December2019

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    USD 70 Trillion in Investment Over the Next 10 Years For SDGs

    December 30th, 2019, Abu Dhabi (UAE): Meeting the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals with require up to USD 7 trillion of global investment each year till 2030, according to the United Nations’ own figures. In parallel, governments and the private sector will have to adopt new policies and business...
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    Capacity building camp empowers women

    December 20th, 2019, Sharjah (UAE): Sajaya Young Ladies of Sharjah (SYL), a subsidiary of the Rubu’ Qarn Foundation for Creating Leaders and Innovators, concluded the 6th edition of Afaaq Leadership Camp on Thursday, which was organised to empower young women with the 21st Century skills of critical thinking and...
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    Women’s Committee raise awareness, support women in the banking sector

    December 16th, 2019, Dubai (UAE):  The first-of-its-kind Women’s Committee set up by the Emirates Institute for Banking and Financial Studies (EIBFS), a regional leader in banking and finance education and training, met recently at an event titled, “Her challenges – Her ideas” to discuss its agenda and objectives. Ms....
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    Cyber Safety Ambassadors ready to educate their peers

    December 16th, 2019, Sharjah (UAE): Following the conclusion of the training workshops for the Child Safety Department (CSD)’s ‘Cyber Safety Ambassadors’ initiative, which aims to provide children and youth with the skills and training to guide their peers towards best practices in online safety, its 24 participants have been...
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    Gulf Businesses Encourage Inclusion

    December 16th, 2019, Sharjah (UAE): Businesses across the Gulf Region are increasingly striving to empower women in the workforce, but key challenges persist and require immediate addressal to leverage the full power of women, according to newly unveiled survey results by the Pearl Initiative and NAMA Women Advancement Establishment...
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    Be The Change To Empower Woman

    December 11th, 2019, Sharjah (UAE): Be the change you want to see in the world, was the message from Philip Harding, CEO and Co-founder IMPACTJUNKIE, an organisation that brings together entrepreneurs and investors to solve global problems through entrepreneurship, on the second day of the Women’s Economic Empowerment Global...
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    Dubai UAE Graduate Report – Gender

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    Leadership lessons from businesswomen at WEEGS 2019

    December 10th, 2019, Sharjah (UAE): Change-makers, influencers, and entrepreneurs from across the UAE and the world conducted a total of 14 informative workshops on the first day of Women’s Economic Empowerment Global Summit (WEEGS), that was inaugurated today at the Al Jawaher Reception and Convention Centre (JRCC) in Sharjah....
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    Ruler of Sharjah Opens Women’s Economic Empowerment Global Summit 2019

    December 10th, 2019, Sharjah (UAE): His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, has asserted that he will personally support programmes and efforts to empower women around the world, particularly in Africa, Asia and Latin America. The Sharjah Ruler...