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  • Another medal for UAE at Special Olympics World Games UAE

    March 17th, 2019, Abu Dhabi (UAE): The UAE’s Hamda Al Hosani will have to make room for another medal in her cabinet after winning gold in the 200m final at Special Olympics World Games. At Dubai Police Stadium today, the 30-year-old sprinter crossed the finish line in an impressive time...
  • UAE Women in Civil Engineering

    March 13th, 2019, Abu Dhabi (UAE): The Department of Civil Engineering at Abu Dhabi University (ADU) hosted the “2ndannual fib-UAE Women in Civil Engineering” (WICE) Forum. The forum was organized by Dr. Reem Sabouni, Associate Professor and Chair of Women Engineersfib-UAE,and it waspart of the fib-UAE engineering week,held in...
  • Women in Finance

    Women have long been underserved by the financial advisory sector – but this is now changing. This is the assessment of deVere Switzerland, part of one of the world’s largest independent financial advisory organisations, which recently held the ‘Women in Finance’ summit in Zurich ahead of International Women’s Day today. deVere...
  • Women of the Channel

    March 8th, 2019 was International Women’s Day, a time when the world recognizes the contributions and accomplishments of women across the globe and acknowledges the continuing strides being made toward a more gender-balanced world. Xerox has consistently worked to build a workforce that exemplifies and values diversity at all organizational...
  • Status of Gender Equality

    Governments around the world are paying more attention to gender equality but progress is too slow and uneven, and much remains to be done to increase women’s rights, opportunities and participation in public life and senior jobs, according to the OECD. Despite gender equality reforms in many countries, with...
  • Culture of Equality Is A Powerful Multiplier of Workplace Innovation, Accenture

    March 10th, 2019Dubai (UAE): Aworkplace culture of equalityis a powerful multiplier of innovation and growth, according to new research from Accenture (NYSE: ACN). Published today in the company’s “Getting to Equal 2019” report,the research found that employees’ innovation mindset—their willingness and ability to innovate—is six times higher in companies with a...
  • UAE Aviation Incubator Marks IWD2019 with Ideation Workshop

    March 6th, 2019, Dubai (UAE): Intelak, the UAE’s aviation, travel, and tourism-focused incubator, marked International Women’s Day with an ideation workshop and mentoring session to dive into the history of, and activate the participation of GCC women in the region’s travel industry. This was the first time Intelak hosted...
  • OECD to mark International Women’s Day 

    Gender equality is vital for both well-being and in order for economies to prosper and provide sustainable, inclusive growth. The OECD will launch two new reports tracking progress on women’s rights, opportunities and participation in public life during its March on Gender events at the OECD Conference Centre to mark International Women’s...
  • Gartner Says Middle East and North Africa IT Spending to Reach $160 Billion in 2019

    March 4, 2019, Dubai (UAE): Middle East and North Africa (MENA) IT spending is projected to reach $160 billion in 2019, a 1.8 percent increase from 2018, according to the latest forecast by Gartner, Inc. “In 2019, businesses in MENA are set to increase their IT spending in all...