The “Emirati Women Entrepreneurship Conference 2022” is the largest women entrepreneurial gathering in Dubai, UAE. The conference will demonstrate the knowledge, skills and abilities of women in business with special focus on Emirati Business Women Leaders. It is a gathering of global women from all over the world and a signature event in United Arab Emirates which everyone remains excited to join, connect and share. 

Theme of the event will be “Break The Bias”.

WHY TO ATTEND?

MEET:
global corporate experts from diverse industry and cultural landscapes

LISTEN:
from leading international businesswomen about their experiences within the corporate world and gain the latest market intelligence across the industry

NETWORK & COLLABORATE:
face to face with your peers and make valuable connections across industry and the globe in both informal and business-focused environments

SHARE:
your own industry experiences, expertise and know-how during interactive panel discussions and Q&A sessions

ENGAGE:
women across business and industry


HOW YOU BENEFIT

» Gain more insights:
Through real case studies and explorations, your assumptions are challenged and you gain new perspectives.

» Sustain actionable knowledge:
Harness information you already have into workable action plans.

» Managing for value:
Develop a keen understanding of how to manage the creation of value, using the Berkeley-developed Blue Line Management concept.

» Enhanced leadership skills:
Achieve increased confidence and managerial impact through our integrated Leadership Development Process, which includes powerful 360° feedback and coaching from our highly regarded Berkeley Global Leadership Centre.

» Grounding in the key business disciplines:
Essential to effective general-management decision-making, you will gain an integrated view of business by discovering key linkages across disciplines.


OBJECTIVES

FOCUS ON WOMEN DEVELOPMENT:
Identify appropriate metrics for the WOMEN CEO’s performance evaluation – resources &value additions alone or authenticity and how to grow into the future. Discuss challenges facing WOMEN CEO’s as it supports ways to overcome.

WOMEN INNOVATION:
Identify solutions for women based on innovations that will support success as entrepreneurs.

CREATING WOMEN OPPORTUNITIES:
We bring opportunities in the market for Women to give them business ideas and practical business plans required to get success.

WOMEN TRAINING, CONSULTING AND ADVISORY FOR START-UPS:
Recognize women skills, identify area of improvements, learning opportunities to provide Women with comprehensive solutions.

WOMEN START-UPS & INCUBATORS:
Providing support and assistance to Women for doing start up.

WOMEN DIALOGUE AND CONNECTIVITY:
Facilitate dialogue between Women technology innovators, Consultants and regulators to unlock the keys to widespread adoption. Facilitate a two-way interaction to map out future needs and areas where technology has yet to offer a solution. Over the years, we’ve assisted thousands of women by educating and training financial and entrepreneur leadership skills for future contribution to a healthy economy and society.


AGENDA

 

10:00 AM – 10:05 AM (UAE Time) 

Berkeleyme Investors Club
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OPENING REMARKS & INTRODUCTION

10:05 AM – 10:20 AM (UAE Time) 

Moderator:

Dr. Musa Shaikh

  • Group CEO – Berkeley Middle East Holding
  • President – Berkeleyme Holding
  • Royal Family Investment Advisor

 

10:20 AM – 10:25 AM (UAE Time) 

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 Speaker:

10:25 AM – 10:40 AM (UAE Time) 

Topic: “To Be Announced”

Dr. Nahla Al Qassimi

  • Nahla Alqassimi, Ph.D Town Planning
  • Graduated from the UAE Government Leaders Program of the Prime Minister’s Office in the category of Executive Leaders.
  • Dean Of Students at Ajman university.
  • Vice President of Board of Governance of UAE Society of Engineers.
  • Member of Board of Governance of Rashid Bin Humaid award for culture and Science.
  • Chair of Women empowerment council at Ajman university
  • Chair of Women Engineers committee at Society of Engineers .

 Speaker:

10:40 AM – 10:55 AM (UAE Time) 

Topic: “To Be Announced”

H.E. Alia Abdulla AlMazrouei

  • Advisor – Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development
  • Board Member – Finance House
  • Vice Chairman – Insurance House UAE
  • Board Member – Abu Dhabi business women Council
  • Tejar Dubai Board Member – Dubai Chamber of Commerce & Industry
  • Board Member – Pearl Initiative

 Speaker:

10:55 AM – 11:10 AM (UAE Time) 

Topic: “To Be Announced”

H.E. Dr. Amna K. Al Nakhi

  • Founder and CEO of SaadaahNews
  • Author of Youth Empowerment book
  • Leader and founder of more than one governmental organization in Sharjah (2009 to 2020)
  • Strategic and Expert matter assessor for sheikh Mohamed bin Rashid Award for the government Excellence – Sheikh Khalifa Program since 2016.

