April2017

  • STEM: Pathway to Sustainability II

    To read the first article of the two-part series, click here. It is not untrue to claim that gender equality and education together form the bedrock on which sustainable development is based. It is also a fact that merely raising literacy rates or attaining equality do not solve issues...
  • STEM: Pathway to Sustainable Development

    To read the second article of the two-part series, click here. Prosperity of the world’s present and future generations lies in sustainable development where all needs are met through such careful, efficient strategies and deliberations, which refrains from compromising environmental, social and economic resources. Essential to development that has both short...
  • HERstoryUAE: Rohini Gehani

    How did you get this idea to start your business? My venture started with passion and over the years evolved into a business model. Rivaage is a platform for emerging and established brands to showcase their collections / talent, as the name implies. Is your enterprise a game changer?...
  • Tunisian STEMinsts: In A League Of Their Own

    Today, almost 99 percent of women in Tunisia are educated, epitomizing the modern Arab woman. Playing a pivotal role in the torrential Arab Spring that swept across the MENA region – with divergent tides elsewhere – here women not only participated actively in the revolution but have scaled new...
  • OWN IT: The Power Of Women At Work

    April 11th, 2017, Dubai (UAE) Ellevate Dubai is pleased to announce its upcoming 2017 Forum; a continuation of the annual event that has gained impressive momentum over the past few years with entrepreneurs and business leaders of both genders. Taking place on the morning of 30th of April (08:30am –...
  • HERstoryUAE: Helen McGuire

    Helen McGuire is the Co-Founder and MD of Hopscotch. Formerly the Head of Digital Content at Impact BBDO/Proximity, she launched Hopscotch in March 2016 whilst seven months pregnant with a mission to enable professional women to play a part in the workplace in the Middle East, no matter what...