Dubai Business Women Council helps female Emirati entrepreneurs flourish

The Dubai Business Women Council (DBWC) invited every businesswoman residing in Dubai to join its membership and benefit from the services it has to offer.

The DBWC provides training and expertise to female entrepreneurs in Dubai, and aims to enhance the competitiveness of businesswomen in the region by giving them all the essential tools they need to flourish.

The DBWC is contributing to the development of Dubai through its services: It evolves with the changing requirements of the entrepreneurial sector in the UAE and includes professional training workshops and business-related seminars which help in developing and refining skills of female entrepreneurs. The DBWC also helps in the establishment of partnerships and mutual co-operation among its members.

The Council’s support of UAE female entrepreneurs is in line with the objective of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, who intends to strengthen the Emirati business sector in order to help Dubai in retaining its status as the capital of the world economy.

The Dubai Business Women Council also aims to increase the rate of businesswomen and entrepreneurs in the UAE, from 12% to 20% by next year. The Emirati business sector is very diverse, with over 200 different nationalities working in the UAE, and Female entrepreneurs are a crucial part of the entrepreneurial sector in the UAE.

According to Raja Easa Al Gurg, President of the DBWC, this Council has been established for women empowerment by helping Emirati businesswomen develop their enterprises.

The Council conducts more than 50 business-related events every year. The events cover topics ranging from business prospects to the latest technology such as digital marketing and artificial intelligence etc.

An advantage for the members of DBWC is that they can access the Council's database which has the list of all of its members. They can then contact other members for business partnerships and opportunities.

Moreover, members of the DBWC have an additional marketing opportunity as they can promote their start-ups and businesses by offering their services to other members on the DBWC's website.

Dubai Business Women Council has also partnered with the ‘Legal Advice Middle East'. Members can now get legal advice and have their legal queries answered online from experts on its website. It is free to use and can be used anonymously without any registration.