12:05 PM - 12:30 PM - Keynote: Women in Environment
Global warming and environmental hazards continue to pose a threat to the society. In this session, a Grade A Professional Environmental Engineer with experience in design, engineering, construction, maintenance and operation of a wide variety of projects in mining, metals processing, energy, oil & gas, and infrastructure sectors will shed light on both scientific knowledge to design systems that control pollution and protect public health, while empowering women to success in environmental careers.
12:30 PM - 12:55 PM - Keynote: Women in Sustainability
Sustainability is the need of the hour, the future and the hottest topic today. This session will see a sustainability expert highlight latest developments and advancements related to sustainability in infrastructure and design, net zero energy and green buildings.
Executive Director KEO International ConsultantsView Profile
12:55 PM - 13:40 PM - Panel Discussion: How can Non-Technical Professions Contribute to the Success of the Construction Industry?
This discussion will explore the support driven from functions that generally have more women such as HR, Admin, Corporate communications, Finance, Legal etc. and evaluate the impact on the growth and success of the organizations. This session also covers the importance of building Talent pipeline
Audit Partner & Middle East Construction Industry Leader Deloitte & Touche Middle EastView Profile
Regional Communications and Marketing ManagerMott MacDonaldView Profile
Partner - Construction DisputesDLA Piper Middle EastView Profile
13:40 PM - 14:00 - Break
14:00 PM - 14:25 PM - Keynote: Driving Women Empowerment and Gender Equality
An influential and illustrious personality will talk on gender equality from an international perspective and women empowerment. As the first Emirati woman appointed as senior advisor at the United Nations headquarters in New York she will talk about her journey and share best practices to inspire the audience
14:25 PM - 15:10 PM - Panel Discussion: What Initiatives are Organizations Taking in order to Promote Diversity and Inclusion in the Work Places?
How are companies today championing for diversity with respect to including women and minorities in the decision-making process? This session will also include on the gender conversation in a solution-focused way, and utilize new developments and trends within engineering and construction to help advance in this career despite any roadblock
Deputy CEO, Sales and Marketing Azizi DevelopmentsView Profile
CEO / Business Development Director Green Energy Solutions & Sustainability LLC View Profile
15:30 PM - 15:55 PM - Keynote: Women in Technology
In this session, we will see how women are breaking barriers in disruptive technology? We will also explore the roles of women leaders and innovators in breaking the boundaries on how things have always been done to increase efficiency, lower risk and costs, and boost the bottom line.
Anwaar Al Shimmari
Chief Innovation OfficerMinistry of Infrastructure Development, UAEView Profile
15:55 PM - 16:40 PM - Panel Discussion: Key challenges faced by Women in Construction
What are the roadblocks to success for women in largely male dominated construction industry? What are the tips from successful women in this industry on carving a career path for yourself? Is it possible to achieve the much eluded work life balance in construction? How and why women make great mentors to younger women and men in the construction industry? And ways to advance women and engage men in the business.
Dr. Shetha Alzubaidi
CEOAlfahim Avenue Group companies - Brookson Project ManagementView Profile
Ranya Metwalli Shields
USGBC Faculty, LEED AP BD+C, CEM, Head of SustainabilityAl Hamra Kuwait CompanyView Profile