During “ADNOC” party on “Women’s Day”
Fatima Bint Mubarak: Proud of what Emirati women have achieved
Her Highness Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak, Chairwoman of the General Women's Union, President of the Supreme Council for Motherhood and Childhood, and Supreme Chairwoman of the Family Development Foundation (Mother of the Nation), affirmed her commitment to empowering and inspiring Emirati women's aspirations to achieve a more prosperous future during the next fifty years, in line with the slogan of 2021 "The Year of the Fifty". ».
Her Highness Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak said, in a speech delivered on behalf of Her Highness, Dr. Maitha bint Salem Al Shamsi, Minister of State, during ADNOC's virtual ceremony on Emirati Women's Day: "I am proud of what Emirati women have achieved today in all fields of work, and what I reached a prominent position thanks to the support of the wise leadership.. I am also certain that the participation of women in the preparation and implementation in all stages of work for the fifty will be influential in achieving the goals, thanks to the efficiency and sincerity of Emirati women.. Looking ahead and preparing for the fifty years The future will require continuous efforts from Emirati women, not only in the field of work and professional development, but also in preparing future generations who will carry the flag to reach the UAE to the position sought by the wise leadership.”
During the virtual ceremony, organized by the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) on the occasion of "Emirati Women's Day", the company celebrated the achievements of women cadres working in the sector, who contributed through administrative and technical roles to achieving its 2030 strategy and enabling its continuous response to the "Covid-" pandemic. 19” .. The company's progress in advancing gender balance and involving female cadres, especially Emirati talents and talents, was also highlighted.
The ceremony was attended by: Sheikha Shamma bint Sultan bin Khalifa Al Nahyan, CEO of Alliance for Global Sustainability and co-founder of Aurora 50, and Dr. Sultan bin Ahmed Al Jaber, Minister of Industry and Advanced Technology, Managing Director and CEO of ADNOC Group. Hessa bint Issa Buhumaid, Minister of Community Development, and Dr. Maitha bint Salem Al Shamsi, Minister of State, along with members and senior management teams, and thousands of employees in various ADNOC companies.
Sultan bin Ahmed Al Jaber, in his opening speech during the event, stressed the importance of the wise leadership and Her Highness Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak, (Mother of the Emirates), supporting women and encouraging them to be a major partner in the growth and prosperity of the nation, saying: “The words of Her Highness Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak, for female employees (ADNOC) embodied the wisdom of the founding father, the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, may he rest in peace, as well as the vision of our wise leadership, which is always keen to support the empowerment of the role of women in society and in all areas of life.
Al Jaber explained that "Emirati women play an important role in (ADNOC), and that the company continues to focus on the continuity of enabling the path of growth, prosperity and development of the nation for the next fifty years, and also encouraged female cadres to take advantage of the opportunities available in (ADNOC), to take advantage of their full energies and potentials. ».
Al Jaber said: “We are proud of ADNOC’s participation in Emirati Women’s Day, to highlight the outstanding contribution of our female employees to the growth and prosperity of the company and society, as well as to the progress made by the UAE over the past 50 years. We highly appreciate the support of the wise leadership and Her Highness Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak, The limitless woman, which has enabled our female colleagues to grow, develop and excel at all levels in the (ADNOC) group of companies.”
He added: "(ADNOC) focused on providing empowering women and encouraging female employees and engineers to raise the ceiling of their ambitions, and there is no current obstacle that prevents women from working in various departments of the company, whether in offices or technical jobs. woman".
He explained that "ADNOC has set ambitious goals to promote gender balance, most of which have been achieved ahead of schedule, and the company continues to strive to provide appropriate conditions that help our female colleagues harness their energies and discover their full potential."
Last year, ADNOC set a goal of doubling the representation of women in technical jobs by up to 25% by 2030, with more than 800 women currently working in its operational positions. This pledge was embodied on the ground by a team of female engineers, the first of its kind in the sector, who manage the onshore Rumaitha oil and gas field in Abu Dhabi, in addition to appointing drilling supervisors for onshore fields, and hundreds of female engineers and technicians at the sites of other ADNOC onshore and offshore fields.
In the field of gender balance, ADNOC continues to make strong and steady progress, with women representing 30% of the national cadres who joined the ADNOC family in 2020, and 44% of scholarship recipients.
In 2017, ADNOC set a goal of increasing the proportion of women in senior management positions to 15% by 2020. Since then, this goal has been exceeded, with women occupying more than 17% of senior management positions, including Three female nationals assumed the position of CEO for three of the group's companies.
In addition, ADNOC is still working to achieve the goal of having at least one woman on the board of directors for each of the group companies.. Today, there are women representation on 15 of ADNOC's 17 boards of directors, and with 22 women on boards Administration.
Fatima bint Mubarak:
Fatima bint Mubarak:
• “I am certain that the participation of women in the preparation and implementation of all stages of the fifty work will be influential in achieving the goals, thanks to the efficiency and sincerity that Emirati women enjoy.”
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