Seminar on Directorship, Development and Diversity: Challenges for Women in Governance, Amman, Jordan

Seminar on Directorship, Development and Diversity: Challenges for Women in Governance, Amman, Jordan 30 October 2009

Following on from a very successful inaugural event in Cairo in June 2008, AIWF hosted its second corporate governance seminar in Amman, Jordan, in October 2009. Directorship, Development and Diversity: Challenges for Women in Governance was the theme of this Seminar held by AIWF in collaboration with the Hawkamah Institute for Corporate Governance, DIFC and the Mudara Institute of Directors (IOD) and in cooperation with and jointly hosted in partnership with the Business and Professional Women’s Federation-Amman, Jordan and the International Women’s Forum, Jordan Chapter, with the valuable support of AIWF distinguished Global Partners, DLA Piper and the World Bank. In her opening address, Mrs Haifa Al Kaylani, Chairman Arab International Women’s Forum, said, “AIWF is firmly committeed to putting corporate governance squarely onto the Arab business agenda. We believe that the development of good governance skills, and the indeed the enhanced participation of Arab women with regard to Board Directorship, are vital to the region’s future economic sustainability.”

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