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18th Global Women In Leadership (WIL) Economic Forum

The 18th Global Women In Leadership (WIL) Economic Forum is bringing together up to 500 global male and female business leaders, policy makers, as well as young female professionals and entrepreneurs.

  • Mon, Oct 24 9:00 AM - Tue, Oct 25 6:00 PM +04
  • Dubai, UAE
Exclusive Executive Networking & Coaching Session

Join us at the QS Executive Connect event and discover the many benefits of an EMBA and which program(s) would best fit you. Meet with admissions directors and attend an Executive networking session!

  • Wed, Sep 28, 2016 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM EDT
  • 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!

  • Tue, Sep 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.

  • Sun, Jun 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.

  • Sun, 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.

  • Sun, Apr 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?

  • Tue, Mar 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.

  • Sat, Mar 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.

  • Sun, Feb 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.

  • Sat, Feb 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...

  • Sun, Jan 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.

  • Tue, Dec 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, ...

  • Wed, Nov 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...

  • Sat, Nov 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...

  • Thu, Nov 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...

  • Tue, Oct 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...

  • Tue, Jun 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...

  • Thu, Apr 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...

  • Sun, Mar 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...

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

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  • Mon, Dec 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...

  • Mon, Oct 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...

  • Tue, Sep 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.

  • Wed, 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...

  • Mon, Mar 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...

  • Mon, Mar 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...

  • Mon, Mar 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...

  • Tue, Jan 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...

  • Mon, Nov 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...

  • Wed, Oct 30, 2013 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM EDT
  • Dubai