gender and inclusion

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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...
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    TAP Africa Announces Call for Changemakers

    TAP Africa –a youth-focused initiative that exists to tap and develop the potential of young people as agents of change in their communities, is inviting changemakers across the globe to help support its groundbreaking, successfully running flagship program, Digital Literacy for Employability and Entrepreneurship Project (DLEEP). Through the call,...
  • ARiiSE Inclusion

    “It doesn’t matter if you can see or not, because we are always in the dark. Fears are overwhelming especially the fear we might fail. All these fears conspire against us to paralyze us. But life is ever changing, and we still reach out and embark on great adventures....
  • LEGO®promotes Gender Equality Through #SheBuiltIt Campaign

    Dubai, (UAE): Summertime is over and it’s time for back to school season, but that doesn’t mean that playtime is over.  This month, LEGO®, the household name that has brought the joy of building into the homes of millions of families around the world, is running a social media...
  • Delivering Inclusive Progress, Not Promises at the Workplace

    Supporting Women at the Workplace – a highly relevant topic that needs more attention than a mere bird’s eye view. So what is it all about? Women’s Empowerment – Economic Empowerment, Gender Equality at the Workplace, supporting women etc.– these are some of the buzzwords emphatically voiced these days,...
  • Pearl Initiative, NAMA Engage in Research on Women’s Participation in Gulf Workforce

    The Pearl Initiative’s Women in the Economy reportwill beout this December, offering an evidence-based and consolidated outlook on women’s experiences in the workforce across the Gulf Region   July 7th, 2019, Sharjah (UAE): Pearl Initiative, the leading non-profit organisation fostering corporate accountability and transparency across the Gulf Region, recently held...
  • Do Tech to Empower

    Education is key to economic empowerment and for societies to flourish sustainably, it is equally important to encourage inclusion. Coupled with this, technology is a tool which can be leveraged for socio-economic benefits – in short for the greater good globally. Together these elements create communities that not only...
  • Striving to achieve Gender Equality

    Dubai, UAE: According to a new survey carried out by Professional Women’s Community, Hopscotch, 6 out of 10 women believe the UAE still has work to do to achieve gender equality. The survey was released to understand the views of women and the ways in which they feel empowerment...