February2017

  • She Means Business

    February 23, 2017, Dubai UAE: The role of women in the economy is widely recognized as a key driver of progress. Interestingly, research shows if we increased women’s participation in the workforce, in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region alone, it would add $180 billion , or 7 percent,...
  • What is pushing women out of STEM?

    The importance of women’s participation in economic activities on global, regional and local levels cannot be emphasized enough. Comprising half of the population of the world, women’s inclusion leads to sustainable development. Technology is the driving force behind the fourth industrial revolution and women are called the next billion...
  • SDGs in action in the UAE

    HE Mona Al Marri: “Innovation is at the heart of the UAE’s development strategy, and we’re confident that the SDG 5 working group’s ‘GAME-IN’ campaign has the potential to make a tangible difference and act as a catalyst for change in the years to come.”  February 21st, 2017, Dubai...
  • With women, movements begin

    4,157,894. 307,275. 653. 1/21/17. 1. 4,157,894 people marched in the U.S., 307, 275 walked globally, 653 marches nationally, U.S, 261 demonstrations internationally, January 21, 2017. One promise. #HERstory was made January 21, 2017, as an estimated 4,465,169 people came together all over the world to make one promise to...
  • My single mother journey: From lonely to liberating

    I’m a single mum. Although it doesn’t define me, as I am so much more than that. I am an employee, a friend, a daughter, an avid reader, a wannabe blogger. There are lots that ‘I am’. But it’s the single mum bit that I LOVE. Yes, you heard...