Middle-East

The ME-WIIN (Middle East Women Inventors & Innovators Network) International is to be staged for the first time on 5 & 6 April 2017 in the heart of Dubai in celebration and recognition of women involved in creating viable new ideas, exceptional creativity, innovation, research development and enterprise.

A significant aspect of the event includes the presentation of Honorary Special Recognition Awards to outstanding ingenious women. It would include the official opening of a series of calls for nominations of Awards across the Middle-East therefore including Qatar, Bahrain, Oman, Kuwait, Lebanon, Jordan, Iraq, Syria, Egypt, Morocco, Tunisia, Libya, Algeria and other Middle East countries.

In celebration and in recognition of ingenious women at the ME-WIIN event, Special Recognition Honorary Awards would be presented to women of substance from various parts of the Middle East. The occasion would put the spotlight on women from a diversity of backgrounds that include brilliant exceptionally creative, inventive, innovative, entrepreneurs, scientists, engineers, technologists, or designers from all sectors right across the Middle East and beyond.

The ME-WIIN International forms part of the Global Women Inventors & Innovators Network (GWIIN), a non-profit, non-governmental, non- political global organisation with the head office based in London, United Kingdom.
GWIIN has the clear aim of combining technology and knowledge transfer to achieve greater impact while helping women promote their ideas so that other young women would be inspired to follow in their footsteps and consider careers associated with being inventive and innovative.

GWIIN’s track record has grown significantly over the years as it continues to stage initiatives that include research projects and feasibility studies, conferences and award ceremonies which have taken place across parts
of Europe, Africa, Northern America and Asia Pacific.

Key Aspects and Benefits

  1. The ME-WIIN International shall provide the exchange of information and best practices between the Middle East and the world’s women, as role models with their positive impact in their economies.
  2. ME-WIIN’s platform is designed to encourage today’s young women to be inspired by relevant and appropriate role models and to learn how to shift to a new wave of innovation.
  3. ME-WIIN would act as a vehicle for putting the spotlight on the importance of women playing key roles in the design, planning and implementation of infrastructure development
  4. ME-WIIN would serve as a vehicle to engage with government departments, corporate, private, public and commercial stakeholders that support women in jobs and entrepreneurs by taking into account their unique potentials, circumstances, challenges, needs and levels of affordability while building deliberate affirmative action provisions into systems that facilitate opportunities for the contribution of women in the workplace and entrepreneurs.
  5. ME-WIIN would bring together forward thinking leaders from economic, social, knowledge and growth driven industries, the academia and government to engage in dialogue and debate about trends in cross-sector innovation to provide opportunities for future perspectives for this area.
  6. ME-WIIN would provide the opportunity to explore and learn more from invaluable models and strategies in order to take advantage of emerging services and opportunities.
  7. ME-WIIN would provide the opportunity to stay up-to-date on emerging trends and forecasts, as well as adjacent influences that can affect growth and sustainability.