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Women should define their own success, says accomplished female sci...

February 17, 2020

Dr. Rana Dajani speaks at a Game-Changer session at Global Women’s Forum Dubai 2020 Session highlights high representation of Arab women in STEM ed...

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Lack of gender friendly legislations stand in the way of achieving ...

February 17, 2020

Panel discusses solutions for addressing gender disparity Lack of legal frameworks, social norms and cultural perceptions among the top challenges ...

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Speakers at GWFD 2020 emphasise importance of allocating budget for...

February 17, 2020

Zohra Khan: “Achieving gender balance and parity is the appropriate approach to the best use of women’s capabilities in driving economic growth.”&n...

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Manal bint Mohammed thanks UAE leadership for the success of GWFD 2020

February 17, 2020

Dubai, UAE; 17 February 2020: Her Highness Sheikha Manal bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, President of the UAE Gender Balance Council, Presiden...

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UAE Gender Balance Council collaborates with OECD to conduct worksh...

February 17, 2020

Workshop exchanges perspectives on development of gender equality toolkit that is practical and implementable across variety of contexts Participan...

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Global Women’s Forum Dubai (GWFD) hosts Google Trends News Initiati...

February 17, 2020

Samya Ayish touched on discovering new stories and comparing two topics at a time to identify the most asked questions on Google Samya Ayish: “We c...

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Ghada Othman sparks conversations about work-life balance and leadi...

February 17, 2020

Ghada Othman shares her views on how to strike a work-life balance, while still pursuing a successful career Ghada Othman: “If you want to ensure y...

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Entrepreneurship Hub sessions shed light on issues impacting MENA’s...

February 17, 2020

Panel discussions titled “How to get Funded” and “Women Leveraging E-commerce for Growth” examine the role of accelerator programs, funding opportu...

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Social media amplifies women’s voices and creates more economic opp...

February 17, 2020

14,000 women in MENA have received digital training via #SheMeansBusiness Social media plays an important role in supporting the region’s small, un...

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DEWA spotlights innovation for the future at Global Women’s Forum 2020

February 17, 2020

The fourth industrial revolution will be led by women – they have the power to learn, adapt and excel to bring innovations into the future. Dubai, ...

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“There is still space for women to serve our country,” says Capt. S...

February 17, 2020

Captain Sheikha Mozah bint Marwan Al Maktoum credits relentless support from her family and the UAE’s leadership for helping achieve her dream At t...

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Peace agreements can last long with the simple solution of adding w...

February 17, 2020

Her Excellency Mariam Al Mheiri, UAE Minister of State for Food Security: Sheikh Zayed understood that women play a huge part in the country’s deve...

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Youngest CEO in the world says she wants to change the world with h...

February 17, 2020

Hillary Yip’s educational app MinorMynas aims to help children learn new languages by chatting on live video calls with their peers Hillary Yip’s e...

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DWE and Nordic Embassies in UAE sign MoU to launch ‘YES!’ mentorshi...

February 17, 2020

Dubai Women Establishment and Nordic Embassies in UAE sign Memorandum of Understanding MoU signed by Her Excellency Mona Al Marri, Chairperson of t...

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Artists and muralists highlight the impact of art on the society at...

February 17, 2020

Dina Saadi underscores the importance of public art in pushing boundaries in the Arab region, bringing vibrancy and tackling global and social chal...

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Laura Lane champions the power of women during her address at Globa...

February 17, 2020

President, Global Public Affairs, UPS, Laura Lane participates in ‘Game-Changer’ session at GWFD 2020 Laura Lane: “Together we can accomplish anyth...

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Global Women’s Forum Dubai 2020 session showcases benefits of art t...

February 17, 2020

Art therapy is an effective treatment method for patients experiencing trauma, according to panel discussion at Arts & Culture Hub of Global Wo...

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Women on Boards: GWFD 2020 panel says momentum is growing

February 17, 2020

Panel discussion at Economy Hub of Global Women’s Forum Dubai 2020 addressed the growing presence, positive impact and powerful role of women on bo...

