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Video: 9 UAE women celebrate Emirati Women's Day

Today marks the fifth Emirati Women's Day

The theme, ‘Women, Icons of Tolerance’, which was set by Her Highness Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak, Chairwoman of the General Women’s Union, President of the Supreme Council for Motherhood and Childhood, and Supreme Chairwoman of the Family Development Foundation, aims to highlight and promote the values of tolerance, a national priority for the UAE.

Harpers Bazaar Arabia celebrates and recognises Emirati Women’s Day by tapping nine trailblazers in the region. We speak to some of the region’s most inspiring and accomplished women, who are all playing an important role in shaping the UAE landscape.

Maya Al Hawary, Abeer Al Tamimi, Ahlam Bolooki, Maitha Hamad Zayed Al Eisaei, Roudha Al Marri, Abeer Alshaali, Leila Maraashi, Basma Abu Ghazaleh, and Omaira Farooq Al Olama share their icons of tolerance.

(Source: Harper's Bazaar Arabia YouTube channel)