February2016

  • Achieving empowerment of the Arab Woman

    Tell us about yourself and professional journey? I am an Engineer and a mother of two boys, originally from Damascus, Syria. Born and raised in the UAE which I consider my second home. I earned a degree in Electrical Engineering from McGill University Canada. My first working experience was...
  • For the love of the game?

    As women all over the world continue to demand that their voices be heard, the place of women in sports and fitness seems to be lost in a cloud of uncertainty Admit it, at least at one point in your life, whether you succeeded or failed, whether as a...
  • Ananke Internships

    Are you interested in making your mark in the virtual world? Want to hone your writing skills? Learn the tricks of journalistic trade and become a digital guru! Enlist in Ananke’s quarterly internship programs. What We Seek Passionate & dedicated Good English Creativity Dedicate one hour per day to work Permission letter from...
  • Power Talk

    Ananke is proud to announce the launch of its groundbreaking VIMEO channel POWER TALK showcasing impactful insights, discussion and dialogue by women trailblazers, industry experts, activists and thought leaders on hard-hitting topics including  Gender, Women & Tech, STEM, Health, Education, Law, Economy, Society, Climate Change and much more! See Our...
  • REACH Initiates First Mentor Mapping Workshop for UAE

    February 7th, 2016, Dubai (UAE):   As part of its strategy to support, develop and accelerate the adoption of structured mentoring programs in the Middle East, REACH, the first non-profit organization dedicated to professional women mentoring and leadership in the region, hosted the first mapping workshop for mentoring organizations in the...
  • Our Manifesto

    Ananke is a non-profit, online interactive platform engaging women across the MENA region and beyond. It is a platform showcasing women trailblazers, visionaries, women in leadership positions as role models for young women, seeking inspiration, guidance and mentoring in the MENA region. Ananke strives to create social impact by...
  • Our Team

    Here at Ananke, we believe in inclusion and diversity, which is the reason our team consists of brilliant thinkers and change-makers. Sabin Muzaffar is the driving force behind Ananke, and is currently part of the UN Women Global Champion for Women Economic Empowerment. Her goal is to trigger meaningful debates...
  • Leveling the Gender Quotient

    The Girls’ Lounge is a revolutionary US-based entity that offers support and mentoring to professional women, enabling them to find their voice and embrace their ‘feminine leadership powers’. Headed by the visionary Shelley Zalis, the Lounge advocates gender balance in the corporate world thereby effecting ‘real change for real...
  • ‘Mumzworld’ secures multi-million dollar investment to accelerate growth strategy

    Dubai (UAE), February 2nd, 2016: Mother, baby and child e-commerce website and Endeavor UAE entrepreneur company ‘Mumzworld’ has successfully closed its Series B funding with multi-million dollar investments led by Wamda Capital, twofour54, and Endeavor Catalyst. Additional investors include Precinct Partners and WSB Holding among others, as well as...