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Rt. Hon Theresa May participates in Youth Circle at Global Women’s ...

February 17, 2020

Theresa May: “We need to change attitudes to ensure that nobody assumes what you can do because of your gender.”   Dubai, UAE; 17 February 202...

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Women should take lead in contributing to a more sustainable future...

February 17, 2020

Panellists from DEWA discuss the power of sustainable action at the Future Hub of Global Women’s Forum Dubai 2020 Dubai, UAE, 17 February 2020: Pan...

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We-Fi’s capacity-building workshops offer women entrepreneurs insig...

February 17, 2020

Workshops aimed at spurring action and generating support for women entrepreneurs in the MENA region and around the world Sessions discuss ways to ...

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Mohammed bin Rashid attends opening session of Global Women’s Forum...

February 16, 2020

Ivanka Trump thanks HH Sheikh Mohammed for his “commitment to advancing women’s economic participation” across the UAE Increasing female labour-for...

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UAE is a brilliant example of rapid progress in women’s empowerment...

February 16, 2020

Session with Saida Mirziyoyeva, Member of the Commission on Gender Equality – Uzbekistan, highlights country’s efforts in empowering women and ensu...

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Mohammed bin Rashid receives IMF Managing Director at GWFD 2020

February 16, 2020

Government of Dubai Media Office –16 February 2020: Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bi...

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Mohammed bin Rashid receives Ivanka Trump at GWFD 2020

February 16, 2020

Government of Dubai Media Office –16 February 2020: Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bi...

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Mohammed bin Rashid receives President of World Bank Group

February 16, 2020

Government of Dubai Media Office –16 February 2020: Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bi...

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Mohammed bin Rashid tours Global Women’s Forum Dubai 2020

February 16, 2020

Government of Dubai Media Office – 16 February 2020: Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed b...

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World Bank Group Launches Initiatives Supporting Women Entrepreneurs

February 16, 2020

DUBAI, February 16, 2020 — The World Bank Group announced two new initiatives to improve access to start-up financing and e-commerce markets for wo...

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Global Women’s Forum Dubai 2020 explores a new paradigm for the wor...

February 16, 2020

Khalfan Belhoul, CEO, Dubai Future Foundation, UAE and Rana Nawas, Corporate Speaker, Strategic Advisor and ‘When Women Win’ Podcast Host discuss i...

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Mohammed bin Rashid attends opening of GWFD 2020

February 16, 2020

Government of Dubai Media Office –16 February 2020: Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bi...

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Women Entrepreneur Finance Initiative (We-Fi) hosts ministerial rou...

February 16, 2020

Opportunities discussed to support women entrepreneurs while reinforcing commitments and collective action in the MENA region Her Excellency Mona G...

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HH Sayyida Basma Al Said explores the value of storytelling for men...

February 16, 2020

HH Sayyida Basma Al Said: “Your story is worthy. You are influencing others even at a very young age.” Dubai, UAE, 16 February 2020: Clinical Couns...

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DWE and Dubai Culture host gala dinner for guests of Global Women’s...

February 16, 2020

Gala dinner was held in the presence of HH Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Guests were taken on a tour of historical places with...

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‘Arab Social Media Influencers Majlis’ discusses women’s influentia...

February 16, 2020

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 16 February 2020:  Arab women are playing a key role in enriching social media platforms with their knowledge and...

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GWFD 2020: New solutions needed to overcome barriers facing women e...

February 16, 2020

Solve X, an initiative designed to help women access seed funding through accelerator programs, has been launched at Global Women’s Forum Dubai 202...

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‘When Women Win’ podcast host discusses successful platforms to pro...

February 16, 2020

Participants meet with Rana Nawas, host of successful podcast ‘When Women Win’ during a session held at the Media Hub of Global Women’s Forum Dubai...

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HH Sheikha Latifa at GWFD 2020: It’s important to support women in ...

February 16, 2020

HH Sheikha Latifa shared her personal journey of growing up around powerful, influential women, and highlighted that her father is her biggest supp...

