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  • TiE Dubai launches TiE Women competition for entrepreneurs in MENA

    TiE Dubai launches TiE Women competition for entrepreneurs in MENA

    June 1st, 2020, Dubai (UAE): The Dubai chapter of The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE) announced its official participation in TiE Women, a global initiative dedicated to empowering women entrepreneurs across the globe. Through the TiE Women initiative, TiE Dubai aims to provide budding women entrepreneurs in the UAE and the...
  • Fostering Gender Equality and Women’s Economic Empowerment

    IWD2020: Fostering Gender Equality and Women’s Economic Empowerment

    Tell us a bit about Women20, it’s vision and goals. The Women 20 (W20) is an official G20 engagement group. Operating independently from government, it works within the G20 process to recommend policy to ensure that gender considerations are mainstreamed into G20 discussions. The ultimate goal is for these...
  • UAE’s Evolvin' Women announces partnership with PwC's Academy

    UAE’s Evolvin’ Women announces partnership with PwC’s Academy

    February 11th, 2019 Dubai (UAE): Evolvin’ Women, a social enterprise that enables organisations to offer skill development to unemployed women from rural areas, has formed strategic alliance with PwC’s Academy, adding to its expanding group of educational partners. Aimed at developing employability skills of women with limited access to both education and capacity building trainings, the...
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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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    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...
  • 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...