Aurora50

A50 Manarat

Manarat is Aurora50’s invite-only club for the GCC’s women directors on listed boards. The word Manarat means ‘lighthouses’ in Arabic, as we felt this sisterhood would act as the guiding lights for women coming through the ranks to become future board directors. They are Aurora50’s guiding lights too: they meet quarterly and are active contributors to Pathway20, Aurora50’s accelerator programme, and attend the chairs’ luncheon at The Board Summit.


Number of women on listed boards in the UAE more than doubles in two years:

Non-executive board careers in the UAE: A path to gender balance