Reed Smith in conjunction with our Women’s Initiative Network (WINRS) will be hosting an illuminating discussion, moderated by renowned Thought Leader, Shelley Zalis co-founder of #SeeHer and CEO and Founder of The Female Quotient.

Event Type: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, Seminar, Women's Initiative Network of Reed Smith (WINRS)

Location Name:
Cinema Akil, Warehouse 68, Alserkal Avenue, Al Quoz Industrial District, Dubai
Start Date/Time:
13 November 2019, 5:30 PM ARBST
End Date/Time:
13 November 2019, 9:30 PM ARBST

Join us as we debate some of the current challenges faced by women in the region and look at stereotypes and perceptions that women face in the Middle East. We have brought together a panel of diverse individuals with powerful experiences, including:


  • Dr. Houriya Kazim, UAE’s first female surgeon, Medical Director and Founder of Well Woman Clinic, a one-stop health-care facility for women
  • Hanane Arif, Head of Communication and CSR, Société Générale Middle East, Chairperson for the Women’s Empowerment Principals Middle East (WEPS)
  • Mariam Farag, Head of CSR and Social Impact at MBC Group, award-winning advocate, public speaker, and advisor for youth development and gender equality
  • Gaurav Sinha, Founder and CEO, Insignia Worldwide and author of Compassion Inc. a book about unleashing the power of empathy in life & business