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  • Women Empowered: Transnational Youth Entrepreneurship conference to be held at NYU Abu Dhabi

    November 12th, 2017, Abu Dhabi (UAE): As part of its efforts to promote female leadership and empowerment, the Women’s Leadership Network at NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) will host its second annual student-led conference on Friday, November 17, from 9:30am to 3pm. The conference, titled Women Empowered: Transnational Youth Entrepreneurship,...
  • RCSI-Dubai Support Leadership in Women

    November 12th, 2017, Dubai (UAE): The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland-Dubai (RCSI-Dubai), an international leader in healthcare education, hosted a two-day executive leadership programme aimed at women in the healthcare industry from across the Gulf to support with their professional development. Held at Mohammed Bin Rashid Academic Medical...
  • On the crisis of masculinities

    Taking a phrase uttered by the actress Emma Thompson in a recent interview, today I shall make an attempt at looking into the ‘crisis of masculinities’ in eastern societies, how it stimulates and incites gender based violence including honor killing, Vani, Karo Kari etc., and its impact on gender,...
  • Powering Women in Leadership in the UAE

    Tell us about yourself – your professional journey leading up to Naseba and this groundbreaking Women In Leadership (WIL) forum. I studied ancient history and art history at the university and originally wanted to be an archaeologist. But life had other ideas for me and my professional journey began...
  • Sajaya Young Ladies opens registration for Afaaq Leadership Camp in Sharjah UAE

    November 6th, 2017, Sharjah (UAE): Sajaya Young Ladies of Sharjah, a subsidiary of the Rubu’ Qarn Foundation for Creating Leaders and Innovators (Rubu’ Qarn), has announced that registration is now open for the fourth edition of the Afaaq Leadership Camp, which takes place December 19-25. Targeted at ladies aged...
  • Innovating women’s sports conference in Abu Dhabi

    November 4th, 2017, Abu Dhabi (UAE): Delegates attending the International Conference of Sports for Women (ICSW), taking place at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC) from 6-7 November, will have their experience of the ground-breaking conference greatly enhanced thanks to a new mobile App that has been launched by...
  • 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...