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

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
  • Dubai
Beach Yoga Saturday!

Our members have asked for a casual activity conducive to building friendships... Enter Yoga Saturday! A monthly yoga class for the Ellevate community.

  • Saturday, February 13, 2016 6:00 AM - 10:00 AM EST
  • Dubai,
Women & Wealth: how to handle your personal finances

72% of women don't feel confident about selecting financial investments on their own. Investing matters. Confidence matters. Join Ellevate Dubai for a supercharged panel session to find out how we can be better managers of our hard-earned wealth...

  • Sunday, January 17, 2016 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM EST
  • Dubai
Ellevate Dubai December event: speed-networking!

Join Ellevate Dubai for our year-end speed-networking social and meet the amazing women of Ellevate Dubai. Through speed networking you'll be able to make short, actionable connections with a good number of people. This will allow you to maximize your impact and connect with like minded women.

  • Tuesday, December 15, 2015 6:00 PM - 6:05 PM EST
  • Dubai
Dubai Partner Event With Eureeca

With Women’s Entrepreneurship Day approaching, Eureeca is planning a women entrepreneur pitch night which will feature fund-raising pitches from talented women founders from the UAE, UK, ...

  • Wednesday, November 25, 2015 6:00 PM - 6:05 PM EST
  • Dubai
Boost Your Executive Presence

A strong executive presence builds your visibility and influence – two key ingredients in career advancement. The Impostor Syndrome is common among high achievers, especially successful women.In t...

  • Saturday, November 21, 2015 7:00 PM - 7:05 PM EST
  • Dubai
Dima Ayad Trunk Show

Our own Ellevate Dubai member and fashion entrepreneur Dima Ayad is holding an AW15 Trunk Show this weekend (Nov 13 & 14) - and we are all invited!She is generously offering Ellevate...

  • Thursday, November 12, 2015 7:00 PM - 7:05 PM EST
  • Dubai
Panel Session with Leading Fashion Designers & Entrepreneurs, Dima Ayad and Basma Abu Ghazaleh

Dubai FFWD and Dubai Fashion Week are almost upon us... join us for an exciting Fashion evening with our home grown talent Dima Ayad and Basma Abu Ghazaleh (co-founder of KAGE). These successful la...

  • Tuesday, October 27, 2015 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM EDT
  • Dubai
Iftar with Ellevate Dubai's New Chapter Leader

In the spirit of sharing and togetherness we would like to invite our members along for an Iftar on June 30th! Not only is this a chance to relax and mingle with a fabulous group of women, but this...

  • Tuesday, June 30, 2015 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM EDT
  • Dubai
UN and Pearl Initiative Forum Invitation for Ellevate Dubai Members

Pearl Initiative UN Global Compact Forum, “Corporate Accountability Matters: Business Integrity and Value Creation Beyond 2015”, under the Patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin R...

  • Thursday, April 16, 2015 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM EDT
  • Dubai
Special Invite to Startup Grind Fireside Chat

In Collaboration with Startup Grind DubaiStartup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. The first 5 Ellevate Dubai members to register can...

  • Sunday, March 1, 2015 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM EST
  • Dubai
The Art Market - A General Introduction

In the run up to Art Dubai 2015, we are very pleased to have Victoria Gandit Lelandais provide an exclusive preview to Ellevate. She will also be providing advice regarding purchasing art as an inv...

  • Monday, February 9, 2015 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM EST
  • Dubai
Dealing With Challenging People in the Workplace and in Life

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  • Monday, December 8, 2014 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM EST
  • Dubai
Women in Business - A Middle East Perspective

Ellevate Dubai is partnering with Dentons as they launch their network for Business Women in the Middle East- Sayyidaat Dentons. Themes from "Lean In: Women, Work and the Will to Lead" by Shery...

  • Monday, October 20, 2014 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM EDT
  • Dubai
Ellevate Dubai Breakfast Launch

Ellevate Dubai is bringing various women networks of the UAE together to celebrate the launch of our new name! There will be representatives from over 10 different corporate women networks based in...

