Emirates Women Award - 17th Cycle, 2020

21-11-2020
08:00PM - 11:00PM
Dubai

13 professionals and businesswomen winners were selected by the prestigious EWA assessment jury after conforming to all the criteria and conditions of the award.

Overall Professional Category

The first winner is Sheikha Dr. Alia Humaid AlQassimi, a locally and internationally accomplished Emirati surgeon specialising in aesthetic, functional gynaecology, plastic and reconstructive surgery, and a recepiant of distinguished awards.

The second winner is Dr. Manal Mohamed Taryam Al Shamsi, Executive Director of the Primary Healthcare Sector in DHA, and the first Emirati doctor specialising in retinal surgery with an implementation of an online consulting system in Sudaa Clinic.

Best Performer - Leadership Criterion

Criterion Joint Winners for Professional Category:

The first winner is Eng. Tayba Al Hashemi, one of the first female CEOs in ADNOC handling Al Yasat Petroleum. She holds several leadership positions and chaired various committees.

The second winner is Sophia Jalal, Business Executive Officer of Nestlé Nutrition (MENA) and has successfully led the project to launch the first organic milk for children in the UAE.

 

Best Performer - Strategic & Financial Planning

Criterion Winner for Professional Category: Dr. Rehab Faraj AlAmeri, Director of National Accreditation at Emirates Authority for Standardization & Metrology, responsible for increasing the organization’s revenue by 145% through innovation.

Criterion Winner for Business Category: Fatima Ali AlDhahri, CEO of Amwaj Jewellery, a subsidiary of Ali & Sons Company LLC, responsible for global brand recognition.

 

Best Performer - Career Achievements

Criterion Joint Winners for Professional Category:

The first winner is Dr. Tarifa Salim Al Zaabi, Deputy Director General of the International Center for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA). She launched “The Power of triple Noon 3N” and “Sanad” initiatives.

The second winner is Dr. Shafeeqa Eidha Al Ameri, CEO of Abu Dhabi Businesswomen Council and has carried out 36 courses which helped 7,600 people during the COVID-19 crisis.

Criterion Winner for Business Category: Mona Al Mansouri, the first Emirati woman who entered the world of fashion design and has won numerous international designer awards.

 

Best Performer - Community Contribution

Criterion Winner for Professional Category: Eng. Khawla AlNoman AlShamsi, one of the first four female architects appointed to Sharjah Municipality in 1988 and the first woman to become a member of the Sharjah Executive Council.

 

Best Performer - Innovation Criterion

Criterion Joint Winners for Professional Category:

The first winner is Dr. Eng. Suaad Alshamsi, she has 15 years of experience in aviation engineering at Etihad and Emirates Airways and has published a research about the importance of empowering women in the Middle East aviation industry.

The second winner is Dr. Amal Sabah Qamber, she has 3 intellectual patents, submitted                         98 innovative initiatives, 37 administrative initiatives, and completed 32 studies and policies for development.

Criterion Winner for Business Category: Vandana Jain, she has published and promoted the Indian Vegetarian Culinary in the Middle East for 21 years and has carried out 55 new courses and 5,715 recipe creations.


General terms and conditions for participation

  • The applicant must be a UAE national or an expatriate holding a valid residence visa.
  • The applicant must apply for one category only (Professional / Business).
  • The applicant must have at least 3 years’ experience in their respective fields within the UAE.
  • The submission fee for the Emirates Women Award (17th Cycle) is AED 525 (inclusive of 5% VAT). The fee can be paid directly at the Dubai Quality Group office or through a bank transfer.
  • All Applications must reach the award office not later than the submission deadline of 30th July 2020
  • Decisions reached by the jury regarding the evaluation and selection of the winners is final and non-negotiable.
  • The applicant must be willing to be featured in all the media (TV, Radio, Newspaper, Social Media etc.) with regard to the award upon request.
  • The Emirates Women Award office has the sole copyright to EWA logo. Therefore, any misuse of the logo by the winners shall result in immediate elimination and subsequent legal action.
  • The employees of Dubai Quality Group and their immediate relatives are not eligible to apply for the award.
  • Applicants are required to fill in the Application Form, include all relevant supporting documents. Send the form and documents via email to Fatma.gouarab@dqgg.org (maximum of 35MB). Files larger than the latter should be sent through www.wetransfer.com . Please call and follow up after sending your documents.:
  • All information in the Application Form must be entered using Arial font – size 11.
  • The Applicant (Professional & Business categories) must fill in information for all 5 Criteria (not exceeding one page for each criterion).
  • Each Criterion is to be supported by a maximum of 4 evidences, and these are to be clearly named and reference in the Application Form.
  • Applications found to be incomplete or submitted late will be disqualified.
  • Applicants must submit Contact details of 6 Referees*

*For Business owner:  2 customers , 2  suppliers, 2 employees.
*For Professional applicants: 2 reporting manager, 2 colleagues/peers,  2 stakeholders.
      

For Business Owners:

  1. Applicant must currently own a business located in UAE.
  2. The business must have been in operation for a minimum of 3 years.
  3. Applicant must be primarily responsible for the current performance of her business.

      

Submission Documents required:

  • Recent CV (not exceeding 2 pages)
  • Passport Copy (with valid UAE Residence page for UAE Residents)
  • Copy of Trade License (for Business applicants only)

      

Award Validity:

  • Overall Winners are not allowed to apply to the award in the same category again.
  • Criteria Winners may re-apply after 3 years have elapsed from the date of receiving the award.

 

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Mission & Objectives
 
Mission

To honour and celebrate women who have excelled in their respective fields.

 
Objectives

  • To recognize, motivate and empower UAE professionals and Business Women.
  • To identify and publicize UAE women achievements and contribution to the economic and welfare of the UAE community.
  • To record the significant role played by women in the achievement of UAE leadership vision and the country’s strategic priorities in sustainability and continued progress.
  • To establish healthy competition among successful women in business and professional fields.

      
Award Scope & Categories

The award is open to all professionals and businesswomen in UAE and it covers two main categories:

  • Business Owners
  • Professionals

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