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Undervalued and Underpaid: A Talk with Saana Azzam

It's one of the most frequently discussed and published topics: inequality and the gender wage gap. Join us to learn impactful tips and practical communication strategies to ask for what you deserve.

  • Sunday, September 24, 2017 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM +04
  • Dubai
September Members' Breakfast - Rise n Shine!

*CHANGE OF VENUE - NOW SUM OF US* http://thesumofusdubai.com/ Ground Floor. Burj al Salam,Trade Centre – 6th St Catch up with fellow Ellevate Dubai members at our September breakfast at Tom & Serg.

  • Wednesday, September 13, 2017 8:15 AM - 9:30 AM +04
  • Dubai, Dubai
Summer Members' Breakfast - Rise n Shine!

Catch up with fellow Ellevate Dubai members at our midsummer breakfast at the lovely Hamptons Cafe on Jumeirah Road.

  • Tuesday, August 1, 2017 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM +04
  • Dubai
Ramadan Kareem - Iftar - Open Tent

Please join us for our Ellevate Dubai Iftar at the Open Tent in Alserkal Avenue! This unique venue fuses Arabic and Japanese cuisine, contemporary design and cultural sensibility.

  • Sunday, June 18, 2017 7:15 PM - 9:30 PM +04
  • Al Quoz , Dubai
Entrepreneurship to Philanthropy: How to Own Your Dream and Impact Others

Want to learn how to use your influence to encourage others? Learn how successful entrepreneurs reached the peaks of success with growing large networks of people they can influence!

  • Sunday, May 21, 2017 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM +04
  • Dubai
Rise and Shine: Dubai Monthly Members Breakfast

Join your fellow Ellevate members for breakfast. Connect with your peers over complimentary breakfast and coffee at Saladicious Grillz in City Walk. Come along and brighten up your morning!

  • Wednesday, May 10, 2017 8:15 AM - 9:45 AM +04
  • Dubai, Dubai
Ellevate Dubai Annual Forum: "Own It"

Are you ready for the 2017 Ellevate Dubai Annual Forum? Following our enormous success in 2016, Ellevate Dubai is proud to present this year’s half-day forum: “Own it”.

  • Sunday, April 30, 2017 8:30 AM - 2:00 PM +04
  • Dubai
Rise and Shine: Dubai Monthly Members Breakfast

Join your fellow Ellevate members for breakfast. Miss the traffic and connect with your peers over breakfast in Cake cafe at Ritz-Carlton DIFC. Come along and brighten up your morning!

  • Wednesday, April 5, 2017 8:15 AM - 9:30 AM +04
  • DIFC, Dubai
How to Use Public Speaking for Overall Success in the Workplace

Learn and discuss how strong verbal communication and the right body language can enhance your level of influence and create a lasting impact on your audience in the workplace!

  • Sunday, March 26, 2017 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM +04
  • Dubai, Dubai
Rise and Shine: Dubai Monthly Members Breakfast

Join your fellow Ellevate members for breakfast. Miss the traffic and connect with your peers over breakfast in Firebird Diner cafe at Four Seasons DIFC. Come along and brighten up your morning!

  • Wednesday, March 1, 2017 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM +04
  • DIFC
Join Us For Speed-Networking!

We heard you loud and clear, and are bringing back your favourite event! Come & meet Ellevate members and guests to grow your network and make friends...

  • Sunday, February 19, 2017 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM +04
  • Dubai
Rise and Shine: Dubai Monthly Members Breakfast

Join your fellow Ellevate members for breakfast. Miss the traffic and connect with your peers over breakfast in Cake cafe at Ritz-Carlton DIFC. Come along and brighten up your morning!

  • Wednesday, February 1, 2017 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM +04
  • DIFC, Dubai
Reframe and Drive Your Feminine Leadership

Join Amel Murphy, Director of Sustain Leadership, in a riveting workshop on the key values of feminine leadership & learn skills on how to shift organizational mindsets.

  • Sunday, January 22, 2017 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM +04
  • Dubai
Rise and Shine - Dubai January Breakfast Meet Up

Join your fellow Ellevate members for breakfast. Miss the traffic and connect with your peers over breakfast in Cafe Bateel in DIFC. Come along and brighten up your morning with something different!

  • Wednesday, January 4, 2017 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM +04
  • Dubai International Financial Centre, Dubai
Live Interview with Donna Benton, Founder of the Entertainer

An entrepreneur's perspective on building a global business from Dubai. Donna will talk about identifying opportunities and overcoming obstacles, and what she's learnt from experience and mistakes.

  • Tuesday, December 6, 2016 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM +04
  • Dubai
Build Your Professional Brand: Bloomingdale's Exclusive Workplace Styling Event

Take your personal brand to the next level with Bloomingdale's at an exclusive workshop for Ellevate Dubai's women that covers tips and trends for workplace attire, business travel and more.

  • Tuesday, November 22, 2016 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM +04
  • Dubai
Dubai Corporate Exec Discusses Volunteering at a Greek Refugee Camp

Ellevate is delighted to host a Dubai businesswoman who recently took time out of her busy corporate schedule to volunteer at a refugee camp in Greece. ONLY MEMBER SLOTS LEFT

  • Tuesday, October 25, 2016 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM +04
  • Dubai
Post-Summer Reunion & Speed Networking

Another fun evening of speed-networking with like-minded professional women. Members attend for free; guests welcome for AED80 at the door. Please arrive at 18.30 with lots of business cards!

  • Tuesday, September 20, 2016 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM +04
  • Dubai
Advancing Women in Society and Business

Following on from the Today I Will forum, Ms Rima Assi, Partner at McKinsey will make the case that narrowing the gender gap may constitute one of the largest growth opportunities in the coming decade. FREE for Ellevate members ; AED 80 cash at the door for non-members.

  • Sunday, June 19, 2016 8:15 PM - 10:00 PM EDT
  • Dubai, Select
Ellevate Dubai Annual Forum: Today I Will...

A must-do event! Renowned regional influencers will lead 200 senior professionals though lively discussions on a range of topics - and apply the lens of professional women. We will conclude with each delegate (male and female) making a pledge for parity in the workplace.

  • Sunday, May 15, 2016 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM EDT
  • Dubai
Presenting with Poise and Persuasiveness: Tools for Delivering Effective Messages

Presenting with poise and persuasiveness can be challenging. Renowned media consultant and expert Eithne Treanor will provide us with tools to deliver high-stakes presentations. FREE for Ellevate members; AED 80 cash at the door for non-members.

  • Sunday, April 17, 2016 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM EDT
  • Dubai, Dubai
Art Dubai - Sneak Preview and Tutorial

Intimidated by "Art"? Curious why some pieces cost so much? Wondering how to buy art? Interested in Art Dubai's background and objectives?

  • Tuesday, March 15, 2016 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM EDT
  • 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, March 5, 2016 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM EST
  • Dubai
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, http://www.sunsetmall.ae/site_map.html
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