Team BYJU’S in Russia
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Keeping the spirit of Football World Cup alive, BYJU’S, India’s largest education company and the creator of the most popular learning app for school students has taken a total of 100 top performing employees across domains to the2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. 10 employees from Kerala were part of the team that travelled to Russia and Dubai. A big fan of football himself, Founder and CEO Byju Raveendran introduced this one-of-its-kind initiative to drive, motivate and reward the top performers.
The top performers were taken on an all-expense paid 3-day trip to Russia followed by a fun 2-day trip to Dubai. The team got to witness Messi lead team Argentina to victory against Nigeria at Saint Petersburg Stadium on 26th June.
Byju Raveendran, Founder & CEO, BYJU’S – The Learning App said, “Kerala and football go hand-in-hand. It has been and always will be an integral part of my life. Team BYJU’S strongly reflects the value of a football team. We believe that our success lies in team work, positive outlook and playing on our strengths. I have been watching Football World Cup since 2006, but this year it was special as I could take a 100 member team to be a part of the biggest sporting event in the world.”
Last year, BYJU’S took 30+ top performers for a fun trip to Barcelona and this year close to 100 members to Russia. Next batch of top performers will be taken to the Cricket World Cup in England. With initiatives like these, BYJU’S aims to instil the confidence amongst the teams that ‘hard work works’. BYJU’S is a highly growth driven organization and efforts of every single individualis celebrated irrespective of their level of seniority.
Mohamed Ibrahim, Business Development Associate -Kochi said, “This has been a ‘Once in a life time trip’ for me. I am super proud of the fact that my hard work paid off and I got to be a part of this amazing trip to the Russia World Cup. After this trip, I am extra motivated to put in more and excel at my work every day. Every single experience was hand-picked for the team and this made the whole Russia and Dubai extravaganza extra special.”
Reminiscing about her recent Russia trip, BinitaJajodia, Business Development Associate – Bangalore, said, “The trip to Russia has beenmy dream come true. I worked for it and got the chance to be a part of this global football event. It feels great to be recognized and rewarded for the work that I have done at BYJU’S. This been one of the most adventurous and stunning journeys of my life and I will always remember and cherish. I am a proud BYJUite and I look forward to being a part of more such events.”