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  • Ambreen Musa: Surpassing the FinTech Frontier

    Tell us about yourself and how you started your professional journey? Originally from Mauritius, I moved to Australia to pursue my undergraduate degree in business. Even before I embarked on my corporate career, I was already smitten by the idea of becoming an entrepreneur. At the age of 21,...
  • The Gender Balancing Act

    Abu Dhabi UAE, June 15th, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced that it will achieve a gender-balanced workforce, with 50 percent women and 50 percent men, by 2025. “We believe strongly that gender equality is essential for a high-performing, innovation-led organization,” said Pierre Nanterme, Accenture’s chairman and CEO....
  • RESEARCH: Community Education, Feminist Literacy and Consciousness Raising

    Pedagogy is an important part of education, for it is the art of teaching. It helps guide the student on best teaching methods and how to raise consciousness. Learning, teaching and development is underpinned by cultural, social and political values that we have. The sharing of ideas is an...
  • Bringing Pakistani Female Techpreneurs to Limelight

    Startup Grind Islamabad and CIRCLE, through its Women and Business Chapter Islamabad (capital of Pakistan), recently brought local women techpreneurs to limelight in a panel discussion and networking event held at the National Incubation Centre (NIC) on Friday, May, 26th, 2017. Moderated by CIRCLE CEO, Sadaffe Abid, the panel...
  • Mumzworld Takes the Lead in Bringing Mumz Back into the Workplace

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Mumzworld, the region’s leading e-commerce platform for everything mother, baby and child, takes yet another step in helping to empower mothers, this time with the unique introduction of a ‘returnship’ programme for those qualified professional mumz looking to re-enter the workplace. The initiative introduced by...
  • Strategic MoU encourages women into real estate sector in Saudi Arabia

    Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, May 31st, 2017: JLL, the world’s leading real estate investment and advisory firm, and Effat University, a private non-profit institution of higher education for women in Saudi Arabia, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that encourages students into the real estate sector. The...
  • Activating Social Impact

    BizWorld UAE received the Best Social Enterprise Award during the Ta’atheer Social Impact Awards ceremony which was held in Dubai recently. BizWorld UAE received the award for its impact as a social enterprise in implementing programs aimed at developing entrepreneurships education and financial literacy across the Middle East. In...
  • The Need for Gender Equality Programming in Times of Crisis

    In times of humanitarian crises, gender issues have often gone unnoticed and ignored. Armed conflicts and natural disasters have profoundly different impacts on women, girls, boys and men. Displacement can exacerbate already existing gender inequalities. Applying gender equality programming in times of crises is an important step towards gender...
  • NAMA Calls for Strengthening Empowerment Programmes for Refugee Women

    Amman, Jordan, May 24th, 2017: NAMA Women Advancement Establishment (NAMA) has called for the intensification of international efforts to support refugee women professionally, economically and socially. The women empowerment organisation, which works to move the status of women beyond equality to ensuring they become fully productive members of society,...