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Developing Dubai’s female entrepreneurs

Posted by root on 3rd June 2015.

The winds of change are blowing as strong as ever for female entrepreneurs in the UAE. The stereotypes that once relegated women to the sidelines of business have been washed away, with increasing numbers of executive roles being filled by females, and more and more groups, workshops and programmes being developed to encourage women into […]

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Put your feet up!

Posted by root on 19th May 2015.

fooTup is the brainchild of Isabelle Millasseau, a 39 year old mother of two who has lived in Dubai for five years. As well as being a mother, Isabelle is a flight attendant for Air France, and is always making sure people are comfortable. In January 2012, Isabelle came up with the idea of fooTup: […]

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Second RoYa workshop – the awakening and the power of pivot

Posted by root on 13th May 2015.

Self discovery is a tricky thing, it is quite uncomfortable to go and pick your own brain, try to understand what are you made of and what are your strengths and weaknesses. How do I know what I am really good at? Am I good at what my mother told me that I am good […]

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First workshop at RoYa – what to expect

Posted by root on 12th May 2015.

I will start by rephrasing the famous Spiderman’s slogan ” With great power comes great responsibility” into ” with great opportunity comes great responsibility” On my way to the first workshop I did not know what to expect apart from the fact that I was surprised that I was accepted for the program. Make no […]

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Ro’Ya 2015 announces partnership with top coaching firms to help drive entrepreneurship among women

Posted by root on 30th April 2015.

Ro’Ya bridges the gap between idea and inception through a series of tailored workshops targeted at budding female entrepreneurs across the UAE Ro’Ya has announced strategic partnerships with grow.ME, a leading Dubai based development consultancy, ActionCOACH, one of the top business coaching firms in the region and VentureFin, a global equity and loan based crowdfunding […]

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Ro’Ya 2015 opens registrations for UAE female entrepreneurs

Posted by root on 21st April 2015.

Now in its second year, MasterCard and DBWC launch Ro’Ya 2015 to empower women entrepreneurs through expert mentoring Following the success of the first year of the Ro’Ya initiative, launched in January 2014, MasterCard and the Dubai Business Women Council (DBWC) are continuing their joint focus on driving entrepreneurship in the UAE by welcoming applications […]

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As this year’s Ro’Ya programme for female entrepreneurs gets underway in Dubai, Maria Pearson, CEO and Founder of grow.ME, reflects on the learning points so far

Posted by root on 15th April 2015.

Maria Pearson is a people development professional, with over 20 years’ experience across the Middle East region and this expertise has led her to work with businesses around the globe, leveraging the diversity of the group, to create lasting results. As the CEO and Founder of grow.ME, she works with a team of industry experts […]

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Mentoring initiative calls on female applicants to apply

Posted by root on 14th April 2015.

The Dubai Business Women Council (DBWC) and MasterCard invite female UAE-based entrepreneurs to apply for the second Ro’Ya programme until 30 May. In a bid to empower women through expert mentoring, the DBWC and Master Card accept business proposals from female citizens or residents of the UAE through the Ro’Ya website (www.royadubai.ae). Launched in January […]

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Ro’Ya 2015 opens registrations for UAE female entrepreneurs

Posted by root on 2nd April 2015.

Now in its second year, MasterCard and DBWC launches dedicated platform in bid to empower women through expert mentoring Following an ongoing collaboration between MasterCard and the Dubai Business Women Council (DBWC), to empower women and drive female entrepreneurship in the UAE, the second year of the Ro’Ya initiative has officially launched. A dedicated online […]

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