Director General at the Government of Sharjah, Emirate of Sharjah. With over 20 years of experience in Strategic Leadership, Startups, International Organisations, Human Capital Development, & knowledge Management & Transfer. A prominent Emirati woman who has worked diligently towards business transformation and integration of private and public partnerships and appointed into four government positions on Amiri decree of HH Dr. Sheikh Sultan AlQassimi.

 

11:10 AM – 11:15 AM (UAE Time) 

Berkeleyme School of Management & Sciences
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 Speaker:

11:15 AM – 11:30 AM (UAE Time) 

Topic: “To Be Announced”

Dr. Ghadah Al Murshidi

  • Associate Professor – United Arab Emirates University
  • Multiple Awards Winner

Dr Ghadah Al Murshidi, is Associate Professor in language and literacy at the College of Education, UAE University. She is an experienced researcher who has published and presented extensively in the area of language and literacy. She is a passionate advocate for parent and community engagement, and recently delivered a workshop on parental involvement in kindergarten children’s learning at home at the World Teachers’ Day celebration. Dr Murshidi presented at many local and international conferences. Her recent publications focus on such topics as: collaborative learning, sense of community, and social presence of university students in the UAE, English as a foreign language learning, diversifying the teaching methods, STEM education in the UAE. Dr Al Murshidi has published more than 25 articles since 2014.She received award for her book “The Guide of Creativity and Innovation in the UAE” book, by His Highness Sheikh Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi, the Ruler of the emirate Fujairah and a member of the Supreme Council in the UAE. She led a national, multidisciplinary research project “A Comparative Study of Emirati students’ Academic Experiences at UAE University, Zayed University and Higher College of Technology ” which was funded by United Arab Emirates University- National Research Foundation . She was the Emirati expert in international research project t “A Comparative Study of global citizenship in Arabic Countries Education” which was funded by Regional Centre of Quality and Excellence in Education , KSA. She received the Young Emirati Researcher Prize and the best Young researcher award. For her community service, she received Emirati women award. Dr. Al Murshidi has been a host, a guest, and a speaker on many television programs. This year, she graduated from the 50’s leaders program.

 Speaker:

11:30 AM – 11:45 AM (UAE Time) 

Topic: “To Be Announced”

Nadia AlMaazmi

  • Director of the Legal Affairs Department at UAE General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA)
  • Legal Expert – Aviation & Projects
  • Board Member for Women in Aviation

Currently the Director of legal Affairs department in civil aviation authority with over 17 years of post-qualification experience in corporate, regulatory and transactional legal aspects. Supported in a number of Projects and assignments including the Dubai Metro, Al Sufouh Tram, drafting of the Public Private Partnership Law(PPP),the Next Generation Air Traffic Management System, Aerospace restructuring , Advanced passenger information system and landmark projects of similar commercial nature and scope.
Key achievements:
• Have managed the Global Investment in Aviation Summit as the Chairperson of the Event;
• Have been appointed as the Board Member for Women in Aviation( Shihana);
• Have participated and been a speaker in the following events
• Women in Aviation Organized by Civil Aviation Authority in the year 2013
• Leading Women in Aviation organized by Etihad in the year 2020

 Speaker:

11:45 AM – 12:00 PM (UAE Time) 

Topic: “To Be Announced”

