Not only did we get to escape the heat of a Dubai summer – we got to work with these awesome people from across Europe.
Plenty of Innovation with FOUR new concepts presented to business leaders. This is how we change the game in business.
May 2016: More than 70 leaders from the Mövenpick hotels in the Middle East came together at Mövenpick Hotel & Apartments Bur Dubai for the Mövenpick Business Academy. This Learning & Development event consisted of five workshops aiming to strengthen the development of leadership and commercial competence.
“The corridors at the Mövenpick Business Academy are still buzzing with excitement from those that attended the Business Strategy and Innovation programmes – Stay ahead in a changing world – Thank you Mercuri and GrowMe” Peter Mitchell, VP Talent & Organisational Development
We were honored this week to hosted Winnie Rode – Travelling Master of Tibetan Singing Bowls, Buddhist Yogi and Meditation Teacher.
In the serene gardens of Zabeel Ladies Club under a full moon we witnessed a rare and special opportunity.
Pictures of the evening to follow … Lets just say … it was magical
We were delighted to receive an award from H.E. Dr. Raja Al Gurg in April from the Dubai Business Women Council in recognition of our work in Ro’Ya 2015 to support women skill up and start new businesses in the UAE.
The Gala Event was held at the Zabeel Ladies Club and was a wonderful evening of networking and mingling with the DBWC board members and other partners and members. Thank you to the Team at DBWC for hosting such a wonderful evening. We feel humbled and honored.
Throughout the last month. we have received more than 200 applications from women wanting to start or grow a business. Our HOT 100 are now selected and have amazing ideas, that we will help them take forward over the next 8 months.
Our launch event is being hosted by Dubai Ladies Club.
We would like to thank all our supporters for their hard work and generosity for making this opportunity available to women in the UAE.
Cherie Blair Foundation for Women | JP Morgan Chase Foundation | Dubai Business Women Council |Executive Women | Kiwa Digital – Middle East
will be launching our 2016 initiative ‘Promoting women entrepreneurs in the UAE’, proudly supported by JP Morgan.
Our strategic partner Dubai Business Women Council, will once again be supporting us to ensure we power women in business across the region.
If you have a
this is the program for you.
Registration opens on March 1st, and our first session is scheduled for March 19th.
We will be speaking at the British Business Group on the topic of ‘The business case for Diversity”. Great strides have been made in the UAE throughout the last 5 years. The inauguration of the UAE Gender Balance Council highlights how far the UAE govt sector has come, and what is yet to be done for the UAE to be at the forefront both regionally and internationally for this social development goal.
Join us at the Hilton Dubai Jumeirah Resort on Tuesday 9th Feb for breakfast and conversation for what this means for international businesses operating in the region.
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One of our favorite accelerators is Flat6 Labs in Abu Dhabi. We were privileged to be asked to deliver a session on personality profiles and how they impact your team and customer engagement.
Good luck to all the teams at Demo Day – Wednesday 3rd Feb. Look forward to seeing your progress.
Based on the tremendous success of Ro’ Ya, we are committed to further continue our work together to provide a spring board for business women in the UAE to thrive.
2016 will see the launch of the Breakthrough Movement to mirror the activities of the UAE Gender Balance Council in the UAE corporate business sector.
More women in corporate leadership, women on boards and women growing their own businesses – that will be our focus.