SAMEA Women Summit 2016 Held in Dubai

By on December 13, 2016

Under the Patronage and Attendance of Sheikh Jumaa bin Maktoum Jumaa Al Maktoum, The CEO Clubs and Center for Economic & Leadership Development held the 4th Edition of the South America – Africa – Middle East – Asia Women Summit (SAMEAWS) 2016. The Summit themed: “Scaling Up the Rise of Women Leaders in Emerging Economies” took place in Dubai, UAE and was attended by UAE Ministers, First Ladies, Key Dignitaries, Diplomats and Businesswomen from around the world. 

An unprecedented tripartite summit; SAMEAWS aims at bringing together the most influential and prominent women as well as key stakeholders in South America, Africa, the Middle East and Asia under one roof to discuss the need to recognize and seize the untapped and profitable opportunities that women’s economic and political engagements represent. 

“Hosting the fourth edition of the summit in Dubai reflects the UAE’s vision and directions of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, which firmly believes in the empowerment of women and the valuable contribution they make to society. We are proud of the role the Summit played in joining women leaders together and supporting their efforts to reach their full potential,” commented Mohammed Al Hakim, Board Member and Advisor, CEO Clubs Network Worldwide.

“We are also proud to announce that the Summit this year managed to successfully achieve its objectives of which one was the successful launch of several schools in Africa and Asia that will provide women of different ages ranging from 14 – 60 years old with the proper education to empower them financially and economically and to positively contribute to their communities,” added Al Hakim.

The SAMEAWS’ 4th edition converged the most influential women leaders and stakeholders from emerging economies to consolidate efforts in supporting and scaling up opportunities for women leaders in these regions, as well as deliberating on sustainable ways of multiplying the number of women in leadership positions in emerging economies, thereby creating diverse possibilities for the upcoming generation of women leaders.

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