May2018

  • On Broaching Creativity, Awakenings & Empowerment

    Shandana Minhas and I met some 17 years ago, back in my hometown Karachi, Pakistan. We were both working for a celebrated women’s magazine SHE. Our Editor-in-Chief, Zuhra Kareem, had brought in this vibrant young woman – oozing with creativity and panache to do just that! I left SHE...
  • Digitizing the African Future

    Tell us about yourself and your professional journey? I am a trained engineer. Growing up, sciences were my favourite subjects which I excelled in through primary and high school. I ended up pursuing a course in engineering for my undergraduate.  While in my fourth year of study, my interests...
  • Cisco Inspires the Next-Generation of Women at Girls Power Tech Event in Dubai

    May 16th, 2018, Dubai (UAE): Cisco hosted its annual Girls Power Tech event at its Dubai office, where female students from GEMS, SUNMARKE, DIA and Collegiate American School in the UAE had the opportunity to interact with Cisco executives, technology professionals and other women role models and peers, and...
  • Arise Women!

    May 14th, 2018, Dubai (UAE): How Women Rise, a corporate guide for women written by women’s leadership expert Sally Helgesen and #1 global leadership coach Marshall Goldsmith, launches in Dubai with an elite business workshop hosted by Yardstick Marketing Management, a 360-degree marketing firm in the UAE and Right...
  • Empowering BusinessMums

    May 13th, 2018, Dubai (UAE): The Inaugural edition of the Middle East Mompreneur forum took place yesterday, Tuesday the 8th of May at the Zabeel Ladies Club. The event saw over 200 women in attendance, with a vested interest in gaining insight, motivation and teachings from some of the...
  • Groundbreaking women’s health event to challenge gender bias, taboos

    Some of the most serious issues related to women in Pakistan are their well-being and reproductive health. The World Bank has ranked Pakistani women’s general welfare and health among the lowest in the world. The situation, however, is not all that bleak. With the right efforts – implementable, advocated...
  • Accelerating Women’s Communal Progress

    May 6th, 2018, Sharjah (UAE): NAMA Women Advancement Establishment (NAMA) has recently concluded visits to leading academic institutions, municipal councils and ladies club branches across Sharjah, introducing its three affiliates and their programmes, which are designed to empower and develop women and accelerate their progress within their communities. As...