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  • Millennials taking center stage at EmTech MENA 2019

    Millennials taking center stage at EmTech MENA 2019

    Millennials taking center stage at EmTech MENA 2019; Ghena Alhanaee, Amer Al Jabri, Fouad Maksoud and Laila Ziko know that they can make the world a better and safer place. When MIT Technology Review announced its ‘Innovators Under 35’ award, they were ready to take center stage at EmTech...
  • HRH Princess Lamia Bin Majid Al Saud

    HRH Princess Lamia Bin Majid Al Saud awarded for philanthropic work

    November 3rd, Dubai (UAE): HRH Princess Lamia Bint Majid Al Saud, Secretary General of Alwaleed Philanthropies, chaired by HRH Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz AlSaud, has been awarded for ‘Outstanding Achievements in Philanthropy’ at the Arabian Business Achievement Awards in Dubai. The award recognizes Princess Lamia for her...
  • A Lens on the Vision of Inclusion

    Tell us a bit about your professional journey? I began my career in 2007, a week after completing my graduation in India. I moved to Dubai to start my first job at Sanyo Gulf. At an inquisitive age of 19 then, and even though I was inexperienced and rough...
  • Ananke nominated for the prestigious World Summit on the Information Society Prize (WSIS) 2019

    January 24th, Dubai (UAE): Ananke– a Dubai-based, digital, multi-faceted, platform empowering women through awareness, advocacy and education, announces that it has been nominated for the prestigious World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) awards 2019 to be held in April in Geneva Switzerland. Ananke has entered the phase of...
  • H.E. Noura Al Kaabi to headline LinkedIn MENA Talent Awards 18

    UAE Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development to headline LinkedIn MENA Talent Awards 2018....
  • Racing into a new era

    June, 25th, 2018 Riyadh, Saudi Arabia  On the historic day that women begin driving in Saudi Arabia, Careem reveal their new fleet of female drivers. The drivers – referred to as Captainahs – will begin working with Careem from today as part of the company’s ongoing mission to simplify...
  • Abu Dhabi Fund for Development hosts Women and Innovation seminar

    August 28th, 2016 Abu Dhabi: Abu Dhabi Fund for Development, the UAE’s international development arms, has hosted its annual Women and Innovation seminar today to mark Emirati Women’s Day. Moderated by Fatima Al Balooshi, Head of Media and Communications at Abu Dhabi Fund for Development the seminar had key...
  • Cultures of Care: On Gender And Autonomy

    This is the second article in the three part series on Care Economy. Click to read the first article. Gender has played a galvanizing role in the division of labor from time immemorial. From agrarian communities to modern age societies, economic development has formed its base by leveraging women...
  • Illustrating Aspirations

    Aspiration knows no boundaries – this is the message Yislamoo, an Arabic greetings company, has clearly illustrated time and again. Dedicated to enhancing social correspondence across the MENA region, the company is a woman-led enterprise based in Jordan that celebrates the magical beauty of Arabian culture, and specializes in...