UAE

  • Sheikha Bodour Al Qasimi Elected President of Emirates Publishers Association for Second Time

    Sharjah (UAE), May 17th, 2017: In recognition of her ongoing efforts to develop the publishing industry in the UAE, Emirati publishers have unanimously elected Sheikha Bodour bint Sultan Al Qasimi, Founder and CEO of Kalimat Group, as President of the Emirates Publishers Association (EPA) for the second time. Once...
  • NYU Abu Dhabi engaging women via weSTEM

    Scientific innovation is essential in all fields of life in the contemporary, globalized world. The Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) workforce is crucial to the world’s economic competitiveness and innovative capacity. Ironically, women who make up approximately 50 percent of the workforce of the developed world are disproportionately...
  • REACH Initiates First Mentor Mapping Workshop for UAE

    February 7th, 2016, Dubai (UAE):   As part of its strategy to support, develop and accelerate the adoption of structured mentoring programs in the Middle East, REACH, the first non-profit organization dedicated to professional women mentoring and leadership in the region, hosted the first mapping workshop for mentoring organizations in the...
  • Role of Gender in Thyroid Cancer

    United Arab Emirates: According to report released during the 12th Middle East Update in Otolaryngology Conference & Exhibition (ME-OTO) held in Dubai earlier this year, the past two decades has seen an almost three-fold increase in the incidence of thyroid cancer globally. Thyroid cancer is the second most common...
  • Arab Woman Awards 2015 UAE announces panel of illustrious judges

    Dubai, UAE: The Arab Woman Awards UAE’s organisers have finalised an illustrious panel of female judges for the Awards’ 2015 edition. The awards aim to raise public awareness of significant achievements by Arab women in the region and provide young women with inspirational role models. Nominations for participants are...
  • Lady Liz Riesenburg: Today’s Renaissance woman

    Interview by Claire Dangalan You might remember her as that young lady who kayaked for 25 kilometers around the Palm Jumeirah and Dubai Marina with fellow British expat Julia Cafferkey to raise funds for Lara’s Foundation back in 2012. And if you’re a tennis enthusiast, you’ve probably heard that...
  • Report: Empowering Women in the UAE

    Celebrating National Women’s Achievements ahead of the UAE's Government Summit 2015 Ahead of the Government Summit, UAE women’s attainment in terms of education, labor participation and political representation are at the forefront of the country’s major achievements, report by Maha Tazi.   Education According to the 2013 Global Gender...
  • Just the Facts

    History is a continuous chain of events. The present is only an extension of the past. Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan.  “A place without women is a place without spirit.” Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, 18 December, 2006. “In other countries, women have had to fight for...
  • Sights & Sounds UAE

    Capturing the UAE in all its glory on the auspicious occasion of its 43rd National Day. Photography by Ayesha Asim.   Share This:...