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HER EXCELLENCY SARAH BINT YOUSIF AL AMIRI

HER EXCELLENCY SARAH BINT YOUSIF AL AMIRI

Her Excellency Sarah bint Yousif Al Amiri ‎has been appointed as Minister of State for Advanced Sciences during the ‎Cabinet reshuffle of October 2017. Her responsibilities include enhancing the contributions of advanced sciences to the development of UAE and its economy. Her Excellency is the Chairperson of the UAE Council of Scientists, she also holds the position of Emirates Mars Mission Deputy Project Manager at the Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre. 

Al Amiri started her career in sciences when she worked as Programs Engineer on Dubai Sat-1 and Dubai Sat-2. Her Excellency holds a Bachelor's and a Master’s degree in Computer Engineering from the American University of Sharjah.

Topic : The story behind the success

Duration- 60 mins

Date:  21 March 2019 @ 10:30AM

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Amnah  Bin Bahar

Amnah  Bin Bahar

Amnah is an Emirati athlete and a Digital Media Producer in the Learning and Talent department at Emirates. On the athletic side, Amnah has represented the UAE on the global stage by being amongst the first Emirati women to compete at the Dubai Crossfit Championship (previously known as Dubai Fitness Championship) and at the Crossfit Games Meridian Regionals.

On a regional level, Amnah has represented the UAE in Kuwait and won the title of the Fittest woman in GCC. She’s also won a silver medal at the Arab Olympic Rowing Championships. 

Amnah graduated from the American University of Sharjah with a degree in Finance and Psychology. She's a career driven woman who started working at Emirates in 2011 as an Analyst. Her career has led her to be an expert in field of Digital Media Production where she earned Najm Recognition awards for her continuous performance and contribution.  

Amnah is really committed in the Vision to make the UAE among the best countries in the world by 2021. She’s actively involved in sessions, workshops, and volunteering opportunities that help empower youth at all levels to instil confidence, optimism and determination in them. 

Watch this and get Inspired !

Topic : “10 Tips for every starting professional” 

Duration : 20 Mins

Date : 19 March 2019 @ 11:30 am

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Abeer  Al Khaja

Abeer  Al Khaja

Abeer Al Khaja is a level 3 personal trainer and co-founder of Ana Gow running club. She is passionate about health and fitness and aims to train and educate women on the benefits of active living. In addition to being a Lululemon Ambassador, Abeer is media manager at Dubai Sports Council.

Topic : “10 Tips for every starting professional” 

Duration : 20 Mins

Date : 19 March 2019 @ 11:30 am

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Noufa Alafeefi

Noufa Alafeefi

Noufa started her journey as an ATC trainee in 2007 with GCAA. She became the first national female ATC in UAE . She is an instructor and she has  Private Pilot License. She completed Master of Science in Air Safety Management and currently taking up Master of Science in Airport Management.

Topic : “ Encourage both genders to follow their dream and how to set a goal ” 

Duration : 30 Mins

Date : 21 March 2019 @ 12:00 pm

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Latifa Alshamsi

Latifa Alshamsi

Latifa is the first Emirati blogger since 2010, a mother of 2. She completed Master in both Public Relation and Travel & Tourism. Works as a PR Manager in a government entity and owner of THE LOUNGE events and exhibitions.

Topic : “ How Emirati talent should dream BIG, dream Anything, Nothing is Impossible ” 

Duration : 30 Mins

Date : 19 March 2019 @ 04:00 pm

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Maya Alhawary

Maya Alhawary

Maya is  Chairwoman of the board of governors and the director of planning for Dubai Carmel School. She is the first PhD scholar to research Emotional Intelligence and its effect on leadership. She is a certified trainer on soft skills in the UAE government. She trained around the country in all the seven emirates. Maya just became a Tedx speaker this year 2019. Finally, She was given the title “Ambassador of Knowledge” for the UAE Red Crescent for the years 2017 and 2018 for her contributions as a volunteer speaker.

