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Newly empowered Saudi women to help drive growth at Al Rajhi Bank

Female demand for cars to lift loan opportunities, says CEO Saudi women get the right to drive and have more chances to work, increased economic activity among an entire half of the population is an opportunity for banks, the head of one of them said. Al Rajhi Bank, Saudi Arabia’s second largest by assets, has opened 133 female-only branches and …

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UAE: Women form 70% of Sheikh Mohammed’s team

Sheikh Mohammed lauded women’s role on the occasion of International Women’s Day UAE – Women’s achievements were lauded by the Rulers of the UAE on the occasion of International Women’s Day on Thursday. The role of women in government was highlighted by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of …

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UAE is the easiest Middle East market for women to find jobs, says survey

The United Arab Emirates has been named as the easiest market in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) for women to find a job, according to a new survey issued on Monday. The ‘Working Women in the Middle East and North Africa’ survey, which was carried out by online jobs portal Bayt.com and research company YouGov, stated that more …

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Females first: Study shows women are more successful than men at raising money through crowdfunding

Female-led crowdfunding campaigns are more likely to reach their funding targets than male-led ones, a new study published last week by consultancy firm PwC has discovered. An analysis of over 450,000 crowdfunding campaigns by nine of the world’s largest crowdfunding platforms showed that female-led campaigns were 32 percent more successful at reaching their funding target than male-led campaigns. “Even in …

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Female Assertiveness Highlighted as an Integral Factor in Women’s Empowerment

Panel discussion explores issue at the ‘Investing in the Future’ conference. The importance of female assertiveness in women’s empowerment was a key theme arising from a panel discussion that took place at the ‘Investing in the Future’ (IIFMENA) conference, which concluded today (Thursday) at the Al Jawaher Reception and Convention Centre in Sharjah. Titled ‘Strategic Partnerships for Economic Development,’ the …

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Women: Middle Eastern, Central Asian, and African Women Leaders in STEM Convene in the United States for TechWomen 2016

Nearly 90 women from 19 countries in Africa, the Middle East, and Central Asia will arrive in the United States next week for the U.S. Department of State’s TechWomen exchange program. These women leaders in the science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields will collaborate with their American counterparts on specific projects at leading science and technology companies in the …

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KOOOT.com, an online shopping platform with a global stretch and a social edge, enables women in the Middle East

The recently launched online shopping platform KOOOT.com is the first online shopping website in the region with the primary aim of enabling Arab women to develop themselves professionally and become financially self-reliant. The website provides talented women entrepreneurs with a platform to market and distribute their products. At the same time, it offers shoppers access to global brands that have …

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Qatari Clinical Leader Highlights New Clinics and Services Driving Quality Improvements at Women’s Hospital

The introduction of new clinics and services at Women’s Hospital has driven improvements in the delivery of high quality patient care to the women in Qatar, according to Dr. Huda Abdullah Saleh, Senior Consultant Gynecologist and Executive Director of Quality and Safety at Women’s Hospital. According to Dr. Saleh, recent improvements include the introduction of clinics in the Outpatient Department …

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LinkedIn, Facebook, Dell and Ericsson launch Connecting Women in Technology (CWIT) chapter in Middle East

LinkedIn, Dell , Facebook and Ericsson held the first ever MENA Connecting Women in Technology (CWIT) event in Dubai earlier this week. CWIT, a collaborative initiative which started with 15 technology companies in Ireland, was created to attract and retain women in the technology industry. The MENA chapter aims to drive initiatives that encourage and support a culture of innovation …

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Sharjah Tatweer Forum organizes interactive seminar titled ‘Women and Entrepreneurship: What’s holding Women Back?’

Sharjah Tatweer Forum recently organized an interactive seminar titled ‘Women and Entrepreneurship: What’s holding women back?’ in collaboration with SAP which attracted several entities that support SME and entrepreneurship projects in Sharjah like Ruwad Establishment, Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Sheraa, and Sharjah Business Women Council. Women entrepreneurs and leaders from the business and investment sectors also attended the …

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