Sheikha Abdulla Al Nuaimi

  • Executive Director Commercial Operations – Ajman Free Zone & An Entrepreneur

Sheikha Abdulla Al Nuaimi has worked across various department within the Ajman Free Zone over the last years, prior to assuming her current position as Executive Director of Commercial Operations. Under her leadership, Sheikha is in charge of four key departments–Marketing & Communications; Sales; Customer Happiness and Developmental Services. Sheikha is responsible for defining and managing the Ajman Free Zone’s brand. She is tasked with targeting potential customers and attracting them to be part of the free zone ecosystem. Sheikha ensures that that business service standards are met while AFZ community are given the required guidance and support. Lastly, Sheikha oversees the day-to-day affairs of the developmental services, which is tasked with collaborating with both the private and public sector to ensure customer happiness. Sheikha has received many awards and recognition for her with the Ajman Free Zone. This includes the Project Manager Award (AJEP), which was awarded to her by H.H. Sheikh Humaid bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ajman, last 2013. She has also been awarded with the Middle East Awards ‘Future Leader in Free Zone Industry 2020. She is also an experienced assessor across a number of government and private awards in UAE. Sheikha holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science from Ajman University and Master’s in Business Administration in HR and Development from The Canadian University of Dubai. She is also a graduate of the 2018 Ajman Leadership Program.

 

12:00 PM – 12:05 PM (UAE Time) 

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 Speaker:

12:05 PM – 12:20 PM (UAE Time) 

Topic: “To Be Announced”

Dr. Eng. Suaad Sultan Al Shamsi

  • Senior Program Manager in Abu Dhabi New Terminal (ORAT leader) – Etihad Aviation Group Wing K, ADAC CP&C (P&D) office, MTC Construction Site
  • Executive Director – L2L consultation

She graduated with DBA in aviation management from American academy for specialized studies as well as he she is holding MBA  from Coventry University in aviation management as well as she is holding degree in Aerospace Engineering from Hertfordshire University along with Bachelor’s degree in aviation management from Coventry University in UK. She has honored an honorary Doctorate for the role of women in leadership in aeronautical engineering from the American Academy of specialized studies in Egypt.  She embarked on this journey in the aviation industry when she joined many leading companies involved in aviation as a part of her training in aircraft engineering field such as Messier Bugatti, Honeywell, Kunz, Airbus and Boeing. She joined emirates airlines as first aircraft engineer in UAE and been working in maintenance field for more than 10 years and continue her growth in the aviation and now she is working as senior manager and technical advisor for one of the biggest aviation project in UAE [midfield terminal project] which is Abudhabi new airport with Etihad airways. She is one alumni members of the emirates association in the UK, one of members of IEEE, as well as one of the founders of woman in aviation organization Middle East chapter. Also she is the chief executive officer of L2L [learn to live] consultation company. She is the Ambassador of the international union for technical education in UAE. Awarded many award and appreciate during her young journey as she been involved and privileged of her involvement in Dubai Recruitment exhibition, rewarded Najm Gold award from Emirates group as a role of Emarati lady engineer, beside her awarded of fast track award from Emirates airline, Emaratia shield privilege in Abu Dhabi and creative women in aviation engineering by shiekha fatima bint khalid alqasimi. The latest award she awared is the Oscars accomplished Arabs and the women award for arab creativity.

 Speaker:

12:20 PM – 12:35 PM (UAE Time) 

Topic: “Your Name is Your Brand!”

Mona Albdulla AlHebsi

  • CEO & Managing Director – Mona AlHebsi Co.
  • People & Culture Expert, Thought Leader, Success Coach, Content Creator, Author & Speaker (DBA Candidate)

Mona AlHebsi is An Emirati Leader who originally hails from the Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah. She is an Influencer, Content Creator, Multi Award-Winning Hospitality HR Expert, Success Coach, Renowned Author and Speaker. She has recently been conferred with “Brainz CREA Awards 2021” by Brainz Magazine as well as “Excellence In Hospitality Award 2020” by Mice Quotient Women in Leadership & Excellence Awards beside many other awards and accolades due to her eminent contributions in the fields of Hospitality Human Capital, Business, Career Success, Emiratization, Coaching and Leadership.
Mona is also the CEO and Managing Director of Mona AlHebsi Co. that specializes in original and innovative Content Creation, Success & Career Coaching and Consulting through which Mona has successfully built her own personal and professional brand by contributing to the community in various forms (be it individual or group unique coaching sessions, sharing thought leadership via original content, or speaking in relevant events or webinars).
Mona has also been hosted in various podcasts to share insights on personal branding, career success or impactful leadership as well as spoke in different business conferences and forums on topics of Human Capital, Hospitality, Leadership and Social Media. She has also been featured in various online and offline media (both Arabic & English) as highlighted in her website and social media channels.
Mona is also a holder of several reputed business degrees and qualifications like Dual MBA, FCIPD, PMP, CPCC, etc. and currently pursuing her DBA from Westford University College. She is a recipient of several local and international awards like Brainz CREA Global Awards, Hotelier Middle East Awards, Hospitality Excellence Awards, Women In Leadership Awards, Global 100, CV Magazine’s Annual Corporate Excellence Awards and the like.

