Qatar International Business Women Forum



10 May 2011
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Oxford Business Group is pleased to announce our media partnership with the Second Qatar International Business Women Forum which will be held on 17 - 18 May 2011 in Doha. In this respect, we send you the following message from the conference organisers:

Dear Oxford Business Group subscribers,


May 17 -18, 2011 - The Ritz Carlton Hotel, Doha

Under the Kind Auspices of Her Highness Sheikha Moza Bint Nasser, Chairperson of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science & Community Development; the Second Qatar International Businesswomen Forum, will be held in Doha, Qatar on May 17 - 18, 2011 and promises to be once again a major event on the Gulf and wider Arab conferencing calendar.

The Forum is organized by the Qatari Business Women Association and Interactive Business Network-IBN

Coming after the resounding success of the first forum in 2010 that was held under the patronage of Her Highness Sheikha Moza Bint Nasser, Chairperson of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science & Community Development; the second forum will resume and expand on the discussion of leading issues of the hour on the economic empowerment of women in the Arab world; focusing on their growing role in business and every other sphere of economic activity, and the challenges and obstacles that they continue to face as they strengthen their leadership and executive positions in an evolving regional business environment. The forum will also analyze a number of broader business issues that are of particular interest to the Gulf countries and the Arab world at large.

Given its already well-established status as a path breaking event in Qatar and the Arab world, the Qatar International Businesswomen Forum in its 2011 meet will host a number of leading Gulf, Arab and international speakers, and is expected to attract wide participation from senior government officials, experts and specialists in business, financial and social affairs, as well as representatives of civil society, NGOs, and women leaders in business and other professions and activities.

Forum’s agenda include:

- Businesswomen Face-to-Face with the Current Economic Uncertainties: Challenges Converted into Opportunities.

- Access to Capital - Challenges.

- Leading with Emotional Intelligence.

- Challenges Women Face in Family Business.

- Interview with the United Nations Representative to discuss the "UN Women" Entity and its Implications for Arab Women.

- Role of NGOs in Uplifting the Businesswomen and their Achievements.

- Organizational Capabilities and Strategies in Small and Medium Enterprises.

- Performing within Cultural Boundaries and Limitations.

We invite you to take the opportunity to participate in this leading annual event in a country that has been at the forefront of the economic empowerment of Arab women

For more information and to download the registration form, please Click here

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