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  • Ananke announces the second edition of its successful flagship event Women in Literature Festival 2022

    Ananke announces the second edition of its successful flagship event Women in Literature Festival 2022

    After the resounding success of the pilot edition of Ananke’s Women in Literature Festival (WLF2021) in 2021, the Dubai-based organization officially announces plans to hold the second round of the event in March this year. The two-day, digital (online) event, from March 31st to April 1st, offers a unique...
  • Mastercard builds on its diversity commitment by joining pledge to accelerate gender balance in the UAE private sector

    Mastercard among several private sector companies that have voluntarily come together to develop the pledge A significant milestone in Mastercard’s commitment to advance diversity and gender balance across its own operations   January 18th, 2022, (Dubai, UAE) As part of its ongoing commitment to advance diversity and gender balance...
  • Breakbulk Middle East to promote women’s effective participation in the industry

    Breakbulk Middle East to promote women’s effective participation in the industry

    January 17th, 2022, (Dubai, UAE): Breakbulk Middle East (BBME), the region’s largest breakbulk and project cargo event, will host the ‘Women in Breakbulk Breakfast, as part of its commitment to increase female participation. The forum will feature top female executives, who will discuss ways to overcome challenges they face...
  • First Emirati named global ambassador for leading international development organization

    First Emirati named global ambassador for leading international development organization

    The Fred Hollows Foundation appointed Fatima Alward Al Darmaki, prominent local media figure, as its global ambassador, making her the first person from the Arab Gulf region to work in this international development capacity. The Foundation’s Board of Directors elected Ms. Al Darmaki in an honorary and now begins...
  • Enabling quality healthcare, education across the ME

    Sonal Sachdev was born with a passion for healthcare and a flair for entrepreneurship as she followed in her father’s footsteps, starting at the bottom and learning the ropes to work her way up in the healthcare and education business to one of the most prominent women in the...
  • Reclaiming Space in the World of Work

    Reclaiming Space in the World of Work

    Tell us a bit about yourself and the journey that led you to where you are now? I am a rare demographic in the world of entrepreneurship. Not in my 20’s or even 30’s. A female who took a career break to raise a family and is now looking to...
  • Nurturing Societies Starts at Birth

    Nurturing Societies Starts at Birth

    If you are a woman who has breastfed your baby, you will know that nothing beats the experience of meeting your baby’s gaze during this special time. The bond created is unique – a special divine language between mother and infant, without the need for words.  You are communicating...
  • Empowering Women in Pakistan’s Tech Industry

    Empowering Women in Pakistan’s Tech Industry

    On September 25th, 2021, Saturday, CodeGirls Pakistan hosted an online nationwide Mobile Application Development workshop to raise awareness about digital skills training for young women and girls. CodeGirls Pakistan is a women focused initiative that specifically aims to empower women in Pakistan’s tech industry. This workshop is the first...
  • Lights, Camera, Action

    Lights, Camera, Action

    This interview is part of Ananke’s Special Edition “Emirati Women’s Day” published on ISSUU.   Reim El Houni’s career includes working with TV stations like the BBC to being an Executive Producer and Head of Events at Dubai One.  Reim launched her own production company Ti22 Films in January...
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