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Aurora50 expanded its remit this year beyond gender balance in the boardroom, to look at wider equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI). Diana Wilde explains why.
Aurora50 in the media
The number of women on UAE-listed company boards has more than doubled from 3.5 percent to 8.9 percent in just two years, with 59.1 percent now having at least one female board member, Zawya reports, quoting Aurora50's research report Non-executive Board Careers in the UAE: A Path to Gender Balance.
The number of women holding board seats in UAE listed firms has more than doubled over in two years, Arabian Business reports, quoting Aurora50's research report.
أدت الجهود الحثيثة، التي تبذلها دولة الإمارات في سعيها المستمر نحو تحسين التنوع بين الجنسين إلى زيادة عدد المناصب، التي تشغلها النساء في مجالس الإدارة لهذا العام إلى 8.9%، لتسجل بذلك ارتفاعاً بنسبة 3.5 % بالمقارنة مع عام 2020، وذلك وفقاً لبحث أجرته مؤسسة أرورا 50 الاجتماعية، وهي مؤسسة تعمل على تحقيق التكافؤ بين الجنسين في مجالس إدارة دول مجلس التعاون الخليجي، بالتعاون مع كلية محمد بن راشد للإدارة الحكومية.
The National: Listed UAE companies more than double number of female board members in diversity push
The number of women in board positions rose to 77 seats in 2022, from 29 seats in 2020, The National reported, quoting Aurora50 research report Non-executive Board Careers in the UAE: A Path to Gender Balance.
Aurora50's press releases
Press release: Central Bank of the UAE and Aurora50 partner to enhance female representation on boards of UAE companies
Abu Dhabi, UAE — 13 March 2021: The Central Bank of the UAE (CBUAE) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with …
Press release: Aurora50 convenes high-level steering committee with leading government and private-sector organisations to driving board-level gender balance
23 November 2020; Abu Dhabi: Senior representatives of several leading organisations have agreed to collaborate with Aurora50 to shape and advance board-level …