AIWF Activities 2013

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“In striving to empower Arab women and realise their human rights we are fighting for the freedom to be fully and completely human, without need for permission or persuasion.”

- Dr. Benita Ferrero-Waldner,Commissioner for External Relations and European Neighbourhood Policy.

AIWF Conference at the European Parliament, Brussels, April 2005

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Connecting the Next Generation of Young Arab Women Leaders - City of London, United Kingdom

October 24, 2014

Event Overview:

AIWF Young Arab Women Leaders Conference: Connecting the Next Generation of Young Arab Women Leaders – London, UK

The third day of the AIWF 2014 programme culminated with the 6th Young Arab Women Leaders conference on Oct 24 entitled Connecting the Next Generation of Young Arab Women Leaders was held in partnership with PwC at its offices in the City and was attended by close to 80 guests. Mrs Haifa Al Kaylani, AIWF Chairman, said in the opening session:

"Youth inclusion is a major social and political challenge that represents real urgency and at the same time, immense opportunity for the MENA region."

The Conference served to equip young women leaders with skills that will benefit them in starting, growing, and leading successful businesses. The event focused on creating links between women in the UK and the MENA region, strengthening business alliances and exchanging experiences and best practices. The presentations on this day explored how young women leaders can find balance between their personal and professional lives, mentorship and gender diversity management, the transformative power of new media and women and ICT.

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