Women Speaker Series

Women Speaker Series is ongoing at RIT Dubai!  Under the theme, Lead beyond:  Accelerating innovative women who change the world, RIT University in Dubai held its 2nd session on Saturday 27th October. The second topic was a panel discussion on "Entrepreneurship and Innovation". The session was attended by Mashal Waqar Cofounder and COO of The Tempest and also an RIT Alumna, Aya Sadder Incubator Manager- Itlak aviation, Travel and Tourism incubator, Christina Loannidis CEO of Aquitude, Neeru Sharma MD of Marya Leadership Academy, Thea Myhrvold founder of TehcMeNow and GetBee,Sajida Shroff CEO of Altamont Group. The session was moderated by Dr Bouthina Tilli Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering and IEEE WIR Chair UAE Section

Women Speaker series will be held every last Saturday of the month at RIT Dubai from 4-6:30 pm. The speaker series will provide opportunity to create communities that fuel innovation, facilitate knowledge sharing and provide support through highly interactive sessions designed to foster discussion and collaboration.  WSS focuses on providing leading-edge professional development for mid- and senior-level women. Through this event, we want to encourage and empower women to embrace and stay in STEM field.

We would like to serve the community at large and invite all women groups and the industry to take part of this initiative.