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Mastercard lasting legacy

Spotlight: 25 inspiring women leaders who’ve created a ‘Lasting Legacy’

Part of its ‘Priceless’ campaign, Mastercard’s book celebrates the journeys of women who are making a difference on a global scale


Women can be a powerful force in the financial world and the time to get started is now

Here are a few tips on how to start building your financial future

Women in tech

Rising together: The dividend that women can provide

Women bring unique perspectives and experiences to the table, which can lead to new ideas and approaches

Tamakani milestones showcased by Aamer Sheikh PepsiCo CEO Middle East

How PepsiCo’s Tamakani initiative is empowering Saudi women

Aamer Sheikh, PepsiCo CEO Middle East, shares how the company’s women empowerment platform aims to support one million Saudi women by 2030

Emirati Women's Day 2023

Women in Business: Female trailblazers paving the way for peers

We shine the spotlight on trailblazers who are forging ahead in their successful careers, a inspiring others with their professionalism, spirit and skills

Women startups

Women-led startups are aiming for a bigger slice of scarce funding

On a global level, the past year was difficult for almost anyone looking to raise money, but it was almost impossible for small startups founded by women


Why diverse teams drive innovation and success

There is a growing recognition of the importance of inclusivity in the workplace

Embracing equity in the accounting sector

Women in business: Embracing and empowering equity in the financial sector

ICAEW UAE’s female members share how chartered accountants can lead the charge in helping organisations to embrace equity

BeingShe Universe 2022 grand finale held in Dubai on 26 November

BeingShe Universe grand finale held in Dubai on November 26

Aparna Bajpai, founder of BeingShe Organisation mentioned that this edition was powered by Mai Dubai, running under the theme ‘Beauty and Fitness in Perfect Balance’

International Conference on Women, Peace and Security to be held in Abu Dhabi

The aim of the conference is to review the achievements and challenges relating to the implementation of UN Security Council Resolution 1325

Fazeela Gopalani

ACCA Middle East’s Fazeela Gopalani on the association’s mandate and ‘Women in Finance’

The head of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (Middle East) says everyone has a role in ensuring a level playing field for the next generation of leaders

Hanan Nagi is founder and CEO of HNI

Insights: Why women make good leaders

Women can use their innate characteristics to help create a workplace culture that will attract the best people, to build the teams that enable both them and their companies to thrive


Pandemic sparks surge of female entrepreneurship in the UAE – report

New data from LinkedIn and World Economic Forum shows that gender bias and economic impact of the pandemic led to a rise in ‘necessity entrepreneurs’

VIsa launches She's Next with FAB and DBC

Visa, FAB and DBWC launch ‘She’s Next’ programme for female entrepreneurs in UAE

She’s Next will deliver significant networking opportunities in partnership with the Dubai Business Women Council for female entrepreneurs in Dubai

Aurora50 report: gneder diversity has doubled on boards in UAE

Gender diversity on the rise across UAE boards, reveals Aurora50 report

Research undertaken by Aurora50 in collaboration with Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government revealed that the number of listed board seats held by women in the UAE has more than doubled in two years

Dr Raja Easa Al Gurg

Dr Raja Easa Al Gurg named new chairperson of ESAG

In addition to the new role, Dr Raja Easa Al Gurg will continue to hold the post of group managing director of Easa Saleh Al Gurg Group (ESAG)

Interview: Onpoint Staffing’s Diamond Fares on staffing trends and opportunities for women in hospitality

Onpoint’s founder and managing director tells us about the challenges of being a female entrepreneur and opportunities for women in the regional job market

Sahar Khan, marketing director, dubizzle and Bayut, on why performance, passion and results can transcend bias

Khan says we need to stop thinking there are gender-based challenges and embrace the opportunities instead

Women in business: Diversity, equity and inclusion at the workplace

The HR director of Veolia Middle East says human resources teams have to lead the way to promote gender equality and foster inclusivity in the company

Women in business: How to increase equity at work

Michigan Ross professor and the Sanger Leadership Center’s faculty director shares why equity is important and how we can incorporate it at the workplace

Many roles to fill, more opportunities to grasp

The UK-based television personality and founder of Insight with Passion says it’s essential that women celebrate and support each other, as we work together to build a more equal society

Women in Business: Building an equal world

Alexia Hilbertidou, changemaker and founder of GirlBoss, tells us why her generation can’t settle for slow progress when it comes to gender parity

Women in business: Why future of technology must be inclusive

In the past two years, the tech world has shown us its impact on all life fields and sectors, opines Azza Al Marzouqi, HPE UAE HR Lead

Women in business: Addressing the ‘startup’ gender gap

Leaders must investigate the cause of the gender gap in the startup landscape globally and implement measures to help bridge it

Women in business: How gender diversity must be core to hiring

It is crucial to have a balanced workforce when it comes to sharing ideas, leadership and creativity for new projects

Dr. Maryam Ali Ficociello, Chief Governance Officer at The Red Sea Development Company

Women in business: How empowering women will in turn power our economies

Simply recruiting more females is not enough

Women in business: Implementing change to break biases

While addressing the unconscious nature of certain biases, it is equally important to remember that these attitudes can be changed

Women in business: How diverse perspectives deliver greater profitability

Strong leadership has nothing to do with gender, feminism or politics – and everything to do with outperforming on both profitability and value creation

Women in business: Basma Ashry, general manager, BIZ shares why having women in leadership roles is important

Ashry says women should congratulate themselves on their wins, but also be prepared to deal with failure bravely on their journey

Women in business: Breaking the bias at workplaces in 2022

The financial consequences of losing many women in senior roles could be significant