Women-able 2017: Cohort #1 pitch

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May 20: Dubai:  It was great to see so many of our 2016 alumni join us to support this year’s 1st cohort  pitch their business at the Mall of Emirates Sheraton.  On stage, with a microphone  and in front of their families and supporters, Casey, Gerti, Mercy, Nicholla, Nisrine, Haifa, Rana and Isabelle conquered their nerves and sold their value proposition. We were delighted to have our principle mentors, Paula Bellamy Managing Director Ocean Wide Logistics and Maurice Cassan, the maestro of the strap line join us to provide insights and feedback. Again the wide variety of entries has produced some interesting entities; Nisrine Salah and Eshraqatee – providing personal healthcare services for our citizens in their golden years.  Casey Cole from  the HR-dept, specializing in strategic HR support for small businesses on the growth track.  Nicholla Henderson-Hall presented a supermarket concept for sourcing software solutions for start ups. Social support initiatives […]

19th Global WIL Forum

Endorsed by the UAE Ministry of Economy for the past four years, the 19th Global Women in Leadership (WIL) Economic Forum is bringing together up to 600 global male and female stakeholders to champion gender parity and celebrate women in leadership. Held under the theme “The Future of Everything”, this year’s forum will put a strong emphasis on sustainability, and the role of gender, cultural and ethnic diversity in driving economic prosperity. The program touches on key aspects of our modern society and explores diversity as the driving force of our collective future. Philanthropy and social impact, as well as education and arts and culture, will be central to the conversation. Designed to facilitate discussion, the program promotes innovative thinking and provides attendees with actionable strategies to further their personal development and nurture their professional growth. It revolves around three pillars: game changers, future builders, and storytellers.

Women-able in the news

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6 days until our finalists pitch on stage at our customer showcase and we are already being featured in the media. http://www.thenational.ae/business/the-life/women-entrepreneurs-move-forward-as-a-united-force On Saturday we announced the 6 Finalist to pitch on stage to a live audience.  They had a chance to experience the stage they will be on at the luxurious Zabeel Ladies Club.   Congratulations to Maya Al Ghaith from Healthgate, Amaan & Nazneen from Aqua Fresh, Nida from Keza, Sarah & Dina from Zayoodis Adventures, Arpan from Core Fitness Pro and Amel from Pages. Come join us on the 21st Nov and celebrate the progress & success of all our finalists.