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Myanmar: Rousing Speeches in support of Women’s Advancement
Dubai to host major Women’s Forum Meeting in 2016
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Cartier Women's Initiatives Awards: The call for applications for the 2015 edition is now open!

CARTIER WOMEN’S INITIATIVES AWARDS: The call for applications for the 2015 edition is now open!

 

Women entrepreneurs from around the world and from all industries can now apply to the 2015 edition…

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Myanmar: Rousing Speeches in support of Women’s Advancement

Myanmar President H.E. U Thein Sein And Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Daw Aung San Suu Kyi Deliver Rousing Speeches In Support Of Women’s Advancement During Women’s Forum Myanmar-Asean 2014

 

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Dubai to host major Women’s Forum Meeting in 2016

 DUBAI TO HOST MAJOR WOMEN’S FORUM MEETING IN 2016

 

World’s leading women’s event to take place for first time in the Middle East and North Africa Region

  

 

The first Women’s Forum Dubai will…

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Founded in 2005, the Women's Forum for the Economy and Society is the world's leading platform featuring women's views and voices on major social and economic issues. Deploying women's experience and expertise across all generations and geographies, it offers practical discussions on how to overcome barriers and create new horizons and opportunities, as well as broad, rich and edgy debate on important ideas.  The Women's Forum also promotes the advancement of women world-wide via business and social networks.

The Women’s Forum for the Economy and Society Meetings highlight remarkable women and men from around the world who are involved in politics, business, civil society and academia. Its annual Global Meeting features novel ideas from advanced and emerging nations in a format that combines plenary and smaller sessions as well as the Discovery Program, a uniquely vibrant content relay of discussions, interactive sessions and practical workshops. The Women's Forum Regional Meetings echo this footprint in terms of gender and sector representation, with a sharper focus on specific regional issues.

In addition to these essential meetings, the Women's Forum for the Economy and Society expresses its commitment to women's progress throughout the year via a range of Initiatives set up in partnership with corporations, media groups and non-governmental organizations. These long-term initiatives seek to empower women through entrepreneurship and education, by fast-tracking young talent, amplifying women's voices in the media, promoting adaptive leadership characteristics and showcasing CEOs who champion the empowerment and advancement of women.

Based in Paris, the Women's Forum is a subsidiary of Publicis Groupe and is supported by corporate partnerships.

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The Cartier Women's Initiative Awards are an international business plan competition for women entrepreneurs.

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The Rising Talents is the Women's Forum young women leaders network.

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CEO Champions is designed to drive progress and accountability for women’s advancement within the private sector.

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