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[Community Circle] Joining a Board

Online • Dubai

Looking to serve on a Board? Organizations large and small are looking for qualified females to include in vital board roles. Join us to discuss what it takes to gain a Board seat in the UAE.

Sun, Jun 28, 2020 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM +04

This week we will be hosting Laudy Lahdo, a member of the 30% Club in MENA. The 30% Club is working towards a better representation of women on boards and in senior positions. In this session Laudy will speak about some new initiatives that the club is working on and ways to get involved. Looking forward to an interactive discussion.

About this Community Circle

What does it take to join a Board of Directors? In our world of gender equality, organizations large and small are looking for qualified female candidates to include in vital board roles. If you have aspirations of using your talents to support businesses from the board position, then join this circle and explore what it takes to gain a board position in the UAE. We will discuss possible avenues, possible industry sectors and considerations for success. This group is ideal for those aspiring to join a board and existing board members looking round out skill sets and help support others on the journey.

When:Every 2nd & last Sunday of the month from 8:00 - 9:00 PM From April 26th until June 28, 2020.

Who:GE Exec and Ellevate Co-President, Kelly Nobles & CEO & Founder of The Hametner Group, Audrey Hametner, will be your hosts.

What is a Community Circle?

Community Circles are a new initiative from Ellevate Dubai. These virtual sessions will be themed around varied topics and facilitated by members of our leadership team along with members from within the community. The one hour Zoom sessions will allow for open discussion among attendees to learn from each other and lean on each other.

Community Circle FAQ

Do I have to attend every session?While we’d like to establish a consistent group, you are welcome to join as many or as few sessions as you would like.

May I join more than one Community Circle?Absolutely. Join as many as you like.

Is this a webinar?No. The hosts will facilitate conversation around a specific topic, but this a peer discussion.

How many sessions will there be?These sessions will be held until the end of June. Each host has determined a rhythm for their sessions either weekly or ever two weeks. Please check individual listings for dates.

Where will these sessions be held?On Zoom. A link will be sent to registered attendees prior to the session.

How many people will be in each session?We will cap sessions at 10 attendees, including hosts, to foster intimate discussion.

Will sessions be recorded?No. These sessions will not be recorded to create a safe space for open and honest dialogue. 

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