October2017

  • 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,...
  • ME Organizations Rank Closing Skills Gap as Top Business Priority

    DUBAI (UAE) October 9th, 2017: Closing the skills gap is the top business priority for 40 percent of Middle East and North Africa organizations, one of the world’s leading digital skills enablers, SAP, announced today at GITEX Technology Week 2017. In the Digital Economy, where the only certainty is...
  • Teachers delivering on UN SDG 4

    Abu Dhabi (UAE) October 8th, 2017 – Teachers hold the key to fuelling sustainable growth, building social cohesion and stability, and promoting tolerance and equality, a plenary session themed ‘Equity in Education: Delivering on SDG4’ highlighted on Day 2 of Qudwa 2017 Global Teachers’ Forum in Abu Dhabi. Exploring...
  • Flexible work hours boost efficiency: Research

    Dubai, UAE: Allowing flexible hours enables efficiency for both sexes, according to a new survey carried out by global PR and Communications body, Global Women in PR (GWPR). And while flexibility is attractive to the 83% of parent respondents who found balancing childcare and work a challenge, women are...
  • Teachers: influential changemakers

    Abu Dhabi (UAE) October 8th, 2017: Her Excellency Sheikha Lubna bint Khalid Al Qasimi, UAE Minister of State for Tolerance, highlighted the importance of teachers as mentors and ‘agents of change’ in a ‘Meet the Mentor’ session on the opening day of the Qudwa 2017 Global Teachers’ Forum. The...
  • WolTech creates ripples of women’s empowerment

    Tunisia, Oct 3rd, 2017: WoLTech association recently organized an innovative event within its mentoring program the Tunisia Mentoring Council (TMC). The event, Entrepreneurship bus, is intended for mentees and mentors of TMC and has been achieved through efforts of a great team of WoLTechers led by Noura Ghali, WoLTech Vice...