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ADNOC signs UAE Gender Balance Council's SDG 5 pledge to put women in 30% of leadership roles

Aurora50 Pathway20 AI workshop - group photo

AI prompts and how to assess business risk from artificial intelligence for NEDs

Diana Wilde, co-founder of Aurora50, talks to Emirati woman at Aurora50 event

On Emirati Women's Day, Diana Wilde on how her Emirati friendships have given her faith in the power of community.

Diana Wilde, co-founder of Aurora50, speaking at the launch of corporate women's network NOORA on 31 July 2023 at the Women's Pavillion, Expo City, Dubai

Diana Wilde's speech in full from the 2023 launch of the NOORA community.

Illustration of birds flying over a bright yellow sunset. Picture courtesy Pixabay/ Mohamed Hassan

Aurora50's new women's network, NOORA, will ensure that GCC women in power never need to feel lonely, writes Diana Wilde.

Illustration of businessman and businesswoman each holding a mask on a stick. Picture courtesy of Mohamed Hassan, Pixabay

Presenting positive - smiling through your struggles - is a clear sign of imposter syndrome, says Aurora50 coaching partner Hilary Rowe.

Tips on negotiating a pay rise - cover sheet

Why you should always meet your manager to negotiate on a Thursday or Friday.

Official Emirati Women's Day logo

28 August is a day to celebrate women in the UAE, with gender balance an integral part of the Emirati culture. 

Quote from HH Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak, Mother of the Nation, to celebrate Emirati Women's Day, curated by Aurora50. “The right to equality is a right guaranteed to UAE women.”

HH Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak’s sayings, to celebrate Emirati Women’s Day.

graphic - 5 ways to be more assertive in meetings

Don’t start a sentence with ‘I’m sorry but’. Women get interrupted 50% of the time in meetings; here’s how to amplify your voice (and the voices of others).

Woman Emirati engineer working in port wearing brown EGA uniform and protective glasses and white helmet. Picture courtesy EGA

Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA) is focusing on the pillars of gender and Emiratisation in its DEI efforts.

Emirati woman on AD Ports Group's GLOW accelerator

AD Ports Group created GLOW with Aurora50 as a talent development strategy for its high-potential Emirati women employees.

Mona Ghanem Al Marri, Vice President of the UAE Gender Balance Council (GBC UAE) at the SDG 5 pledge signing in May 2023

Eight new private-sector companies have signed the UAE Gender Balance Council’s SDG 5 pledge.

Illustration of woman working at laptop with piles of paper and files, and papers blowing about. Woman is holding hand to head, representing burnout. Designed by pch.vector / Freepik

84% of HR directors say burnout must be addressed. We suggest ways organisations can help prevent this workplace syndrome.

The launch of corporate women's network NOORA on 31 July 2023 at the Women's Pavillion, Expo City, Dubai. From left to right: Nabil Almessabi, Chief Human Resources Officer, TAQA; Diana Wilde, co-founder, Aurora50; Nadya Abdulla Kamali, Country Managing Director, UAE, Accenture; Laila Saif, Director, Human Capital Strategy & Operations, EGA; Hend Al Rumaithi, Senior Director, Group Internal Audit & Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer, ENOC; and Oliver Grohmann, Group Head of Human Resources, Emirates Group. Credit: Aurora50

Aurora50's network for corporate women, NOORA, launched in July with founding partners Accenture, EGA, The Emirates Group, ENOC and TAQA; news of the launch was covered by publications across the Middle East.

Group photo from The Inclusion Summit Roadshow 2023 in Ras Al Khaimah

The Ras Al Khaimah Chamber of Commerce hosted an Aurora50 roadshow on national youth initiatives for diversity, equality and inclusion, reports Al Bayan.

The launch of corporate women's network NOORA on 31 July 2023 at the Women's Pavillion, Expo City, Dubai. From left to right: Nabil Almessabi, Chief Human Resources Officer, TAQA; Diana Wilde, co-founder, Aurora50; Nadya Abdulla Kamali, Country Managing Director, UAE, Accenture; Laila Saif, Director, Human Capital Strategy & Operations, EGA; Hend Al Rumaithi, Senior Director, Group Internal Audit & Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer, ENOC; and Oliver Grohmann, Group Head of Human Resources, Emirates Group. Credit: Aurora50

Research has revealed that networking allows women to form an inner circle and become leaders, helping private-sector organisations meet UAE targets for Emiratis and women in leadership

TAQA Jasim Husain Thabet MoU signing with Diana Wilde. 22 May 2023

TAQA, the Abu Dhabi National Energy Company, has signed a two-year memorandum of understanding with Aurora50.

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