UAE – Awards ceremony of “Women in the Technology Sector” Forum for MENA region


Location: Sharjah Research Technology and Innovation Park – Emirate of Sharjah – United Arab Emirates

Language: Arabic

Duration: 00:03:45

Sound: natural

Source: A24 in Dubai

Restrictions: A24 subscribers

Date: 09/27/2022


The “Women in the Technology Sector” forum for the Middle East and North Africa region held dialogue sessions on Tuesday at the Sharjah Research Technology and Innovation Park in the Emirate of Sharjah.

Prominent leading personalities participated in the forum including researchers, specialists, thought leader, representatives of international organizations and female entrepreneurs.

The forum involved an awards ceremony, during which a number of female entrepreneurs were awarded.

The forum discussed topics with focus on the pioneering role of women in the fields of scientific research and technological innovation, encouraging women to engage in the field of modern technologies, in addition to the leading role of women in various aspects of life and their contribution in leading society.


– Soundbite (Hussain Al Mahmoudi – Executive Director of the Sharjah Research Technology and Innovation Park)

“The forum aims to shed light on women in the technology sector and encourage female entrepreneurs to engage in the field of modern technologies. The economy today is diversified and most Arab economies aim to employ modern technologies in supporting the economy. We aim to create an environment of opportunity in terms of investments, projects, and marketing to encourage female entrepreneurs in this field.  What distinguishes this edition of the forum is the presenting of awards.”

– Soundbite (Mechelin Whbi – Co-founder of Uplifting Syrian Women initiative, responsible for Content Writing and Public Relations Team)

“Today we won in the category of most influential initiative in the Middle East and North Africa region. It means lot to us for our Syrian initiative to win this competition here in the UAE. This award is important because it is motivation to all the people who give their time and energy to help the largest possible number of Syrian women.”

– Soundbite (Mirna Aref – General Manager of Microsoft Egypt)

“I am very proud to have won an award for Middle East and North Africa region. This event about women is very important because it gives a positive message to all women to take positive steps in their careers.”

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