March2018

  • Digital Diplomacy Can Help Governments Shape Effective Foreign Policy, Says Expert

    March 28th, 2018, Sharjah (UAE): Diplomats must demonstrate and prove their presence in today’s digital world through strategic, creative and analysed messages to create an effective foreign policy for their governments, a communication specialist said. Speaking during an interactive session titled “Digital Diplomacy in Government Communication,” on the day one of...
  • Stockholm Forum on Gender Equality to bring together top names from more than 100 countries

    Award-winning author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Executive Director of UN Women Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka and human rights counsellor Colin Gonsalves are some of the 500 gender equality actors who will participate in the Stockholm Forum on Gender Equality on 15–17 April.  The Stockholm Forum on Gender Equality will bring together just...
  • Beyond the Glass Ceiling

    March 22nd, 2018, Dubai (UAE): Curtin University Dubai hosted its second Women of Wisdom Forum on Wednesday, 21 March, at The Address Hotel in Dubai. The Women of Wisdom Forum was launched last year to provide a platform for women to exchange ideas and knowledge on industry best-practices. The...
  • Noor AbdulMajeed: On Empowerment, Creativity & Gender

    Tell us a little about yourself and your creative journey? Nothing special to be said, a woman who faced and experienced a lot of being herself till she decided to write and she did … She wrote ten novels and raising three beautiful kids knowing for sure the more...
  • in5, Young Arab Leaders Organise Panel Discussion to Mark International Women’s Day

    March 13th, 2018, Dubai (UAE): in5, a Dubai-based start-up incubator, and Young Arab Leaders (YAL), an independent non-profit membership network, joined forces to host a panel discussion in celebration of International Women’s Day. Held on 7 March under the theme ‘Behind every successful woman is herself: You can have...
  • Empowering Women in Pakistan

    March 9th, 2018, Islamabad, Pakistan: Recognizing the immense achievements of Pakistani women and championing its vision of creating a diverse and inclusive workplace, IBEX. Pakistan celebrated the International Women’s Day with great fervor on March 8th, 2018. Nationwide activities and festivities were organized by the global Business Process Outsourcing...
  • CBRE and British Embassy host ‘Women in Business’ event in Abu Dhabi

    March 8th, 2018 , Abu Dhabi (UAE):  Leading businesswomen from some of the most influential and successful firms in Abu Dhabi gathered at CBRE’s second ‘Women in Business’ event co-hosted by the British Embassy Abu Dhabi, to engage in dialogue on women’s empowerment in the workplace. Hosted by the...
  • JLL supports UN WOMEN in driving gender equality

    March 8th, 2018, 2018, Dubai (UAE):  JLL, the world’s leading real estate investment and advisory firm, has joined global business leaders in further driving gender equality by signing the UN’s Women’s Empowerment Principles (WEPs). As one of the ‘world’s most ethical companies,’ JLL has been a long standing advocate of driving...
  • Women’s Empowerment in Saudi Arabia

    March 8th, 2018, Dubai (UAE): Women empowerment will take a prominent role in highlighting the Kingdom’s 2030 vision and the Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s ambitious post-oil economic plan which aims to reestablish Saudi as a more modern, tourist-friendly destination. In light of the recent appointments, Workforce Saudia has...