Global Women’s Forum

IEDEA partnered with the Dubai Women Establishment (DWE) as Advisor to the Global Women’s Forum, Dubai. DWE is headed by H.H. Sheikha Manal Bint Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, who is also the President of UAE Gender Balance. As a statutory body of Dubai Government and as per its founding decree, the Establishment aims to encourage and facilitate the participation of Emirati women in the workforce and society.

The Global Women’s Forum Dubai, organised by the DWE, reflects the UAE’s leading position on a global level, as well as its efforts to enhance the role of women and maximise their contribution to society.

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IEDEA & Global Women's Forum 2016