  • Tuesday, September 30, 2014 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM EDT
  • Dubai
A Talk For Entrepreneurs

An evening of inspiration with two successful CEOs offering their stories, tips and advice for up and coming Entrepreneurs.

  • Wednesday, May 21, 2014 8:30 PM - 9:30 PM EDT
  • Dubai
Women Leaders Program - Dubai

Our Vision: To help women leaders advance in their organizations, grow in their leadership, and gain skills to make them more effective in their work environment. In addition, we will create a co...

  • Monday, March 24, 2014 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM EDT
  • Dubai
March Breakfast Gathering

Join us to kick start the spring with an informal breakfast gathering at The Capital Club in the DIFC. We are very pleased to have Anissa Kermali host. Anissa has been part of the Dubai chapter lea...

  • Monday, March 24, 2014 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM EDT
  • Dubai
Social Enterprise Week

Social Enterprise Week 2014 is a gathering of leading thinkers and doers in the field of social enterprise. It’s not just networking, it’s meeting likeminded people, equally driven chan...

  • Monday, March 3, 2014 7:00 PM - 7:05 PM EST
  • Dubai
A Mental Fitness Workshop

This workshop will introduce you to several specifically designed mental exercises that can enhance your everyday life. Brain training will: Make you more organized and efficient Improve your memor...

  • Tuesday, January 28, 2014 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM EST
  • Dubai
Arabian Business Women's Forum

Arabian Business Women’s Forum is fast approaching and with business leaders attending from all over the UAE, spaces are filling quickly. Members of 85Broads have been extended a special invitation...

  • Monday, November 11, 2013 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM EST
  • Dubai
Conversations around Women and Leadership with John Gerzema, Author of Ethena Doctrine and other Leading Executives from UAE

We are pleased to invite you to an exciting evening of discussion on Women’s Leadership as part of the UAE High Potential Women Leaders Workshop. Our workshop participants include women execu...

  • Wednesday, October 30, 2013 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM EDT
  • Dubai
UAE High Potential Women Leaders Program

To help women leaders find their authentic leadership style, gain skills to make them more effective in their work environment and in addition create a community of women leaders to connect (“get s...

  • Wednesday, October 30, 2013 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM EDT
  • Dubai
Parenting in the 21st Century

The challenges faced by parents in today’s ever changing world and how to deal with them

  • Wednesday, October 23, 2013 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM EDT
  • Dubai
Ethical Brands Forum

In a new thought leadership initiative dubbed Make a Stand as an Ethical Brand in The Middle East, The CMO Council, in partnership with Social Enterprise Week, plans to source insight and content f...

  • Tuesday, September 17, 2013 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM EDT
  • Dubai
85 Broads Global Forum: Leaders of Change

Come join us at our 85 Broads Global Forum that brings together a fabulous and exceptional array of speakers and will include the following panels: <b>Keynote</b> Janet Hanson – ...

  • Monday, May 6, 2013 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM EDT
  • Dubai
Invitation to Mona Pearl Workshop: Grow Globally

t is clear that companies that are looking to grow their business, must successfully be able to expand into the international market space. The opportunities for exponential growth through global e...

  • Tuesday, December 4, 2012 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM EST
  • Dubai
Invitation to 2nd Arabian Business women's Forum

The Women’s Forum will bring together over 200 female leaders, executives, professionals and entrepreneurs to discuss the evolution of successful women in Middle East business, celebrate achievemen...

  • Monday, November 19, 2012 9:00 AM - 2:30 PM EST
  • Dubai
Fashion Compassion

Ethical Fashion Retailer Fashion ComPassion is delighted to invite you to A Sustainable Fashion Trunk Show hosted by 85 Broads chapter leader Ayesha Mustafa, showcasing exquisite brands from the wo...

  • Saturday, June 16, 2012 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM EDT
  • Dubai
85 Broads Global Forum: Defining Success

This annual forum brings together a fabulous and exceptional array of speakers covering the following topics: Panel 1: Non Traditional Careers Charney Magri, Award-winning photographer and creator...

  • Monday, May 7, 2012 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM EDT
  • Dubai