Gender diversity in the workplace

Jadarah’s Community Partners, The University of Manchester, Middle East Centre hosted the Jadarah women trainees at their Annual Women in Business Forum in week 6. The topic of discussion was “Women in Tech” that covered a depth of challenges and opportunities for women in technology fields. Jadarah’s third of the trainees are ladies, and being a part of the accelerator programme implies, enabling women leaders to get the training they need, so as to excel in their career. Our partnership with leading companies, such as Facebook, Google, Twitter, Udacity, Amadeus, The University of Manchester, STEP Group and Dubai Future Foundation truly provides future women leaders in the digital space with a great skill set, enabling each individual with the right tools to succeed in the world’s ever-changing job market.

On the week’s highlights, Jadarah’s Community Partner STEP Group’s Claudia Mortimer, Head of Conferences & Events, shared her valuable insights and tips on building effective relationships and cultivating individual connections for business.

While the region’s first Twitter #ShoppingIsHappening event had the trainees gain an exposure on key retail brands that were reshaping the platform for driving sales.

An exciting day spent with our official partner Twitter’s Elias Nemeh and Roula Haddad also had the trainees empowered with knowledge and know-how on securing a job in the digital world, on ways of being more employable, the roles and skill set needed to succeed, and on the business front – building campaigns, satisfying customer demands and measuring performance on all things tech.