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Gender equality in the energy sector will boost sustainability acco...

February 16, 2020

Khawla Al Mehairi: “More women need to be made aware of the great opportunities available in the fields of energy.” Valerie Levkov: “We have to enc...

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Women’s participation is ‘micro critical’, say panelists at GWFD 20...

February 16, 2020

Session discusses challenges facing women entrepreneurs in the region Panelists highlight importance of giving women a legal foundation in order to...

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DEWA Sustainovate Idea Lab participants discuss building a sustaina...

February 16, 2020

Emirati women have the power to stand out as leaders of teams, departments, and sectors Dubai, UAE, 16 February 2020: A group of pioneering female ...

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McKinsey report findings released at GWFD 2020 says 4IR is key to o...

February 16, 2020

The Fourth Industrial Revolution can create opportunities through automation, digitisation, online platforms, and the rise of entrepreneurship Chia...

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Carla Harris leads inspiring session on intentional leadership at G...

February 16, 2020

Wall Street banker Carla Harris participates in first ‘Game-Changer’ session at GWFD 2020 Using the metaphor of a string of pearls, Harris identifi...

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Trailblazing firefighter Brenda Berkman shares her game-changing jo...

February 16, 2020

Retired Captain, Brenda Berkman, shared her inspiring journey as a pioneering firefighter in the USA during the Forum’s second ‘Game-Changer’ sessi...

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UAE’s commitment to women’s empowerment has had an impact beyond th...

February 16, 2020

100% of UAE’s bilateral and multilateral foreign aid targets gender equality, says Her Excellency Hessa Buhumaid, UAE Minister of Community Develop...

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Members of The Cultural Office’s Women Creatives Network discuss th...

February 16, 2020

Dubai, UAE, 16 February 2020: Leading female artists, designers and writers from across the UAE came together at Global Women’s Forum Dubai 2020 to...

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‘Entrepreneur Breakfast’ discusses ‘7 Drivers of Growth’

February 10, 2020

Session provides We-Fi women entrepreneurs opportunities to network and hear from experienced leaders Dubai, UAE; 17 February 2020: The second day ...

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Manal bint Mohammed welcomes world leaders and experts to Global Wo...

February 10, 2020

Dubai Women Establishment will host 3,000 delegates from 87 countries over two days at GWFD 2020 100 speakers including the Rt. Hon Theresa May, Iv...

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Former UK Prime Minister Theresa May to address Global Women’s Foru...

February 9, 2020

UK’s second female Prime Minister will participate in a plenary conversation during the second day of Global Women’s Forum Dubai 2020 Rt. Hon There...

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Ivanka Trump to deliver keynote address at Global Women’s Forum Dub...

February 9, 2020

Ivanka Trump to champion female entrepreneurship at the first We-Fi MENA Regional Summit Advisor to the President of the United States of America j...

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Dubai Women Establishment announces programme for Global Women’s Fo...

February 4, 2020

The Forum is the largest in the field of women’s advancement, in terms of topics, panel discussions and speakers More than 3,000 delegates fr...

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Global Women’s Forum Dubai 2020 announces IMF as Knowledge Partner

February 1, 2020

Forum organised by Dubai Women Establishment to host government officials, business leaders and academics on February 16-17, 2020 Mona Al Marri: Th...

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DEWA to highlight future possibilities for women in the sustainable...

January 20, 2020

Organised by Dubai Women Establishment, Global Women’s Forum Dubai 2020 announces DEWA as Strategic Sustainability Partner Saeed Al Tayer: GWFD’s g...

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Global Women’s Forum Dubai 2020 hosts regional summit of Women Entr...

December 15, 2019

Mona Al Marri: It is an honour to collaborate with We-Fi, a distinguished international Initiative, during the Global Women’s Forum Dubai, an impor...

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Global Women’s Forum Dubai 2020 to explore ‘The Power of Influence’

November 16, 2019

Dubai, November 16, 2019: Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE a...

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