April2018

  • ENGIE’s Women’s Euro-Arabian North Pole Expedition 2018 is set to reach new heights

    April 15th, 2018, Dubai (UAE): An international team of women from across the Middle East (Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, and Saudi Arabia) and Europe will set out to ski the last degree to the North Pole in April 2018 in order to promote greater cross-cultural dialogues, to inspire all women...
  • Nobel Peace Laureate Tawakkol Karman Named AUW Commencement Speaker

    April 9th, 2018, Chittagong, Bangladesh: Tawakkol Karman, a Yemeni journalist, activist, and recipient of the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize, will give the keynote address during the Sixth Commencement Ceremony of Asian University for Women (AUW) on May 12th, 2018. Karman is a prominent advocate of democracy, freedom of expression,...
  • Cisco: From Empowerment to Impact

    Technology has played a pivotal role empowering women not just digitally but socio-politically and economically as well. Through a parallel reality that is the World Wide Web women have already begun leaning in. That said, there is still a long way to go, many biases to be dealt with...
  • Enabling the Corporate Climb

    Tell us about the program and the reason it is being offered? Hira: Leadership skills (which are the core offering of this program) are necessary to run and lead a successful career. It’s the latter that differentiates you from the rest and helps you in exceling. I have always...
  • Applications Open for NAMA’s Unique Badiri Social Entrepreneurship Programme

    April 4th, 2018, Sharjah (UAE): The Badiri Education and Development Academy has announced that applications are now open for its Badiri Social Entrepreneurship Programme (BSEP), a hands-on programme that educates the participants on how to run a profitable business and use it to have a positive social impact. During...
  • Women with PCOS have higher chances of developing uterine cancer, say experts

    April 3, 2018, Dubai, UAE: Polycystic Ovaries Syndrome – a prevalent condition among the women in the UAE – can increasingly put women at risk of uterine cancer, reducing their chances of fertility. Moreover, PCOS is also a significant cause behind obesity, another major reason for uterine cancer. As...
  • IGCF: Top Women Influencers Debate Female Leadership and its Role in Digital Societies

    April 1st, 2018, SHARJAH (UAE): A panel of distinguished female politicians, entrepreneurs and academics took part in a discussion on the final day of the 7th International Government Communication Forum (IGCF) at Expo Centre Sharjah to discuss the role of women leaders in the digital future. Vanessa D’Ambrosio the...