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Dubai Business Women Council empowers female entrepreneurs with new initiative

The initiative will see a number of discussions to empower women in entrepreneurship and business.

Dubai Business Women Council empowers female entrepreneurs with new initiative
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The Dubai Business Women Council (DBWC) has unveiled an initiative to support female entrepreneurs and businesswomen throughout the emirate. This initiative, named “Industry Insight,” involves organizing a series of roundtable discussions featuring industry experts and members of the DBWC.

The session will begin on September 12th, focusing on media and marketing tools. In October, the attention will shift to the financial services sector, while the healthcare sector will be highlighted in November.

Additional information regarding the specific economic sectors for discussion will soon be disclosed on the council’s website. Nadine Halabi, the Business Development Manager at DBWC, emphasized that the chosen economic sectors for these dialogues align with Dubai’s overarching strategic priorities.

Halabi also described the initiative as a significant step toward amplifying the essential role of women in developing innovative solutions for key economic sectors.

The council will also host events such as “An Insight Into Blockchain Technology:Concept and Uses” with Dr. Eva Porras, CEO of Blockchain Smart Technologies (BST) on September 21.

DBWC was founded in 2002, operating under the Dubai Chamber of Commerce. It serves as a prominent advocate and driving force for the advancement of businesswomen in Dubai, representing the voice of women entrepreneurs in the UAE.

Established in 2002 under the Dubai Chamber of Commerce, the Dubai Business Women Council (DBWC) stands as a leading platform in the UAE dedicated to businesswomen’s personal and professional advancement within the Emirate of Dubai.

In May, Abdulla bin Touq, the Minister of Economy in the UAE, said that women-led startups and businesses are poised to contribute significantly to the country’s economic growth.

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