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  • Reach Mentoring, Lebanese League of Women in Business join forces to empower women

    Dubai, UAE: A first-of-its-kind agreement has been signed between Reach, the first non-profit organization dedicated to mentoring and leadership of women professionals in the Middle East, and the Lebanese League of Women in Business (“LLWB”), a socio-economic association committed to developing and supporting women’s leadership initiatives in Lebanon. As part...
  • Sheikha Bodour Al Qasimi named Chair of WEF’s MENA Regional Business Council

    Jordan, May 21, 2017: The World Economic Forum (WEF) has named Sheikha Bodour bint Sultan Al Qasimi, Chairperson of Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq) – UAE, as the Chair of the World Economic Forum’s Regional Business Council (RBC) for the Middle East and North Africa. Sheikha Bodour’s appointment...
  • Sheikha Bodour Al Qasimi Elected As President of Emirates Publishers Association for Second Time

    Sharjah (UAE), May 17th, 2017: In recognition of her ongoing efforts to develop the publishing industry in the UAE, Emirati publishers have unanimously elected Sheikha Bodour bint Sultan Al Qasimi, Founder and CEO of Kalimat Group, as President of the Emirates Publishers Association (EPA) for the second time. Once...
  • Girls Power Tech

    Dubai (UAE) May 16th, 2017: Cisco hosted its annual Girls Power Tech event at its Dubai office, where more than 60 female students from several schools had the opportunity to interact with technology professionals, Cisco executives, other women role models and peers. Aligned with the UN’s global Girls in...
  • OPINION: Care Work, Gender and Sustainability

    Every day, mothers, daughters, sisters labor on, remaining unrecognized, unacknowledged toiling rigorously for the continuation of societies and communities all across the world. While hundreds of thousands walk miles and miles to get water for entire families, others take care of the elderly at home and yet there many...
  • Ending the Darkness of Violence in Kenya

    TAP AFRICA Is an organization based in Kenya that engages teens in addressing community challenges, in order to help them develop into young change agents. The Teens Weave stars project is a campaign aimed at helping end Gender Based Violence in Kenya. The concept came into existence as a...
  • 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?...