Watch this and get Inspired !
Topic : “ Building and developing your Emotional Intelligence for career success ” 

     Duration : 30 Mins

     Date : 19 March 2019 @ 10:30 am

Topic: Career Fear, How do you deal with it?

      Duration : 30 Mins

      Date:  21 March 2019 @ 02:00 pm

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Sophie Williams

Sophie Williams

Sophie has worked in the field of Human Resources for Fourteen years; Twelve of those in MENA. The working environment in the Middle East region is one of the most culturally diverse in the world. This landscape can either be seen as complex and difficult to navigate, or if managed correctly, a breeding ground for innovation and creativity. Sophie believes it is the latter. She has chosen to focus her career and expertise on cross cultural team recruitment and engagement and is a certified Inter-Cultural Intelligence Practitioner.  In her role as the Diversity & Inclusiveness Recruitment Lead at EY MENA,  Sophie focuses on her passion of attracting, enabling and developing underrepresented minority groups to join the private sector workforce.

Topic : “Personal Brand Workshop. The current job market is more competitive than ever, so how will YOU stand out from the crowd?   ” 

Duration : 30 Mins

Date : 20 March 2019 @ 02:00 pm

            21 March 2019 @ 11:00 am

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Tarun Jain

Tarun Jain

Tarun Jain is the Head of Dubai Design Academy, a DMCC initiative created to position Dubai as a world-leading centre for innovative jewellery design. Utilising his understanding of the international jewellery industry and passion for education, Tarun is responsible for shaping the Academy’s design and content. He also liaises with participants, partners and mentors to enhance and accelerate the skills, knowledge and expertise of the professional jewellers and aspiring entrepreneurs enrolled on the unique programme. Tarun has over 30 years of experience in the precious stones industry, at both a national and an international level. Prior to joining DMCC in August 2018 to lead and launch the Dubai Design Academy, Tarun held senior positions at the Design Academy of India and AV Export. An acclaimed jewellery designer himself, Tarun is a member of the BRICS Chamber of Commerce & Industry (BRICS), Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC), All India Gem And Jewellery Domestic Council (GJC), and Delhi Jewellers Association (DJA). Tarun is a respected exporter and manufacturer of fine jewellery, as well as being a qualified gemmologist, gem valuer, diamond grader, jewellery restoration expert, and CAD jewellery-manufacturing specialist.

Topic : Introducing the “Dubai Design Academy” as a leader in the jewellery education industry.


Delivery Language: Arabic (Seminar Slides would be in English)

Duration: 30 minutes

Date: 20 March 2019 @ 2PM

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Rejoy

Rejoy

Rejoy brings in 13 years of experience working in Dubai. He has in-depth knowledge of the Gems and Jewellery industry coupled with certifications like Graduate Diamond, Graduate Pearl, Accredited Jewellery Professional Diploma, etc. He is presently working as Business Development Manager with International Gemological Institute (IGI). Prior to joining IGI, he was with GIA for a period of 7 years, handling operations in the capacity of Assistant Manager. He imparts his knowledge and experience through taking various gemology extension classes and seminars.

Topic: GEMOLOGY AS  CAREER

Duration - 30 mins

Date: 21.03.2019 @ 3PM

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Ghaith Obeid

Ghaith Obeid

   

Ghaith’s passion for Gems and jewelry is equivalent to his fondness for literature. After his Bachelor degree in English Literature in 2004 from Damascus University, he moved to Dubai to work on his second passion. Stared his career as sales associate at DAMAS, Ghaith worked his way to become boutique manager @ LEVANT Jewellery. Spanning over 10 years, he gained extensive experience ranging from Retail, Operations, and Sales management in Jewellery Design Houses. Ghaith joined GIA in 2015 and share his rich experience while taking Gemology Extension classes and conducting seminars.

Topic: What is Gemology

Duration- 35 mins

Date: 19.03.2019 @ 3PM

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