• Women’s Role in Key Sectors of Energy, Environment and Media Highlighted at WEEGS

    December 4th, 2017, Sharjah (UAE): Among the major topics discussed on the first day of the Women’s Economic Empowerment Global Summit (WEEGS 2017), the impediments to the participation of women in the occupations of energy, environment and media, and the need to integrate them more strongly into these key...
  • Sharjah UAE Ruler Attends the First Women’s Economic Empowerment Global Summit Inaugural Ceremony

    December 4th, 2017, Sharjah (UAE): The first Women’s Economic Empowerment Global Summit (WEEGS 2017) inaugurated today in the presence of His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council Ruler of Sharjah, his wife, Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Chairperson of NAMA...
  • Special Interview: Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Executive Director, UN Women – Women’s Economic Empowerment Global Summit

    In the wake of the upcoming Women’s Economic Empowerment Global Summit (WEEGS) to be held on 4th and 5th of December at Expo Centre Sharjah, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Executive Director, UN Women, talks about the partnership with NAMA Women Advancement Establishment and the expected major outcomes of the much awaited...
  • WEEGS COVERAGE: Women Summit to Demand more Active Policies to Empower Women in the Workplace

    November 25TH, 2017, Sharjah (UAE): Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah and Chairperson of NAMA Women Advancement Establishment (NAMA), has called on governments, business communities and civil societies across the world to adopt more effective policies for the economic...
  • WEEGS COVERAGE: Bringing Together Key Women Entrepreneurs and Investors

    November 27th, 2017, Sharjah (UAE): The ‘NAMA Women Advancement Establishment’ and the New York-based ‘Women Investing in Women Digital’ are calling on women entrepreneurs to participate in the first edition of the ‘Women Economic Empowerment Global Summit’ (WEEGS), where they can connect with investors to expand their businesses. The...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Women’s Rights and Activism – Difference and Unity

    On thinking about women’s rights and activism, unity and difference, I had considered the theory of Intersectionality as an important factor in a woman’s lived experience of marginalisation and oppression. This is an important exploration insomuch as the women’s rights movement needs to be inclusive of women from all...
  • Of Women, Manels And Gender Stereotype in Pakistan

    Women are one of the biggest emerging (and continuously growing) consumer markets in the world – online and off – with their impact in the next decade on global economy as significant as India and China to say the least. While women are now being touted as the third...