• 15 Gulf and Arab female figures in the women economic forum in 2016


    Organized by Asharqia Chamber  to review the empowerment of women in the Saudi economy.

        15 Arab and Gulf figures of different specialties review the opportunities for the empowerment of women in the Saudi economy and its reality and its future in light of the Kingdom Vision 2030, in the «Women Economic Forum2016», organized by the  
    Asharqia Chamber, patronized by Princess Abeer bint Faisal bin Turki, wife of the Prince of the Eastern Province, titled ( Saudi women .. the power of effect to lead the change).
        The forum aims, according to the member of  
    Asharqia Chamber  administration, Samira Al Swaig, to enhance the economic role of women by reviewing the chances of enabling her in the Saudi economy, and her ability to influence and make change in the local economic environment, as this environment witnesses major changes with the launch of the Vision 2030 for exploiting all the resources the country owns human or natural.
    A huge human cluster
    Al Swaig said that the public forum cares for the ways to achieve an effective and balanced economic partnership between the woman and her brother, the man in the Saudi economy, pointing that Saudi women count for  more than 50% of the total number of university graduates, so that they are a huge human cluster that can play an active role in the economic system if exploited, considering that the public forum as an opportunity to reformulate the partnership system for women in the Saudi economy, and in light of the launch of vision 2030, which needs  initiatives and programs with the desired goals.
        Al Swaig said that the
    Chamber is seeking by launching the fifth edition of the World Economic Forum for women to enhance the role of Saudi women in economic life, pointing that there is intense and ongoing preparations by the administrator team inside the Chamber  for the forum, to welcome and confirm students participation of specialists and those interested in economic affairs in the Gulf region etc, pointing that the forum will witness the participation of a big number of female Highnesses and a group of businesswomen and academics and specialists in the Arabian Gulf and Arab countries.
          Al Swaig appreciated, the patronage of Princess Abeer bint Faisal bin Turki the wife of the Prince of the Eastern Province this year forum, noting the attention of Her Highness supporting the progress of women in the eastern region to double their contributions to the improvement.
        For her part, the manager of businesswomen center in
    Asharqia Chamber, Hind Al Zahid said, The Forum which will be held in 23-24 November will discuss four main issues, the first discusses: how to achieve a balanced economic partnership between the sexes, and the second, is the urge for solidarity to open the way for next generations, and the third and fourth topics about determining the role of women in the progress process, and in light of the launch of vision 2030.

       Al Zahid stressed that the forum will witness the participation of some of important speakers, noting that some of them, by order of the sessions, such as: Dr. Hessa Saad Al Sabah, who will present a speech in the Arab Businesswomen Council, part of the opening event , also Her Royal Highness Princess, Modhi bint Khalid bin Abdul Aziz, member of the Saudi Shura Council, and Her Royal Highness Princess, Adela bint Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz, chairman of the management Center Khadija bint Khuwailed to support businesswomen in the Chamber of Commerce and industry in Jeddah, and Ms. Hind Al Subaih, Minister of social Affairs and labor for planning Affairs and development in Kuwait, and vice Jordanian parliament, Wafa Bani Mustafa, and deputy of the UAE Women, Sheikh Majd Al Qasimi, member of the Saudi Shura Council, Dr. Lubna Al Ansari, and Dr. Mai Al Dabbagh, Department of social Sciences in New York University in Abu Dhabi professor,  Inas Makkawi, an ambassador. Head of women, Family and childhood administration of Arab League, Dr. Sumaiya Al Sulaiman, member of the municipal council of the secretariat of the Eastern region, and Dr. Suad Al Arifi, the academic in King Abdul Aziz University in Jeddah, Dr. Faten Al Sari, manager of women work programs in the Ministry of Labor and social development, and Dr. Reem Alferian, Assistant Secretary General for businesswomen affairs in the Saudi Council of Saudi Chambers and Ms. Walaa Nahas a consultant in economic development, and Dr. Siham Al Swaig, consultant director of Princess Nora University.


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