May 24 2016

DQG honours women leadership in UAE

Emirates Women Award 2016 Winners

This year’s 13th Emirates Women Award (EWA) 2016 that took place on Monday in Dubai remains a motivator for the future generation of women to achieve their true potential and thereby empowering their status in the society.

The women most of them Emiratis have proved their supremacy by holding esteem offices both in the government and private sector, and are performing challenging roles some of which were formally handled by the male counterparts.

The Award is being held under the patronage of Sheikh Ahmad Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of the Department of Civil Aviation, CEO and chairman of The Emirates Group and Chairman of Dubai World, honoured local and expatriate women achievers from diverse fields of business on Monday in Dubai.

The award ceremony was organised by Dubai Quality Group (DQG) and attended by dignitaries from across the UAE and GCC.

The EWA was inaugurated by Sheikh Ahmad Bin Saeed Al Maktoum and Sheikha Hind Bint Abdul Aziz Al Qassimi, member of the royal family of the Emirate of Sharjah.

They graced the occasion and congratulated the winners for their effort and achievements.

The award was indeed competitive with the number of entries increasing double fold from last year.

The event was opened by Ms Fatma Al Mheiri, Chairwoman, Dubai Quality Group, followed by an inspirational speech by Sheikha Hind Bint Abdul Aziz Al Qassimi. Sheikha Al Qassimi, was honoured for her contribution and support, followed by awarding sponsors, jury, assessors and the team from DQG behind the Emirates Women Awards.

The most awaited part of the night, i.e the announcement of EWA winners concluded with plentiful applauds and cheer from guests.

Fatma Al Mheiri, Chairwoman, Dubai Quality Group, expressed her delight saying, “We are extremely happy to honour all the outstanding women who have achieved new heights in their fields and are moving forward and setting examples. I would also like to thank the jury for being fair and transparent in selecting the best candidates. The Emirates Women Award has enabled us to benchmark achievements of women and helped in adding value to the economy of UAE through individual contributions by women entrepreneurs and professionals. Last but not the least, we thank Shaikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum for supporting this award and motivating woman entrepreneurs and professionals in the UAE.’’

Guided by the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, Dubai Quality Group which was established in 1994 to develop and promote Quality and Business Excellences practices in UAE continues to attract more membership.

The Group is a non-profit business organisation set up by the Dubai Department of Economic Development under the patronage of Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum.

Dubai Quality Group organizes mainly Quality and Business Excellence topics related trainings, events and programs throughout the year with the objective of improving and promoting Quality of Service & Business Excellence in the Region.

Dubai Quality Group offers 3 categories of membership to companies; Investor Partner, Corporate Membership, Affiliate Membership, Individual Membership

Free Evening Seminars are conducted exclusively for DQG member organizations, to provide their employees with an effective platform for networking and knowledge sharing.