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The Power of Education to Unlock the Potential of Women in MENA

Dubai, AE • February 28, 2016

In this session, we will gain first-hand knowledge from a leading expert in education, who will discuss girls’ education and the transition to the workplace with takeaways on how we can all contribute to empowering girls and women to succeed no matter what region of the world you come from.

Sunday, February 28, 2016 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM EST

Jean-Georges Terrace, Four Seasons Hotel
Jumeirah Beach Road
Jumeirah 2

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Join us for a Speaker Evening with Maysa Jalbout, a recognized leader in the field of education in development. Maysa has produced highly visible research and strategies in several fields of education in development including refugee education and Arab youth learning and skills in her capacity as Non-resident Fellow at the Brookings Institution in Washington, DC. We are absolutely thrilled to have her with us, to share her insights on women's progress in education vs in the workplace.

This event is a joint event with the Oxford & Cambridge Society and we are delighted to be hosted by Jean-Georges restaurant at the Four Seasons hotel - on their beautiful, exclusive terrace...

The evening will follow our usual format: networking 6:30-7pm; Maysa's speech 7-7:30pm; networking 7:30-8:30pm. For any questions please email us at For any issues on the night kindly call Maggie on 056 414 4104. Valet parking is available at the Restaurant Village of the Four Seasons, where Jean-Georges is located. This event is free for Ellevate members while non-members are welcome to join for a fee of AED80 at the door. Canapés and soft drinks will be provided.

Ellevate Dubai would very much like to thank Jean-Georges for generously sponsoring this event.

We look forward to seeing you there!

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