[A50 template] From left to right: cybersecurity specialist Dr Hoda Alkhzaimi; HE Sarah Al Amiri, chair of the UAE Space Agency; Salma Al Hajeri, one of the first women to graduate from Abu Dhabi’s Petroleum Institute; Aisha Al Mansoori, the first female Emirati captain in a commercial airline; aspiring scientist Alia Al Mansoori; and Nora Al Matrooshi, the first Arab woman astronaut

Six Emirati women in science

To celebrate the UN’s International Day of Women and Girls in Science, we highlight six women at the forefront of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) in the UAE.