AIWF Special Announcement
It is with great pride and pleasure that the Board of the Arab International Women’s Forum announces that Haifa Fahoum Al Kaylani, AIWF Founder Chairman joins Harvard University as a Fellow of the Harvard Advanced Leadership Programme, in 2017. Mrs Al Kaylani has been invited to join 45 global leaders selected for an intensive, multi-disciplinary program and yearlong Fellowship at Harvard to solve significant social problems.
A Special Message on International Women's Day from the Acting Chairman of AIWF, Rania Rizk
"2017 presents AIWF with a number of exciting opportunities to explore new dimensions and perspectives, address emerging challenges for Arab women and youth in a global context, and engage with new international contacts towards even greater cross-cultural collaboration in every sector and every sphere."
AIWF welcomes new Global Diamond Partner Northern Trust
AIWF is delighted to announce that a new Global Partner joins the Arab International Women’s Forum – Northern Trust, a leading American bank which is rapidly expanding its MENA presence and recently opened an office of 12 in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, employing and nurturing five young Saudi women leaders in executive positions.
Northern Trust is committed to working closely with AIWF to expand and develop its commitments to empowering and promoting women leaders in finance in the MENA region. AIWF looks forward to engaging with Northern Trust in the year ahead to make leadership development for Arab women in finance a key priority.
AIWF in the News
Luncheon in Honour of Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi
On Wednesday 27 July 2016, the AIWF was honored to welcome Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher Bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah, U.A.E., Chairperson of Nama Women Advancement Establishment and Founder & Patron of Sharjah Business Women Council on her visit to London with a Luncheon at The Royal Automobile Club.
AIWF / SBWC, Partnership for innovation in Entrepreneurship, London, United Kingdom
Under the patronage of Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher Bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah, U.A.E., Chairperson of Nama Women Advancement Establishment and Founder & Patron of Sharjah Business Women Council, the Arab International Women’s Forum was delighted to organise in collaboration with The Sharjah Business Women Council a Seminar showcasing journeys of businesswomen in the UAE and the UK. The Seminar was held on Wednesday 27 July 2016 in The Royal Automobile Club, London under the title of The Arab International Women’s Forum and The Sharjah Business Women Council: Partnership for Innovation in Entrepreneurship.
AIWF 15th Anniversary Reception and Gala Concert at Kensington Palace
On 26 April 2016, the very successful AIWF 15th Anniversary Reception and Gala Concert was held at Kensington Palace in London, to commemorate the founding of The Arab International Women’s Forum in 2001