Fifteen American companies operating in the UAE have pledged to put women in 30 percent of their local leadership positions by 2025.
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Aurora50's clients & partners
Aurora50's clients & partners
THE IMPACT OF DEI
An inclusive culture is a must-have to reap the benefits of diversity.
Implicit bias (also referred to as unconscious bias) is the process of associating stereotypes or attitudes to categories of people without conscious awareness, resulting in actions or decisions that are at odds with one’s intentions or explicit values.
Why start now?
With a fast-changing and evolving talent pool, companies need to reflect the environment today that future talent will want to belong to tomorrow, to retain high-potential talent and reduce attrition.
An inclusive culture needs a conscious DEI strategy to realise the benefits of diversity.
- 60% higher revenue growth for companies that prioritise equal opportunities for growth – IBM, 2019
- 70% of diverse companies were more likely to capture new markets in the past year – Center for Talent Innovation, 2013
- 60% improvement in decision-making – Cloverpop, 2017
- 30% reduced risk, 20% enhanced innovation in diverse companies – Dr Juliet Bourke, 2016
This Accelerator for Internal Management (AIM) is a tailor-made executive leadership development course that enables participants to create a career roadmap, identify key stakeholders within the company for career progression and to convey their value proposition while better aligning with company growth objectives.
Who’s it for? High-potential women leaders and executives
Virtual workshops to help senior and mid-level women executives learn the skills required for GCC boardrooms, and to proactively map the route to their first board director appointment.
Who’s it for? Mid-level and senior women executives with little to no exposure to boards
A 12-month accelerator for early-stage female board directors with curated workshops, practical case studies & simulations and mentoring from non-executive directors (NEDs) with 10+ years of board experience, getting participants connected to 20+ boards of listed and large-scale private companies.
Who’s it for? Female C-suite (executive management) and early-stage board directors looking to expand their board portfolio
Team-building experience to celebrate the UAE’s progress in inclusion on the occasion of Emirati Women’s Day.
Who’s it for? Whole organisations
Aurora50 recently published a research report, in collaboration with the Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government and sponsored by the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), looking at the progress of women board directors in the UAE and putting together a five-step framework for women to achieve their first board position within 10-15 years. We are happy to discuss your research needs.
“ADNOC has an unwavering commitment in supporting females to grow, develop and excel in their careers, which is why we are proud to be an anchor partner of the Pathway20 initiative. We believe that gender diversity in leadership positions contributes to innovative thinking that drives competitive advantage. As we seek to contribute towards our nation’s prosperity, this programme will build a pipeline of female talent in leadership positions.”