IEDEA serves as the official Outreach Partner of the Dubai Women Establishment who hosted the second edition of the Global Women’s Forum Dubai in 2020 under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai. Held under the theme, ‘The Power of Influence’, the GWFD 2020 is a significant social impact-driven initiative advocating gender parity, inclusive progress and women empowerment. The two-day event drew a capacity audience of over 3,000 attendees including global leaders, experts, academics, entrepreneurs and students.