UN Women Canada National Committee

UN Women Canada National Committee

March 04, 2014 09:29 ET

Almas Jiwani, President of UN Women National Committee Canada to Deliver Keynote Address at the Woibex, 17th Global Women Leaders Conference, Dubai

DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES--(Marketwired - March 4, 2014) - Almas Jiwani, President of UN Women National Committee Canada will deliver keynote address at the Woibex - 17th Global Women Leaders Conference in celebration of the 104th International Women's Day on March 8 - 9, 2014 at Burj Al Arab, Dubai.

Her Highness Princess Ameerah Al-Taweel will be the guest of honor at the 14th Middle East Women Leaders Excellence Awards to be held on 9th March, 2014.

Dignitaries and leaders from across the globe will gather at this Conference to celebrate the pillars of empowerment in which President Almas Jiwani has firmly championed for gender equality and the empowerment of Women world wide.

""It is a tremendous honor to be included among the women leaders of the world to mark International Women's Day. This event signifies a long journey of determination against innumerous institutionalized barriers and socio-economic obstacles. It is truly remarkable to be in the company of women working day-in and day-out to create a more equitable world for all," said Ms. Almas Jiwani, President of UN Women National Committee of Canada.

In recognition of Almas Jiwani's promising address, Ali Al Kamali, Managing Director, Datamatix said, "Woibex proudly announces Almas Jiwani, President of UN Women Canada National Committee and CEO of Frontier Canada Inc., as our Keynote speaker. She is a fiercely vocal and internationally renowned champion for gender equality and women's social, economic, and political empowerment. She continues to spearhead the initiative of corporate growth in relation to humanitarian development."

About UN Women National Committee Canada

UN Women National Committee Canada is an independent non-governmental organization. We support the mission of UN Women through our public awareness initiatives about UN Women and global women's issues, and fundraising efforts to support UN Women programmes worldwide.

Currently, there are National Committees for UN Women in 17 countries. www.unwomen.org

About Woibex Women Leaders Group

Woibex is a Women's Leaders Group that aims to bring together professional women of diverse occupations and to provide opportunities for them to help themselves and others grow personally and professionally through leadership; education, networking support and national recognition. It also offers great networking opportunities and provides consistent professional & efficient support and a strong platform of events through which Members share experiences and best practices.

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