• Women Empowered: Transnational Youth Entrepreneurship conference to be held at NYU Abu Dhabi

    November 12th, 2017, Abu Dhabi (UAE): As part of its efforts to promote female leadership and empowerment, the Women’s Leadership Network at NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) will host its second annual student-led conference on Friday, November 17, from 9:30am to 3pm. The conference, titled Women Empowered: Transnational Youth Entrepreneurship,...
  • From Intent to Impact

    To read about the second day of the Global WIL Economic Forum 2017, click here. October 25th, 2017, Dubai (UAE): More than 600 business leaders, policy-makers, entrepreneurs, NGOs, artists and youth from around the world, gathered today at the Ritz-Carlton DIFC, Dubai, for the first day of the Global...
  • First Women’s Economic Empowerment Global Summit to be held in Sharjah UAE

    October 24th, 2017, Sharjah (UAE): NAMA Women Advancement Establishment (NAMA) and United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women)—the organizers of the first edition of the Women’s Economic Empowerment Global Summit (WEEGS), set to take place in Sharjah from 4 to 5 December 2017—are...
  • Women Empowerment Organization unveils new digital platform at UAE’s tech exhibition

    Sharjah (UAE)h, October 10th, 2017: NAMA Women Advancement Establishment (NAMA) has launched its Badiri Business Entrepreneurship Virtual Academy with 16 episodes and four e-books that aim to empower entrepreneurs and equip them with the skills to reach their highest potential. The platform was launched in partnership with Bel Pesce,...
  • ME Organizations Rank Closing Skills Gap as Top Business Priority

    DUBAI (UAE) October 9th, 2017: Closing the skills gap is the top business priority for 40 percent of Middle East and North Africa organizations, one of the world’s leading digital skills enablers, SAP, announced today at GITEX Technology Week 2017. In the Digital Economy, where the only certainty is...
  • Teachers: influential changemakers

    Abu Dhabi (UAE) October 8th, 2017: Her Excellency Sheikha Lubna bint Khalid Al Qasimi, UAE Minister of State for Tolerance, highlighted the importance of teachers as mentors and ‘agents of change’ in a ‘Meet the Mentor’ session on the opening day of the Qudwa 2017 Global Teachers’ Forum. The...
  • Investing in equality

    UAE, August 28th, 2017: Saxo Bank, the online multi-asset trading and investment specialist, today marked the third annual Emirati Women’s Day with the launch of an online trading programme for UAE women which aims to further enhance women empowerment in the country. Launched in 2015 by HH Sheikha Fatima...
  • Bodour Al Qasimi, UNESCO Sign MoU to Enhance Cultural Cooperation

    Paris, France, August 10th, 2017: A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has recently been signed by Sheikha Bodour Bint Sultan Al Qasimi, President of the Emirates Publishers Association (EPA), Head of Sharjah’s World Book Capital Organising Committee; and Irina Bokova, Director General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural...
  • 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,...