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15 American companies sign GBC's SDG 5 pledge in November - image courtesy Dubai Media Office

Fifteen American companies operating in the UAE have pledged to put women in 30 percent of their local leadership positions by 2025.

HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, signs We The UAE 2031 10-year plan on whiteboard

A strong economy, generating new jobs, protecting the environment, legal reform and the future of education are the focus of a new UAE 10-year plan, We The UAE 2031, launched last week.

Illustration of Arab woman and Bahraini flag - text Happy Bahraini Women's Day 2022

Statistics about women at work in Bahrain to celebrate Bahraini Women's Day.

[A50 template] Fatima Al Hammadi, COO of KIZAD (AD Ports Group)

The COO of AD Ports Group's Kezad on a busy two years in which she took on her new job and a trustee board seat.

Illustration of four business women climbing stairs - Pixabay

Women must fill one-third of all EU board director posts or at least 40 percent of non-executive director posts under a new EU-wide directive.

UAE's Jebel Hafeet winding mountain road - Wikimedia

If you're starting to put together your business DEI plan, you need to set a baseline first, says Diana Wilde.

Mountaineers in silhouette hold hands at sunset - Wikimedia - Damian Gadal

Becoming an ally to women and other marginalised colleagues - your individual role in workplace diversity and inclusion.

Gulf traders follow the markets (picture courtesy WAM)

IPOs mean more women for boards: here are some of the biggest in the UAE this year, from AD Ports Group to Borouge to DEWA.

Aurora50 in the media

Aurora50 In the media - screenshot of Bahrain This Month (December 2022 issue) - Bahraini Women's Day feature with Diana Wilde comment

Aurora50’s Diana Wilde commented in a feature in Bahrain This Month for Bahraini Women’s Day, looking at achievements for women at work in Bahrain.

Aurora50 in the media - Dubai Eye 103.8's Business Breakfast

Diana Wilde tells the Business Breakfast that some 59% of listed UAE companies now have a woman on board, showing that the quota is "working well".

Aurora50 in the media - Dubai One, 20/06/22

Diana Wilde, co-founder of Aurora50, talks to Business Breakfast's Richard Dean, as seen on Dubai One, about the number of women in UAE boardrooms doubling and the issue of 'over-boarding'.

Aurora50 in the media - Gulf Business

The UAE’s continued efforts to improve gender diversity in the boardroom have led to more women holding board positions this year (8.9 per cent), up from 3.5 per cent in 2020, according to research undertaken by Aurora50 and Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government, writes Gulf Business.

Aurora50's press releases

A50 press release template - newspapers image

Research undertaken reveals that 6.7% of board seats in the UAE are now held by women, up from 3.5% in 2020. The first-of-its-kind report, sponsored by ADNOC, highlights key strategies for aspiring women to reach independent board positions in just a decade, curated from research with current regional women board directors.

Emirati woman works at computer - with GWU and Aurora50 logos overlaid

Aurora50 and General Women's Union (GWU) sign agreement to help build pipeline of women leaders for UAE boards.


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