Emirati women have played an essential role in the nation’s development, playing a crucial part in many aspects of life, and amongst many industries, including government, aviation, commerce, engineering, technology, and beyond.
Breaking barriers, and leading new innovations, Emirati women have emerged as influential figures, proving time and time again that gender is no obstacle to achieving greatness, excelling in every arena.
An integral part of the nation’s social culture, this year we recognise the collaboration amongst the UAE’s leadership, who are committed to finding innovative solutions for tomorrow. Amongst these challenges, Emirati women have taken prominence in setting an example for a more sustainable future, addressing solutions to energy, sustainability, and climate change challenges, with competence, excellence, and creativity.
Her Excellency Sheikha Fatima, Mother of the Nation’s, theme also spotlights the collaborative model established by the Founding Father, the late Sheik Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, to ensure the involvement of all segments of the community in the UAE’s development toward success.
In the business world, Emirati women have shattered glass ceilings and established themselves as visionary leaders. Their notable contributions to the country’s economy have driven innovation and promoted diversity, with many founding successful start-ups, holding high ranking positions in multinational corporations, and continually contributing toward the development of a robust and diverse business landscape.
In the realm of arts and culture, Emirati women have been instrumental in preserving and promoting the UAE’s rich heritage. Through literature, visual arts, and music, they have shared their unique stories and perspectives with the world, fostering a greater cross-cultural understanding, appreciation, and tolerance.
Also taking the lead in fields such as healthcare, science, and technology, their dedication to improving the well-being of society through advancements in these areas has led to transformative changes that benefit everyone.
In celebrating Emirati Women’s Day, we thank every Emirati woman for your dedication and inspiring leadership. We honor the pioneers, the trailblazers, and the everyday heroes who continue to make a difference. Their stories of resilience, perseverance, and achievement are a source of inspiration for us all, transcending borders and cultures. As the UAE continues to move forward, Emirati women stand as a beacon of hope and a testament to the power of determination and ambition.