In the News

  • One step forward against cyber harassment of female journalist

    Washington, DC/Athens, Ohio (USA), October 14th, 2017: The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) has just received a grant from the Craig Newmark Foundation to conduct research in the United States on online harassment of women journalists. Dr. Michelle Ferrier, founder of TrollBusters, will be the principal investigator on the...
  • 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 delivering on UN SDG 4

    Abu Dhabi (UAE) October 8th, 2017 – Teachers hold the key to fuelling sustainable growth, building social cohesion and stability, and promoting tolerance and equality, a plenary session themed ‘Equity in Education: Delivering on SDG4’ highlighted on Day 2 of Qudwa 2017 Global Teachers’ Forum in Abu Dhabi. Exploring...
  • WolTech creates ripples of women’s empowerment

    Tunisia, Oct 3rd, 2017: WoLTech association recently organized an innovative event within its mentoring program the Tunisia Mentoring Council (TMC). The event, Entrepreneurship bus, is intended for mentees and mentors of TMC and has been achieved through efforts of a great team of WoLTechers led by Noura Ghali, WoLTech Vice...
  • Enabling Women’s Workplace Empowerment

    Karachi, Pakistan, Sept 22nd, 2017: K Electric, National Foods, Engro Corp, and Standard Chartered have partnered with entrepreneurial innovator, CIRCLE Pakistan, to embark on a program that commits to empowering women in the workplace starting Sept. 21st. Elevate Pakistan is a program and advocacy campaign created by CIRCLE Pakistan,...
  • Women’s Empowerment Highlighted in Short Film, Strappa

    LOS ANGELES, CA, USA: The Farhang Foundation Short Film Festival returns Sept. 30, with the film Strappa chosen as one of their six finalists in this highly competitive festival. The duo behind Strappa, meaning ‘to rip or tear’ in Italian are artist and filmmakers, Sepideh Salehi and Kamran Taherimoghaddam....
  • KPMG empowers UAE women through CSR initiative

    Dubai (UAE) September 10th, 2017: KPMG has launched a first-of-its-kind initiative, aimed at working women in the UAE under the national ‘Year or Giving’ initiative, as part of its ongoing corporate social responsibility (CSR) program. KPMG has donated and distributed over 200 ‘care packages’ containing a number of basic...
  • An International Plea for Humanity

    Innumerable speeches have been given on the subject of humanitarianism and the need to care for refugees. These powerful addresses have underlined how the global population is one big family whose members share a common destiny, with humanity being unable to advance its culture and civilisation unless it truly...