor Tech, Nisreen Rawashdeh Senior Program Manager at Edraak and Batoul Arnaout Content Marketing Supervisor at Umniah. The judges selected five articles in the preliminary stage to qualify for the final competition. Additionally, ten students were nominated to attend a workshop with “Anwan,” one of the subsidiaries of The Tank, Umniah’s business incubator.
The competition requires the winning article to present new and interesting information in a concise, clear, and simple style, covering specific topics such as entrepreneurship, technology, cybersecurity, entertainment, health, sports, travel, art and culture, and professional advice. The article should not exceed 500 words and its content should be compatible with search engines (SEO).
Zaid Al-Ibrahim, Chief Commercial Officer, expressed his pride and admiration for the winning students in the competition. He commended their passion for writing in Arabic and discussing topics with fluency and a contemporary and innovative approach, which raises public awareness about these subjects. He emphasized that despite being relatively new, the 8Log has become an important reference for readers and university students seeking accurate scientific information, thanks to its rich and diverse content.
The 8Log, launched in 2019 under the slogan “Information with Technology,” has surpassed 1,000 published articles and achieved nearly one million views last year. The blog has become the optimal destination for Arabic technical content, hosting a community of writers, readers, and knowledge seekers.
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