10.14.2015 - 10.16.2015
10.14.2015 - 10.16.2015
Global Meeting 2015
Energizing the world!
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…
Digital Natives Gather at the Intersection of Art and Technology
On 12 December 2014 the Women’s Forum attended an exhibition entitled “Nouvelles Expériences en Art et Technologie (NEAT)”, curated by Simon Castets et Hans-Ulrich Obricht, one of a series of “Nomadi…
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.
top stories from across the Women’s Forum
Violence against women and girls is an universal problem
03.02.2015 by Women's Forum
TAKE AWAY FROM THE GLOBAL MEETING 2014 Violence against women and girls is an universal problem According to the Chime for Change global campaign, nearly 50% of sexual aggressions target girls 15 years of age or younger. One woman in three suffers physical violence at least once in her life. Standing out in terms of absurdity and atrocity is the practice of female genital mutilation. In July 2013 UNICEF found that more than 125 million girls and wo...
How to fight diseases with technology?
02.17.2015 by Women's Forum
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2015 Women's Forum Global Meeting: Energizing the World!
02.19.2015 by Women's Forum
2015 WOMEN'S FORUM GLOBAL MEETING TO FOCUS ON ENERGIZING THE WORLD The 11th annual Women’s Forum Global Mee...keep reading
discover our initiatives
Cartier Women’s Initiative Awards
The Cartier Women's Initiative Awards are an international business plan competition for women entrepreneurs.
The Rising Talents is the Women's Forum young women leaders network.
CEO Champions is designed to drive progress and accountability for women’s advancement within the private sector.
Women in Media
Women in Media aims to contribute to strengthening women's voices and their representation as experts and professionals in the media, whether traditional or digital.
from our meetings
INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Christophe de Margerie
Daw Aung San Suu Kyi
THE REPUBLIC OF THE UNION OF MYANMAR
Salma Hayek Pinault
CHIME FOR CHANGE