 Speaker:

12:35 PM – 12:50 PM (UAE Time) 

Topic: “Working Women in Arabian Countries”

Muna AlDhaheri

  • Founder and CEO of Ario Production (A Media Production Organisation)
  • Entrepreneur
  • Book Writer
  • Screen Writer
  • TV Director
  • Self Development Coach

After spending 25 years of her life working for Abu Dhabi Government, majored in Public administration with a variety of experience in Purchasing, Dept Collection, and Operation, Muna Aldhaheri decided to start her own Media Production company. With an objective to produce best educational programs providing knowledge and education in a new fun and creative way. Being a mother of 5 and managed Shiakh Zayed Desert Learning center in Al Ain Zoo this gave her an understanding of the new generation needs when it come to information and type of education .this helped her to come up with new ideas for TV and Media Programs speaking directly to young generation, changing prospective to the future. Aware of the important of work ethics and hard work she develop program encouraging young generation to take their work life seriously and participate in the development of United Arab Emirates.

 

12:50 PM – 12:55 PM (UAE Time) 

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 Speaker:

12:55 PM – 1:10 PM (UAE Time) 

Topic: “Positivity is a choice”

Maitha Alblooshi

  • Chief Technology Officer (CTO) – Scrum Master at ENBD
  • Emarati Youth leader

Having a bachelor degree in electronics engineering and diploma in Hospitality, also having an ambasdor award for being first Youth Emirati in hospitality. Being so passion to develop my knowledge through working in different creative areas and being self actualization . looking for something unique that I am able to do it, also see myself as an important person in society that is capable to achieve.

 Speaker:

1:10 PM – 1:25 PM (UAE Time) 

Topic: “To Be Announced”

Hoda Alkhzaimi

  • President at Emirates Digital Association for Women
  • Director of Center for Cyber Security and Interdisplinary Studies – New York University Abu Dhabi
  • Director of Research and Development in Science & Defense – Governmental Entity, Abu Dhabi

Hoda has 17 years of experience in industrialization and economic development projects. She has led and motivated several tech-based industrial investments in the UAE and internationally. She worked on several turnaround projects that were aimed to achieve strategic, financial and operational synergies of industrial and business prospects. She has a specific interest in SDG based investments as well as her current background.Hoda A. Alkhzaimi is currently the Director of Center of Cyber Security in New York University AD and a research assistant professor in New York University. She served in different posts for research and development in the Technology development sector for the past years, she also played a vital role in developing Cyber Security and Cryptology research and development ecosystems. She headed the Department of Research and Development for Cyber Security and Cryptology in different national initiatives in the United Arab Emirates along with her associations to different security initiatives nationally and internationally. She consults for special projects with national and international technology development initiatives. Alkhzaimi has specific expertise in cryptology; cryptanalysis, constructing and validating security hardware and software components, constructing trusted security architectures for different environments in different products for the respective industries. Hoda. Alkhzaimi obtained her Ph.D. in Cryptanalysis from Denmark Technical University. Her current research interests include Space, Aerospace, and UAV and autonomous systems security, constructing and analyzing cryptographic primitives, validating, and investigating links between different cryptanalytic approaches and utilizing cryptographic primitives in different cybersecurity architectures as in Internet of Things and big data analysis among others. Her research includes analysis of the effect of AI and machine learning techniques on improving security analytics. She is as well leading several AI based initiatives globally.

CLOSING REMARKS

01:25 PM (UAE Time) 


AWARDS

We acknowledge the dynamic individuals who have made an outstanding contribution to the nation as well as to the business community over the past year. We seek to appreciate the invaluable individuals who work in such high-pressure positions and deliver the best value, and make it prominent how you give the benefit to your enterprise. To assist us in our search for the top minds, we invite you to make your voice heard via a nomination, so we can showcase those who strive to promote the growth and deserve to be commended.


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