Affiliates

Sharjah Business Women Council

Since its inception in 2002, Sharjah Business Women Council (SBWC) has dedicated its efforts to drive full integration of businesswomen in the economy and promote a culture of sustainable female entrepreneurship in the Emirate of Sharjah – UAE.

The Council’s holistic approach to supporting female-owned and led businesses includes assisting businesswomen in the process of setting up their businesses in Sharjah, forging partnerships with government and private organisations in the UAE and abroad, and offering various exposure opportunities to engage potential and established businesswomen in Sharjah.

Sharjah Business Women Council is one of three affiliates of NAMA Women Advancement Establishment.

For more information, visit www.sbwc.ae

Irthi Contemporary Crafts Council

The Irthi Contemporary Crafts Council aims to empower women socially and economically through the revival and modernization of traditional crafts, in addition to creating a sustainable future for these crafts and the artisans practicing them, through international commercial collaborations.

The Council provides a fresh narrative for women artisans across the Middle East, North Africa, South East and Central Asia regions by developing their technical and vocational skills through social development and regional skills exchange programmes.

The Council also seeks to preserve traditional Emirati crafts, and develop the next generation of artisans and designers by engaging the youth and providing them with training and mentorship.

The Irthi Contemporary Crafts Council is one of three affiliates of NAMA Women Advancement Establishment.

For more information, visit www.irthi.com

Badiri Education & Development Academy

Badiri Education and Development Academy aims to boost, reward and showcase the spirit of female entrepreneurs, and enhance their theoretical and professional acumen.

The Academy fulfils these objectives by offering aspiring and established entrepreneurs a platform to share experiences and develop their skills to enable them realise their full potential.

The Academy provides access to knowledge, capacity building and skills development through delivering a range of programmes and initiatives, including workshops, entrepreneurship and soft skills training, online e-learning platforms, digital resources as well as incubation pods.

The Badiri Education & Development Academy is one of three affiliates of NAMA Women Advancement Establishment.

For more information, visit www.badiri.ae