85Broads to host UAE women leaders forum
Dubai, April 29, 2013
The Dubai Chapter of 85Broads, the exclusive global network of 30,000 top businesswomen, will host a forum bringing together some of the most successful women from across the region in Dubai.
The fourth edition of the annual Global Forum will be held on May 6 at the Capital Club and will explore the theme ‘Leaders of Change’.
Over the course of the day, a number of panel discussions will take place on thought-provoking topics of particular interest to businesswomen in the UAE, such as ‘Transforming Boards’ and ‘Social Impact’.
A panel under the topic of ‘Career Optimisers’ will also host a number of the first Emirati women to excel in their own industries.
Noor Sweid, founder and co-chair of 85Broads, Dubai Chapter said: "We look forward to this year’s edition of 85Broads Global Forum which will surely be filled with stimulating discussions, inspiring ideas and new partnership opportunities. Our regional network is continuously growing and I am proud to see so many powerful women taking action and making their voice heard in a wide variety of fields.”
Lucy Chow, co-chair of 85Broads, Dubai Chapter added: “The Global Forum is becoming a signature event for women in the region who are eager to discuss and debate critical issues and establish lasting networks of peers. Our key aim is to showcase and empower talented women, and I want to thank the members of 85Broads for their commitment, as well as our sponsors for their support.”
This year’s event is once again supported by a number of leading companies, including AIG, Montblanc, Latham & Watkins LLP, and design partner, AECA Brand & Design, and is expected to be attended by 200 female leaders from a wide variety of backgrounds and industries.
85Broads’ Global Forum is a unique platform for networking and opportunities to partner with institutions and companies working on investing in businesswomen in the region. – TradeArabia News Service