April2019

  • Women’s Health and Wellbeing Conference concludes on a high note

    April 30th, 2019, Dubai (UAE):The Women’s Health and Wellbeing Conference has ended on a high note by tackling a wide range of vital issues that directly affect women’s personal and professional life, in the presence of over 70 attendees. Organized by the Dubai Business Women Council (DBWC) in collaboration...
  • Accessing Economic Empowerment Via Tech

    We are living in a world that has not only transformed into a global village, but is also one that is very-fast paced, thanks to technology. And it keeps on changing every single day. Those who are not able to get even a slice of technology are left miles...
  • A Roadmap to Digital Inclusion and Economic Empowerment

    Some 30 odd years ago, when the hit action series Knight Rider was aired on TV, audiences watched in awe and wonder when Michael Knight talked to his car via his watch. These are not just fantastical movies anymore but 21stcentury realities, with talking phones and smart homes to...
  • Prospects of Blockchain & Women’s Participation

    Blockchain, as we know it, has several definitions. One of such simple definitions is that a blockchain is a chain of chronological blocks which represents a distributed database, existing on multiple computers at the same time. It is a continuously growing list of digital records in blocks which are...
  • Big Heart Foundation Social Campaign Challenges Popular Perception of Refugees  

    April 23rd, 2019, Sharjah (UAE): The Big Heart Foundation (TBHF), a Sharjah-based global humanitarian organisation dedicated to helping refugees and people in need worldwide, has launched a social media campaign with the hashtag #NotANumber. The community awareness campaign aims to drive a change in people’s perception about refugees –...
  • Enabling Young Girls To Reach Full Potential in Kenya

    April 23rd, 2019, Kenya (Nairobi): The Shima Foundation organized a three-day Lluna Girls Leadership program; an initiative aimed at providing a platform for girls in Africa to learn and practice leadership in various sectors and aspects of life through mentorship sessions, cultural exchange and exposure opportunities, as well as motivational...
  • Art for Life

    Who is Sneha Churiwal? Sneha Churiwal is an ambitious girl who wants to create an impact and value for others through her work. She likes being around people from different backgrounds and age groups. Despite her formal education in finance and her initial career choices, her undying passion for...
  • MA’AN Authority reveals mission to make a social impact in Abu Dhabi, UAE

    Ma’an invites communities to find solutions to social challenges and grow the “third sector” in Abu Dhabi Ma’an will encourage the development of more community-based organizations and promote collaboration across sectors of society   April 22nd, 2019, Abu Dhabi (UAE): Supporting the growth of the community, developing innovative solutions for...
  • Empowering Women of Pakistan Through Microfinance

    Tell us about the CSC Empowerment and Inclusion Programme– when was it formed and the reason behind its establishment? The CSC Empowerment and Inclusion Programme, previously Community Support Concern (CSC), was one of the pioneer organizations to provide microfinance to poor households of Pakistan. Established in 1989, CSC has...