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The National – The many benefits of more women on boards

The UAE this month joined a small club of countries where the law makes it mandatory for every listed company in the country to have at least…

Alvarez & Marsal ‘Reflection’ Series

Thank you, Dr Saeeda Jaffar, for inviting our co-founder, Diana Wilde, to discuss how Aurora50 is facilitating gender equality in the boardroom. Watch the full…

How UAE’s Aurora50 is supporting greater female representation on corporate boards

Emirate’s leadership champions gender equality and understands its economic benefit, said social enterprise co-founder There is a clear link between female representation on corporate boards…

Asharq Business with Bloomberg Interview

Aurora50 CEO Discusses Increasing Women on Boards in U.A.E.

Bloomberg Equality: Diana Wilde, Aurora50, CEO discusses gender parity in U.A.E. boards. She speaks with Manus Cranny on “Bloomberg Daybreak: Middle East.” (Source: Bloomberg)

All listed UAE companies now need at least one female board director

Listed companies in the UAE now need to have at least one female director on their boards, according to the Securities and Commodities Authority. The…

Women currently hold just 3% of board director roles at UAE listed companies.

But that figure is expected to rise to well over 10%, after a new rule calling for at least one woman on every board. We…

Central Bank of the UAE and Aurora50 partner to enhance female representation on boards of UAE companies

Central Bank of the UAE (CBUAE) and Aurora50 signed an MoU to enhance gender diversity across public and private sector boards and bolster the UAE economy…

Aurora50 Convenes High Level Steering Committee With Leading Government And Private Sector Organisations Committed To Driving Board-Level Gender Balance

Senior representatives from several leading UAE government and public sector organisations have committed their support to shaping the gender balance for UAE boards. Companies represented…

Aurora50 Welcomes Inaugural Pathway20 Cohort At Official Programme Launch

1 November 2020, Abu Dhabi: Aurora50, a social enterprise co-founded by Sheikha Shamma bint Sultan bin Khalifa Al Nahyan and Diana Wilde, today launched the…