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  • Pakistan’s 1st National Women in Law Awards and Symposium on Diversity & Inclusion

    Pakistan’s 1st National Women in Law Awards and Symposium on Diversity & Inclusion

    Women in Law Initiative Pakistan is a leading and pioneer collective working for equality of opportunity and networking of female lawyers in Pakistan. It was established in the year 2016 and has consistently worked to highlight and mainstream gender equality in the legal profession through seminars, conferences, policy input,...
  • New UN Women data confirms violence against women has worsened due to the COVID-19 pandemic

    New UN Women data confirms violence against women has worsened due to the COVID-19 pandemic 

    November 24th, 2021, (New York, USA): On the eve of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women (25 November), a new report released by UN Women highlights the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on women’s safety at home and in public spaces. The report shows that women’s feelings of...
  • Innovating the blend of perfection

    Innovating the blend of perfection

    Tell us a bit about yourself and the journey that led you to where you are now? Hello, my name is Laura, and I am the founder of BRW Society, a locally based, tea brand on a mission to get the UAE drinking better quality tea. I moved to Dubai in 2018 and straight...
  • Inspiring Innovation in the Legal Landscape

    Inspiring Innovation in the Legal Landscape

    Tell us a bit about yourself and the journey that led you to where you are now? My name is Rima Mrad and I am a partner with BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP, a regional law firm with our headquarters in DIFC. I am a corporate commercial...
  • talabat appoints new female UAE MD

    talabat appoints new female UAE MD 

    Following Toon's departure, 2 senior executives have been appointed to talabat's C-suite; Jérémy Doutté, talabat UAE's VP of the UAE is promoted to Chief Business Officer, overseeing all of talabat's regional markets and Key Accounts. Tareq Barto, previously SVP International Markets at Delivery Hero SE, talabat's parent company, joins...
  • First Saudi NFT marketplace, Nuqtah, closes Pre-Seed Round

    First Saudi NFT marketplace, Nuqtah, closes Pre-Seed Round

    Nuqtah, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s first and leading NFT marketplace, closed their Pre-Seed round led by Shorooq Partners and joined by strategic angel investors. The Company founded by Salwa Radwi plans to become the de facto platform for the Saudi and MENA digital creative economy. NFTs represent a...
  • Spearheading Wholesome Goodness

    Spearheading Wholesome Goodness

    Tell us a bit about yourself and the journey that led you to where you are now? I was born and brought up in India’s capital, New Delhi. I studied at the city’s Sardar Patel Vidyalaya, followed by the University of Delhi where I got my undergraduate degree in...
  • Strengthening Dubai's orientation as a leading destination for entrepreneurs

    Strengthening Dubai’s orientation as a leading destination for entrepreneurs

    The Dubai Business Women Council (DBWC) has selected 52 mentees to take part in the 4th cycle of its Mentorship Programme, which will continue for a period six months. A meeting was held recently at the Council premises in the presence of selected mentees, mentors who had volunteered to...
  • A Practical Guide to Sustainable Debt For Gender Equality

    UN Women, IFC and the International Capital Market Association (ICMA) launched, on November 16th, 2021, a new practical guide to using sustainable bond issuances to advance gender equality, entitled “Bonds to Bridge the Gender Gap: A Practitioner’s Guide to Using Sustainable Debt for Gender Equality“. Gender inequalities persist in...
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