Abu Dhabi Chamber

The Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and Industry has organized the 2nd meeting of the Executive Board of the Council 2020 chaired by H.E. Maryam Mohamed Al Rumaithi,

The Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and Industry has organized the 2nd meeting of the Executive Board of the Council 2020 chaired by H.E. Maryam Mohamed Al Rumaithi,

Chairperson of the Executive Board, and attended by Board Members H.E. Reed Hamad Al Shiryani, H.E. Alya Abdullah Al Mazroui, H.E. Dalal Saeed Al Qubaisi, Dr. Huda Abdul Rahman AL Matroushi, Ms. Salma Aqidah Al Muheiri, and Ms. Fatima Khameis Al Mazroui. Dr. Shafiqa Al Ameri, Executive Director of the Abu Dhabi Businesswomen Council, attended the meeting as well.

The attendees of the meeting discussed the decisions and recommendations of the first meeting of the board, pointing out that all the decisions and recommendations were implemented completely 100%. The attendees also previewed all the initiatives and projects of the council and what has been completed between July and mid-September 2020 as well as the remaining the projects from the strategic plan 2020-2024 which are assigned to be completed in 2020.

H.E. Maryam Mohamed Al Rumaithi, said that the Abu Dhabi Businesswomen Council was able to be a supporting partner to businesswomen and women entrepreneurs in Abu Dhabi and even the young women who are interested in entering the business community in the emirate. She added that the council has made many accomplishments presenting many initiatives in the first and second halves of 2020 despite the COVID-19 pandemic, which impacted all aspects of life across the globe.


The Chairperson noted that the Council is working on achieving three strategic goals, which are expanding the scope of women’s participation in the economic development, increasing women’s presence in the job market according to best practices, and expanding the support of the Emirati women who are working from home to ensure their integration in the local economy of the emirate.

During the meeting, the attendees were presented to a presentation on the achievements of the Council during the second half of 2020. According to the presentation, the Council held 36 workshops, orientation seminars and consultation sessions with more than 2,164 women taking part.

The Council also organized two trade and marketing virtual exhibitions with more than 230 businesswomen exhibiting their products. In addition, 212 Mubdiaa licenses were issued and that the number of businesswomen who are members of the Abu Dhabi Chamber between July and Mid-September reached 2,020; 1,766 of which are Emirati women and 178 are expatriates.

Amongst the most important projects that were launched during this period is the fifth edition of the Best Innovative and Creative Project Idea Award, which was launched online with more than 100 women entrepreneurs expressed their intention in competing for the award. The Council also activated nine MoUs with its strategic partners.

Amongst the most important initiatives was honoring the frontline staff of women doctors and nurses at Sheikh Khalifa Medical City to celebrate the Emirati Women’s Day. The Council also organized an event to celebrate the Emirati Women’s Day under the theme “Preparing for the next 50 years: women are the support of the nation".

The meeting also discussed the external participations of the Council including its participation as a strategic partner to The Global Women Virtual Fashion Forum & Show, and the meeting with Namaa Women Advancement Establishment and Serbia Businesswomen to discuss the potential of cooperation between the two sides in regards to fashion.



Update On15 May 2024

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