13 March 2014Her Excellency as Chairwoman of BPW (Business Professional Women) Emirates Club & BPW Middle East Company, stated in the opening speech that 'women can be and SHOULD BE involved in all sectors' & encouraged increasing business between Australia & UAE.
BPW Emirates Club is a non-governmental organization in Unites Arab Emirates and HE Sheikha Dr Hind Al Qassimi is the Chairperson of the Club. The vision of BPW Emirates Club is to be recognized and respected locally, nationally, regionally, globally by working to acquire education, skills and resources necessary to build successful and self-sufficient prosperous lives for women who shape the future, with hand in men. The mission of BPW Emirates Club, on the other hand, is to unite all parties of the community and business world to support women who raise the generation thus shapes the future of the nation, about being fully equipped on every level. There already are presidencies in all 7 emirates in UAE besides Young BPW President and Diplomatic Members' President for all Emirati and expatriate women, men in the country to join us to benefit from the synergy of many amazing women & men leaded by one of the most influential role models in the Middle East, HE Sheikha Dr Hind Al Qassimi, and to contribute the Club to be a part of such significant success story. Since it is not anti-men Club, there are male members as 'Friend of BPW Emirates Club'.
Her Excellency with the aim of 'investing the future' in BPW Emirates Club was in the forum with Senator the Hon Concetta Fierravanti-Wells (Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Social Services), Caroline Montagu (The Countess of Sandwich & Committee Member of Saudi British Joint Business Council), Talal Yassine (Chairman for Australian - Arab Relations) and many distinguished speakers, guests.
AABF gathered business owners & entrepreneurs from Australia and Middle East to discuss dynamic and practical ways to promote the growth of international business for women and support women's economic empowerment.
HE Shikha Dr Hind Al Qassimi informed all Australian entrepreneurs about UAE's rapid achievements in detail and welcomed all type of investments, trades, business relations to start with UAE by Australians.