UAE: promoting welfare to women and technology at Government Summit 2015

2015-02-13 06:38:29 | Al Muslim News
UAE: promoting welfare to women and technology at Government Summit 2015

 

The United Arab Emirates announced two new major initiatives aimed at promoting the role of women and technology at this year’s Government Summit held in Dubai. The creation of the UAE Gender Balance Council and the launch of the UAE Robots and Artificial Intelligence for Good award, were announced in the second day of the summit. The Gender Balance Council will be aimed at boosting the representation and role of women as ‘key partners in building the nation’s prospect. Speaking at the summit Sheikha Manal Bint Mohammad bin Rashid Al Maktoum said, President of Dubai Women’s Establishment: “The impact of a significant female presence in leadership roles has wide-ranging benefits on the economy, on governance, and on society at large. The UAE has always worked to dismantle barriers that create tension between the genders. We have a great opportunity to uncover new paths that we may walk on together.”.

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