AIWF Activities 2018

What Others Say

"I want to congratulate the Arab International Women's Forum for raising public awareness of the need to bring more women into the economic life of the Arab region”

- Sarah Brown, wife of the UK Prime Minister, Gordon Brown

Downing St, London UK, Feb 2008

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NAMA Women Advancement Establishment (NAMA) was founded in 2015 by His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Mohammad Al Qasimi, Member of the UAE Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, and is chaired by Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah.  

At NAMA, we are determined to mobilize the means required to create enabling environments to advance gender equity and inclusive economic and social growth. NAMA's efforts stem from its core philosophy that women advancement is a fundamental requirement for the sustainable development of nations. 

Through its three affiliates; Sharjah Business Women Council, Irthi Contemporary Crafts Council, and Badiri Education and Development Academy, NAMA designs and implements initiatives that support women across the economic, professional and social sectors.  

NAMA also engages with grass-roots and international organisations as part of its comprehensive approach towards developing an ecosystem in which women's full potential is realized. For more information, visit www.namawomen.ae