The conference took place from 17 to 21 February, and was attended by manyEgyptianministers including the minister of environment, investment and international cooperation, trade and industry, social solidarity, and the minister of planning, in addition to the president of the National Council for Women (NCW), as well asthe director of the department of women, family, and children of the Arab League, and the director of the department of civil society organisations of the Arab league, with the participation of more than 120 businesswomen
from Egypt and from all over the world.
Organized by the Abu Dhabi Businesswomen
Council, an affiliate to the Abu Dhabi Chamber, the exhibition comes within the activities of the 3rd Entrepreneurship Awareness Campaign in Abu Dhabi.
The meeting also aims at increasing networking among Arab businesswomen
and promoting their representations in the boards and in senior positions in the private sector.
The seminar was addressed by President WCKI, Nasira Naumani, Chief of WCKI Fitrat Ilyas Bilolur and others who informed the participants about sustainable economic development and role of businesswomen
It also provides a platform to highlight the success stories of businesswomen
and take advantage of international experiences in addressing challenges.
The forum will feature a host of specialised lectures and panel discussions on "Challenges Faced by Businesswomen
and Solutions to Overcome Them Successful stories from different parts of the globe", "Role of Youth and Businesswomen
in Social Responsibility", "Role of Business Women in the Development of Industry", "Role of Banks and Financial Institutions in the Business Development of Businesswomen
", "Women and Technology" and "SMEs Law".
Speaking about women in the economy, Al-Selwi says she is confident that Yemeni businesswomen
are playing an important role and their contribution is not inferior to men's.
The two sides held a meeting during which they discussed promising business opportunities, as well as the proper working environment and facilities provided to businesswomen
in the emirate of Sharjah and the UAE.
Muscat, Apr 2 (ONA) Said bin Saleh al-Kiyoumi, Chairman of Oman Chamber of Commerce and Industry (OCCI) called upon the businesswomen
to diversify the woman business activities, affirming that the Omani woman has proven her ability in the business sector.
Awards for 2013 was held on the evening of the first day of the 4th Qatar International Businesswomen
Forum (QIBWF) that took place on 11-12 November 2013 with participants from 39 countries.
Dubai: Female entrepreneurs in the Mena region need 150 years of support, both financial and legislative, to meet the current standard of the businesswomen
in the developed country, said Dr.
LANI ROSE R DIZON DOHA THE fourth annual Qatar International Businesswomen
Forum (QIBWF), which will open on November 11 at the St Regis Doha Hotel, will highlight the role of Arab businesswomen
as harbingers of change in the society.
Muscat: Oman Chamber of Commerce and Industry (OCCI), in collaboration with the Federation of the GCC Chambers, continued preparations to launch the first Gulf Businesswomen
Forum in Muscat on December 16, under the auspices of Her Highness Sayyidah Muna bint Fahd Al Said, assistant vice- chancellor of Sultan Qaboos University for external cooperation in the presence of a large number of Gulf businesswomen
In support of the economic empowerment of women in the Arab world, Commercialbank has announced sponsorship of the third Qatar International Businesswomen
Forum (QIBWF) being held today and tomorrow at the St Regis Doha.
The Bahrain Businesswomen
's Society, which aims to promote economic relationship between Bahraini businesswomen
and develop women's role in commercial and social activities, will mark its 12th anniversary today (May 23).