Bridging Continents: Sharjah Businesswomen Council Pioneers Global Collaboration with European Entrepreneurs

April 27, 2024

Recently, the Sharjah Businesswomen Council (SBWC) orchestrated a groundbreaking event by welcoming a delegation from the European Women’s Association (EWA). Titled ‘Women Invest in Women,’ the event served as a nexus for knowledge exchange, collaboration, and empowerment. Held at the Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry, this gathering facilitated dialogue, expertise sharing, and partnership establishment between businesswomen from Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, and their European counterparts. This article delves into the event’s significance in fostering international collaboration and empowering women in the business realm.

Empowering Exchange:

Hosted at the Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the meeting provided a comprehensive overview of Sharjah’s business landscape, infrastructure, and services. With Sheikha Hind bint Majid Al Qasimi, Chairperson of SBWC, and HE Yulia Stark, President of EWA, in attendance, the event saw influential leaders dedicated to advancing women’s empowerment and fostering global collaboration.

Building a Global Network:

Emphasizing knowledge-sharing and collaboration, the event aimed to forge a robust global network of empowered women. Two panel discussions explored various topics relevant to women in business, inspiring innovation and driving progress. By fostering an environment of collaboration and support, the event aimed to empower women and create opportunities for their success in international markets.

Commitment to International Collaboration:

Sheikha Hind bint Majid Al Qasimi reaffirmed SBWC’s commitment to international collaboration and empowering its members through experiential exchange. By hosting the European delegation, SBWC showcased its dedication to expanding horizons and unlocking new avenues for its members. The establishment of strong foundations for future cooperation promises greater opportunities for SBWC members on a global scale.

Driving Women Empowerment:

Highlighting the pivotal role of women in driving economic growth and social progress, the event underscored the importance of women empowerment in entrepreneurship. Through international collaborations, SBWC and EWA promote gender equality and provide women with the resources and support needed to thrive in diverse industries.


The meeting between SBWC and EWA marks a significant stride toward women empowerment and global collaboration. By fostering networking, knowledge-sharing, and partnership establishment, women entrepreneurs from Sharjah and Europe gain access to new opportunities and a supportive network. This event serves as a catalyst for women’s success, unlocking their potential and fostering their active participation in diverse industries on a global scale.

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