• 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,...
  • 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...
  • OWN IT: The Power Of Women At Work

    April 11th, 2017, Dubai (UAE) Ellevate Dubai is pleased to announce its upcoming 2017 Forum; a continuation of the annual event that has gained impressive momentum over the past few years with entrepreneurs and business leaders of both genders. Taking place on the morning of 30th of April (08:30am –...
  • Striving to Achieve Gender Equality

    Dubai, UAE: According to a new survey carried out by Professional Women’s Community, Hopscotch, 6 out of 10 women believe the UAE still has work to do to achieve gender equality. The survey was released to understand the views of women and the ways in which they feel empowerment...
  • Powering Women via Financial Literacy

    Empower Women Global Champion for Change Rochelle R. Dean Consultant and founder of Candid Concepts Development partnered with Marion Bethel-Sears Women’s Rights and United Nations committee on the elimination of discrimination against Women elected expert along with Director Gaynel Curry of the Department of Gender and Family Affairs to...
  • Creating Conducive Environment for Shepreneurs

    Sharjah (UAE), March 15th, 2017: Since the UAE gained its independence in the 1970’s, Emirati women have worked side-by-side with their male counterparts towards the nation’s advancement and achievement. The invaluable efforts and sound guidance by the UAE’s wise leadership to uplift women’s status have led the UAE to...