EICN Dubai
Women in Leadership: Strategy Development

Following the success of our inaugural Women in Leadership event in September last year, we are planning the second of what we hope will be a series of female-focused EICN conferences.

On 5 March, in the same week as International Women’s Day, we will convene again at the Dubai Edition Hotel, under the chairmanship of Brandy Scott, presenter of DubaiEye’s Business Breakfast radio show, to explore how female business leaders set strategic priorities for their organisations and equip their teams to achieve corporate goals.

This event, sponsored by Bain & Company, is for all EICN members, male and female, to attend, though only women with take to the stage. It would be ideal if each organisation could be represented by one male and one female senior executive.

We are particularly honoured that Her Excellency Huda Al Hashimi, the UAE government’s Deputy Minister of Cabinet Affairs for Strategic Affairs – someone who is used to setting ambitious strategies, and developing the government’s capabilities to deliver on its ambitions – will be joining us to share her wisdom on the subject.


Brandy Scott

Presenter at Dubai Eye Radio

Her Excellency Huda AlHashimi

Deputy Minister at Ministry of Cabinet Affairs And Prime Minister’s Office

Dr Dima Jamali

Dean of School management at Canadian University Dubai

Sara Minelli

Partner at Bain & Company

Behnaz Ansari Labaf

Senior Vice President / Strategy & Value Creation at Dubai Holding


12:00 pm Registration, networking and lunch

12:30 pm Welcome remarks

12:35 pm Panel discussion

1:15 pm Keynote Fireside Conversation with HE Huda Al Hashimi

1:55 pm Closing remarks

Event details


The Dubai Edition Hotel
Dubai Fountain Street
Downtown Dubai
United Arab Emirates

Meeting room details will be shared upon successfull registration


If you have any questions about this event, or joining our Dubai network please send an email to eicn_dubai@economist.com.

Request to attend

Our events are typically closed-door and reserved for members only. As such, please note that guest spaces are extremely limited and subject to availability and suitability. To request to attend this event, please fill out the form below and a member of our staff will be in contact with you shortly.