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Women in Business: UAE and Singapore, 15 Sept

Updated: Dec 8, 2021

The UAESBC is pleased to collaborate with our Strategic Partner, the UAE Embassy in Singapore, to present a webinar entitled “Women in Business: UAE & Singapore”. The Singapore government has dedicated 2021 as the Year of Celebrating SG Women. Singapore business women have played a prominent leadership role running large MNCs, GLCs and SMEs. Singaporean women have also senior leadership political roles and in the Government.

The UAE has the highest number of female ministers in the Arab world. In the UAE, women's participation is particularly strong in the public sector. Women hold two-thirds of public sector jobs in the UAE, with 30% in leadership roles and 15% in technical and academic roles. Women in the UAE participate actively in the private sector in various roles including that of CEOs, Owner-Entrepreneurs and Senior Managers.

This seminar aims to connect Singapore and UAE businesswomen so that they may share experiences and explore opportunities for business connectivity.

Join us for this not to be missed webinar, where inspiring and dynamic women leaders from both countries will be featured.

Details of the event are as follows:

Theme: Women in Business: UAE & Singapore

Date: Wednesday, 15th September 2021

Time: 2.00pm, Singapore Time / 10.00am, UAE Time

Registration: CLICK HERE to register

Guests of Honour:

His Excellency Jamal Al Suwaidi

Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates (UAE)

in the Republic of Singapore and

Patron of the UAE Singapore Business Council

Ms Sim Ann

Senior Minister of State,

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and

Ministry of National Development,

Republic of Singapore

H.E. Shamma Al Mazrui


Ministry for Youth Affairs

United Arab Emirates

Dr Brian Shegar

President, UAE Singapore Business Council

Republic of Singapore

Keynote Speakers:

Mdm Chew Gek Khim


Straits Trading Company,


Panelists for Panel Discussion:

Ms Shatha Al Mulla

Founder and Creative Director,


Ms Helene Raudaschl

Founder and Chairman,

Indoguna Productions FZCO

Jebel Ali, Dubai, UAE

Ms Salama Al Shamsi

Director, Qasr Al Hosn and other Historic Sites,

Al Ain, UAE

Ms Michelle Cheo Hui Ning

Chief Executive Officer,

Mewah International,


Panel Discussion Moderator:

Ms May Chan

Director, DP Architects and

EXCO Member, UAE Singapore Business Council


Ms Asmaa Al Kindi

Vice President, HR & Admin - Asia Pacific, Borouge and

EXCO Member, UAE Singapore Business Council

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