DBWC endorses business women summit

Women in business and government leaders from around the world will gather in Dubai next month under the patronage of three chambers of commerce

Raja Al Gurg, president of Dubai Business Women Council.

Raja Al Gurg, president of Dubai Business Women Council.

The Dubai Business Women Council (DBWC) has officially supported a women leadership summit, due to take place on 22-23 September in Dubai.

The Arab Women in Leadership and Business Summit, which will be held at the Radisson Royal Hotel is also sponsored by the Kuwait Chamber of Commerce and the US Arab Bilateral Chamber of Commerce.

Raja Al Gurg, president of Dubai Business Women Council, which was established in 2002 under the umbrella of the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, said: “Occasions like these provide an excellent platform to acknowledge the importance of our responsibility to be the catalysts of women empowerment and for likeminded individuals and organisations to provide the guiding foundation for every women to reach their own full potential.”

The two-day summit will include group discussions, interactive panels and networking sessions providing women with information, strategies and perspectives on leadership.

Among the topics to be discusses will be the themes of education, gender inclusiveness, professional development of women, and the roles played by external factors in development of women leaders and business professionals.

The event has attracted numerous high-profile speakers, such as Dr Nahla Nasser Al Anbar, private executive assistant to His Royal Highness Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal; Anisa Al Sharif, director for policy and strategy at The Executive Council of the Government of Dubai; Her Excellency Dr. Maryam Matar, founder of UAE Genetic Diseases Association; Her Excellency Rabiha Diab, minister for women‘s affairs – Palestine; and many others.

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