H.E. Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan inaugurates the 4th "Women as Global Leaders" conference 2012

14 Mar 2012

Under the Patronage of Her Highness, Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak, Mother of the Nation, His Excellency Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, President of Zayed University, inaugurated the 4th "Women as Global Leaders" conference 2012 in Zayed University Abu Dhabi. His Excellency delivered a message on behalf of H.H Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak, in the presence of Dr. Sulaiman Al Jassim, Vice President of Zayed University, Dr. Larry Wilson, Provost of Zayed University, and a number of officials and Zayed University students, faculty and staff.

More than 1,000 delegates are gathered from all over the world, from March 13 to 15, to celebrate women's roles in creating a sustainable future for the world. On the first day of the conference, Keynote addresses were delivered by regional and international leading women influencers: H.H Sheikha Amthal Al Subah, H.R.H Princess Lolowah al-Faisal Al Saud, H.E Rodi Kratsa- Tsagaropoulou, H.E Baroness Helena Ann Kennedy, H.E Raja Easa Al Gurg, Sigourney Weaver, Zeinab Badawi and Dr. Isobel Coleman. Talks revolved around social, economic, cultural and environmental sustainability.

A Heritage Gala evening followed and entailed a lavish dinner and a variety of local and international performances.

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