• Accelerating Women’s Communal Progress

    May 6th, 2018, Sharjah (UAE): NAMA Women Advancement Establishment (NAMA) has recently concluded visits to leading academic institutions, municipal councils and ladies club branches across Sharjah, introducing its three affiliates and their programmes, which are designed to empower and develop women and accelerate their progress within their communities. As...
  • Dubai Business Women Council holds workshop on Blockchain Technology

    April 25th, 2018, Dubai (UAE): The Dubai Business Women Council, in cooperation with the American University in Dubai, organized a workshop at the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry on the topics of Blockchain Technology and Cryptocurrencies. The workshop is part of the council’s efforts to enhance the knowledge...
  • ENGIE’s Women’s Euro-Arabian North Pole Expedition 2018 is set to reach new heights

    April 15th, 2018, Dubai (UAE): An international team of women from across the Middle East (Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, and Saudi Arabia) and Europe will set out to ski the last degree to the North Pole in April 2018 in order to promote greater cross-cultural dialogues, to inspire all women...
  • Nobel Peace Laureate Tawakkol Karman Named AUW Commencement Speaker

    April 9th, 2018, Chittagong, Bangladesh: Tawakkol Karman, a Yemeni journalist, activist, and recipient of the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize, will give the keynote address during the Sixth Commencement Ceremony of Asian University for Women (AUW) on May 12th, 2018. Karman is a prominent advocate of democracy, freedom of expression,...
  • Applications Open for NAMA’s Unique Badiri Social Entrepreneurship Programme

    April 4th, 2018, Sharjah (UAE): The Badiri Education and Development Academy has announced that applications are now open for its Badiri Social Entrepreneurship Programme (BSEP), a hands-on programme that educates the participants on how to run a profitable business and use it to have a positive social impact. During...
  • Women with PCOS have higher chances of developing uterine cancer, say experts

    April 3, 2018, Dubai, UAE: Polycystic Ovaries Syndrome – a prevalent condition among the women in the UAE – can increasingly put women at risk of uterine cancer, reducing their chances of fertility. Moreover, PCOS is also a significant cause behind obesity, another major reason for uterine cancer. As...
  • IGCF: Top Women Influencers Debate Female Leadership and its Role in Digital Societies

    April 1st, 2018, SHARJAH (UAE): A panel of distinguished female politicians, entrepreneurs and academics took part in a discussion on the final day of the 7th International Government Communication Forum (IGCF) at Expo Centre Sharjah to discuss the role of women leaders in the digital future. Vanessa D’Ambrosio the...
  • Digital Diplomacy Can Help Governments Shape Effective Foreign Policy, Says Expert

    March 28th, 2018, Sharjah (UAE): Diplomats must demonstrate and prove their presence in today’s digital world through strategic, creative and analysed messages to create an effective foreign policy for their governments, a communication specialist said. Speaking during an interactive session titled “Digital Diplomacy in Government Communication,” on the day one of...
  • Stockholm Forum on Gender Equality to bring together top names from more than 100 countries

    Award-winning author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Executive Director of UN Women Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka and human rights counsellor Colin Gonsalves are some of the 500 gender equality actors who will participate in the Stockholm Forum on Gender Equality on 15–17 April.  The Stockholm Forum on Gender Equality will bring together just...