Aafaq celebrates Emirati Women’s Day and Honors Their Pioneering Contributions

Dubai, UAE – August 29, 2023 – Aafaq, a leading financial institution in the UAE, proudly celebrated Emirati Women’s Day at DIFC Innovation Hub. Aligned with the UAE President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan’s “Year of Sustainability 2023,” Aafaq hosted a distinguished occasion that embodied the values of collaboration, progress, and empowerment.

Themed “We Collaborate for Tomorrow,” the landmark event took place at the DIFC Innovation Hub on Monday, August 28, 2023. Emirati Women’s Day symbolized the UAE’s enduring commitment to unity, growth, and empowerment, with a special emphasis on women’s remarkable contributions across diverse sectors.

The event featured enlightening lectures by two distinguished speakers. Sara Al Dallal, President of the Emirates Health Economics Society at the Emirates Medical Association, shared her transformative insights into healthcare economics and the role of collaboration in shaping the future of healthcare. Additionally, Dr. Arshi Ayub Mohamed Zaveri, CEO of Trust with Trade Group, provided visionary perspectives on reshaping business ethics and trust. Dr. Zaveri emphasized collaborations that transcend boundaries and create lasting legacies.

Hisham Hammoud, CEO of Aafaq, remarks, “As we celebrate Emirati Women’s Day, we honor the profound contributions of Emirati women to our society’s tapestry of progress and resilience. Their unwavering spirit and remarkable achievements remind us that collaboration and empowerment are the cornerstones of a thriving future. At Aafaq, we proudly stand alongside these trailblazers, committed to fostering an environment where their voices, ambitions, and accomplishments continue to shape a tomorrow filled with infinite promise.”

“We are immensely proud to have commemorated Emirati Women’s Day through this exceptional event,” said Yusra Baqi, SVP – Head of Marketing at Aafaq. “Aafaq’s dedication to fostering collaboration aligned with the UAE’s spirit of growth, and we firmly believed in the transformative power of unity for personal and collective advancement.”

The event served as a platform for attendees to unite in recognizing and celebrating the contributions of Emirati women and to encourage their ongoing impact on society and the economy.