Organized the third virtual meeting for the participants in the career guidance program

"Dubai Women" qualifies Emirati women to "create the future"

  • Shamsa Saleh: “The program succeeded, during its one-year organization, in providing an ideal platform for learning about successful global experiences in supporting women.”

  • Sultana Seif: "The program's activities will conclude on October 24, with the distribution of graduation certificates to the participants at the Sweden Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai."

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Under the title "Making the Future", the Dubai Women Establishment organized the third virtual meeting for female employees participating in the "vocational guidance program", which was carried out in cooperation with the embassies of the Nordic countries in the UAE, with the participation of 33 female employees from the government, private and semi-governmental sectors in the country, as part of efforts to The Foundation to enhance the leadership and professional capabilities of Emirati women.

Under the umbrella of the program, which was launched last October, individual meetings are held online between Emirati female employees and the mentors who supervise them. Contributes to achieving the program's goal in refining the professional, personal and leadership skills of its participants.

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Shamsa Saleh, a member of the Board of Directors of the Dubai Women's Foundation and Executive Director, said, "This advanced program comes within the projects and initiatives included in the Foundation's work strategy, which reflects the vision and directives of His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs, Her Highness Sheikha Manal bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairwoman of the Emirates Council for Gender Balance and Chairwoman of the Dubai Women's Establishment, works to improve women's capabilities, increase their participation in the labor market, and prepare them for the future through innovative programs that take into account the best standards and work practices, which contributes to attracting Emirati women competencies in various fields, and enhance its contribution as a major partner in development in all sectors.”

She added, "The program succeeded, during the period of its organization over the course of a whole year, in providing an ideal platform for learning about successful global experiences in supporting women and exchanging experiences with them, especially the Nordic countries, which are known for their well-established policies that support women, which is the same vision and direction that the United Arab Emirates is keen on. And it constitutes one of its main principles since its establishment, and it is an important axis in the strategy for the next 50 years within the focus on human resources.”

The lecture was presented at the last meeting by Anna Schumann, partner and senior advisor at “Nuvar” company, which specializes in the field of employment and professional talent exploration in Sweden.

Investing in energies

For her part, Director of the Women Development Department at the Dubai Women's Establishment Sultana Saif expressed her happiness with the good results achieved by the program, in line with the Foundation's keenness to make maximum use of it for the participants in it while they are at the beginning of their careers by providing them with the necessary expertise to build capacities and acquire personal and professional skills that they It contributes to preparing them for the future, benefits the institutions to which they belong, and enhances the capabilities of its human cadres, in addition to investing the energies of Emirati women and enabling them to continue success in various sectors and constructively contribute to achieving comprehensive and sustainable development in all fields.

She said, "The program's activities will conclude on October 24, with the distribution of graduation certificates to the participants at the headquarters of the Kingdom of Sweden's pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai," noting that its topics focus on introducing the best ways to achieve balance between family life and working life, and creating an environment that stimulates creativity, productivity and preparation. Plans and objectives, in addition to strengthening communication and relationships with women leaders in the Nordic countries.

Over the past period, the program was met with positive reactions from the female employees participating in it, as they expressed their desire to repeat this experience by organizing new courses for it after the end of its current session, especially since there are great similarities between the UAE and the Nordic countries, which are among the world's distinguished countries in the field of Supporting women at all levels.

Inspirational Models

Mentors from the Nordic countries expressed their happiness to participate in the career guidance program, and to be chosen by their countries as inspiring models, appreciating the efforts of the Dubai Women Establishment in supporting women, upgrading their capabilities and working to enhance their participation in all fields, praising the great interaction of Emirati female employees with the issues and topics raised. .

33 female employees from the government, private and semi-governmental sectors in the country participate in the program.

• Anna Schumann talked about the components of self-abilities necessary for success, support for others, the finance industry, and other topics that benefit female employees and entrepreneurs at the beginning of their lives.

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