October2017

  • Spearheading Diversity And Inclusiveness

    To read about the first day of the Global WIL Economic Forum 2017, click here. October 31st, 2017, Dubai (UAE): More than 600 business leaders, policy-makers, entrepreneurs, NGOs, artists and youth from around the world, today gathered at the Ritz-Carlton DIFC, for the second day of the Global WIL...
  • From Intent to Impact

    To read about the second day of the Global WIL Economic Forum 2017, click here. October 25th, 2017, Dubai (UAE): More than 600 business leaders, policy-makers, entrepreneurs, NGOs, artists and youth from around the world, gathered today at the Ritz-Carlton DIFC, Dubai, for the first day of the Global...
  • Noor Arts Awards reflect increasingly impressive female artists

    25th October, 2017, Sharjah (UAE): In the presence of Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah and Chairperson of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs, seven outstanding female artists were presented with top honours at the Noon Arts Awards ceremony...
  • First Women’s Economic Empowerment Global Summit to be held in Sharjah UAE

    October 24th, 2017, Sharjah (UAE): NAMA Women Advancement Establishment (NAMA) and United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women)—the organizers of the first edition of the Women’s Economic Empowerment Global Summit (WEEGS), set to take place in Sharjah from 4 to 5 December 2017—are...
  • Speak Now!

    Speak Now is a groundbreaking program that was borne from an idea put forth by Women’s Empowerment Advocate and Girls’ Mentor, Gladys Muthara, in collaboration with Young Urban Women leaders, Sulemana Sumaya, Abdul-Wahab Azara, and Mohammed Rukaya. The program is launched by Ananke Magazine. The program consists of a...
  • Increase in number of females in UAE with critical illness cover: Research

    October 23rd, 2017, Dubai (UAE): Research commissioned by Friends Provident International (FPI) – and conducted by YouGov for the third consecutive year – has revealed an increase in the number of UAE resident females who have insurance against a serious illness. Slightly less than one quarter (24 per cent)...
  • TEDxDubai to Stage Live Streaming of TEDWomen at Alserkal Avenue, Dubai

    October 20th, 2017, Dubai (UAE): TEDxDubai has announced it will host the first live streaming viewing party in Dubai of this year’s TEDWomen which is taking place from 1-3 November in New Orleans, USA. The Dubai event takes place at Nadi Al Quoz, Alserkal Avenue on Thursday 2nd November...
  • One step forward against cyber harassment of female journalist

    Washington, DC/Athens, Ohio (USA), October 14th, 2017: The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) has just received a grant from the Craig Newmark Foundation to conduct research in the United States on online harassment of women journalists. Dr. Michelle Ferrier, founder of TrollBusters, will be the principal investigator on the...
  • Women Empowerment Organization unveils new digital platform at UAE’s tech exhibition

    Sharjah (UAE)h, October 10th, 2017: NAMA Women Advancement Establishment (NAMA) has launched its Badiri Business Entrepreneurship Virtual Academy with 16 episodes and four e-books that aim to empower entrepreneurs and equip them with the skills to reach their highest potential. The platform was launched in partnership with Bel Pesce,...