October 22, 2020
On Women’s Small Business Month, “The New Normal for Women: Dynamic Leaders of Business” webinar was held on October 22 at the Digital Edition of Annual Investment Meeting. Supported by the Ministry Of Economy, UAE, this half-day virtual event is organized in partnership with UPS and Dubai Exports, as part of the SheTrades MENA initiative which aims to provide a platform for women to entrepreneurs to reach global markets by leveraging UPS’s expertise in cross-border commerce, small business needs, e-commerce, and global supply chains. The three panel sessions brought together experts from all over the world – USA, Canada, Mexico, Netherlands, Nigeria, UAE, India and Singapore.
The first ever AIM Digital Edition, had a 15,770 participants including 43 High-level dignitaries from 155 countries. DBWC was proud to take part in one of its panel discussions “She Trades MENA panel on Women’s Entrepreneurship and Responsible Leadership” represented by Nadine Halabi DBWC’s Business Development Manager.
“It is considered a primary factor for a business to include a socially responsible and environmentally sound policies as core elements of their business growth strategy. A sustainable business is one whose purpose and actions are equally grounded in financial, environmental and social concerns. However it is also very important to remain adaptable and open to the ongoing change while being innovative.” said Nadine
In her final remarks, Nadine chose to focus on the importance of ‘staying human’ and leading with empathy. With everything around us shifting rapidly, it is always important for leaders to go back to basics and to lead with compassion and empathy along with compatibility.