Dubai: The first periodic Board meeting for 2023 was held by the Dubai Business Women Council (DBWC). Dr. Raja Easa Saleh Al Gurg, the founder and president of DBWC, served as the meeting’s chair, along with council board members.
During the meeting held at the Council’s headquarters in Dubai Chambers, the attendees discussed the main priorities for the current year and how to address the needs and requirements of the Council’s members in Dubai’s business environment.
The Council also affirmed its commitment to promoting women’s involvement in the holistic economic system of the Emirate of Dubai. To accomplish this objective, the Council will furnish women with essential support, resources, and opportunities, empowering them to engage in contemporary local and international business landscapes, as well as discover new frontiers in commerce and investment.
This will also bolster their competitiveness in labor markets on local, regional, and global scales, aligning with the nation’s ambitious objectives. Ultimately, these efforts will help realize the UAE Centennial Plan 2071. Lauding the wise leadership’s support, the council acknowledged that this support is the driving force behind its ongoing expansion, enhanced performance, and broadening network of connections.
This support empowers the Council to cater to its members’ needs, inspire and stimulate women to reach prominent roles and attain success, distinction, and leadership in finance and business. During the meeting, members discussed the execution strategies for projects scheduled for the upcoming six months to further assist and nurture businesswomen and entrepreneurs in the emirate.
The Council stressed that it will continue to foster investment in women’s capabilities, leadership, and interpersonal skills, while also capitalizing on the programs, services, and initiatives rolled out throughout the year to boost their competitiveness and capacity for growth in the business domain.
Established in 2002 under the umbrella of the Dubai Chamber of Commerce, the Dubai Business Women Council is the UAE’s leading platform for the personal and professional development of businesswomen in the Emirate of Dubai. It aims to support businesswomen and entrepreneurs taking their first steps in the world of business. The Council plays a vital role in enhancing the contribution of businesswomen to the country’s economy and promoting economic development in all sectors of the business community.