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Media Rotana, Barsha Heights, 21 October 2017
8:00am – 9:00am Registration, Payment and Light Refreshments
9:00am – 9:05am Opening 
Dr Zeenath Reza Khan
UOWD Diversity & Equity Committee Chair
9:05am – 9:10am  INAUGURAL SPEECH
Ms Marisa Mastroianni 
Group CEO, UOW Enterprise

9:10am – 9:20am


9:20am – 9:30am

Dr Muhadditha Yahya Al Hashimi
HCT, Sharjah Women College – Campus Director
Ms Mariam Al Thani
Past chair IEEE UAE Section, Board member Emirates Science Club 
Senior Specialist Distribution Assets Management- DEWA
External Board Member, UOWD
9:30am – 10:00am
Professor Grace McCarthy
Dean, Sydney Business School, Australia 
10:00am – 10:15am Q and A Session
10:15am – 10:30am Networking Tea / Coffee Break
10:30am – 11:30am
Roundtable Discussion 1: Women in STEAM Education
Moderator: Dr Zeenath Khan, Assistant Professor, UOWD
11:30am –12:30pm
Professional Development Workshop
“Women in Leadership in Education” Glass Ceiling or Sticky Floors?
  • Ms. Orla Conneely, Managing Director at High Achievers Training & Consultancy
  • Dr. Pauline Connolly, Senior Lecturer, Course Director, RCSI Institute of Leadership
12:30pm – 1:30pm Lunch and Prayer Break
1:30pm – 3:00pm
UOWD-DBWC-UNDP Panel Discussion: Women on Boards
Moderator: Payyazhi Jayashree,  Associate Dean (Education), UOWD
3:00pm – 3:05pm
Concluding Remarks by Diversity and Equity Committee Members, UOWD
Summit Vote of Thanks by HR Manager, Ms Hina Sarwat


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