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  • Mums@Work Career Fair, first of its kind in MENA

    February 18th, 2018, Dubai (UAE): Following the success of its ‘Return to Work’ programme in 2017, Mums@Work, a UAE-based organisation dedicated to bringing talented women back to the workforce, has announced that it will be hosting the region’s first Return to Work Career Fair. The event will provide the...
  • Calling for Third Women’s Revolution To Enable Augmented Humanity

    Dubai-UAE: 12 February 2018 – At the World Government Summit 2018, Arianna Huffington, founder and CEO of Thrive Global asked women to redesign the world they want to inherit. “We are working in a world where to be constantly ‘switched on’ is rewarded, where burnout equals success, where we...
  • The Future of Human Culture

    February 14th, 2018, Dubai (UAE): The way in which we produce and consume culture is transforming in the 21st century and will continue to change thanks to the impact of technology, including artificial intelligence (AI), on creative industries. That was the message delivered in the panel discussion ‘What is the...
  • Growing Cyberspace Threat Demands Policy Leadership and Cooperation

    January 28th, 2018, DAVOS: The increasingly networked, digitized, and connected world is vulnerable to cyber threats that can only be addressed by the combined capabilities of the public and private sectors, according to a new report compiled by the World Economic Forum in collaboration with The Boston Consulting Group...
  • Dubai Business Women Council launches ‘Spirit Of Zayed’ mentorship programme for UAE’s trailblazing women

    January 23rd, 2018, Dubai (UAE): Dubai Business Women Council (DBWC) has marked the ‘Year of Zayed’ with the launch of a mentorship programme designed to honour the pioneering vision ofSheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the Founding Father in the UAE, and facilitate  the full participation of women across...
  • Social Entrepreneurship training opportunity for UAE Women

    January 17th, 2018, Sharjah (UAE): Twenty UAE-based women will get a chance to harness their innovation skills to benefit society in a 10-month long “Badiri Social Entrepreneurship Programme”. The programme is a partnership between Badiri Education and Development, one of NAMA Women Advancement Establishment’s (NAMA) entities, and the UK-based...
  • Abu Dhabi-based sustainability initiatives pledge to make a difference at WEEGS

    Dec 7th, 2017, Abu Dhabi (UAE): Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company (Masdar), the Zayed Future Energy Prize (ZFEP), Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week (ADSW) and the Women in Sustainability, Environment and Renewable Energy (WiSER) initiative have pledged to support the advancement of women as drivers of sustainable economic growth. All...
  • Concrete Steps to Promote Women’s Leadership in Economic Growth Taken at WEEGS

    December 6th, 2017, Sharjah (UAE): The first Women’s Economic Empowerment Global Summit (WEEGS 2017) signaled the implementation of one of the recommendations of the UN Secretary General’s High-level Panel Report on Women’s Economic Empowerment, which was to address the issue of women’s economic empowerment by working directly with female...
  • Taking the Agenda of Advancing Emirati Women in Economy a Step Ahead

    December 6th, 2017, Sharjah (UAE): ‘Of women, by women, for women’, was the vibe at the women-only panel, which kick-started day two’s proceedings today (Tuesday) at the Women’s Economic Empowerment Global Summit (WEEGS 2017). HH Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah,...