Dubai Ladies Club, a member of Dubai Women Establishment, recently welcomed students from Zayed University for a day-long workshop titled ‘Personal Leadership Training for Women’. The event took place at Al Mahara Ballroom and was attended by around 40 aspiring female leaders.Blending lectures and discussions, the event aimed at making students resilient and effective leaders, capable of making a positive social impact and enabling authentic and embodied leadership traits. Facilitated by Jules Miles Lewis, a celebrated personal leadership specialist, the workshop created a platform for healthy exchange of ideas among the budding future leaders.Commenting on the event, Lamia Abdulaziz Khan, Director of Dubai Ladies Club, said, “We are pleased to have hosted such a pioneering workshop. It is in line with Dubai Ladies Club’s commitment to promote initiatives that lay the right foundation to create competent leaders in the true sense. This stand reaffirms our faith in the young generation.”She added, “The idea of nurturing future women leaders is embedded in the vision of the Dubai Ladies Club as we strive to provide a holistic experience for women. Apart from offering various sports and fitness activities, the Club also hosts classes and programmes that fosterwomen’s spiritual and emotional wellbeing.”
Sharing more about the workshop, Fathiya Al Khameri, Director of Student Affairs, Dubai Campus - Zayed University, said, “We are working hard to instil the true values of leadership in the minds of our students. The workshop is an integrated programme of eight modules involving 40 female students. We choose Dubai Ladies Club as a venue for delivering two of the programme sessions as we share a common goal of supporting women development and empowerment.”During the event, Lewis shared insights on self-discovery, explained the ‘act local, think global’ approach, and gave tips on energy management and personal transformation. She also discussed techniques on how to excel in competitive work environment and emergeas top performers in all aspects of life.Appreciating the Club’s support for the workshop, Lewis said, “A big thank you to the Dubai Ladies Club for hosting the training session for Zayed University students. It was a great selection for an off-campus session and we look forward to future collaborations.”The highlight of the workshop remained the session on happiness, optimism, stress management and work-family balance. In this session, Lewis underlined the necessary skills for handling work and family related stress more effectively. She also shared stories on business, sports and society, quoting motivational incidents from her own life. Since its inception in 2003, the Dubai Ladies Club has been supporting major events centred around women by means of both direct and indirect participation. Its vision of promoting active lifestyle among women and having healthier and happier female population in the country, is aptly reflected in its events and programmes.
About Zayed University:
Zayed University is today the premier national university in the United Arab Emirates and a regional leader in educational innovation and change. It has created and implemented a skills-rich, outcome-based general education program that systemically develops student skills, knowledge, and values associated with liberal learning and provided a solid foundation for pursuit of disciplinary majors and future careers. Zayed University welcomes national and international students, and provides them with a high quality education, offered by seasoned teaching scholars to prepare them to shape the future of the United Arab Emirates.Zayed University offers Undergraduate and Graduate degrees in the following Colleges: College of Arts & Creative Enterprises (recognized as substantially equivalent by NASAD), College of Business (Accredited by AACSB), College of Communication & Media Sciences (Accredited by ACEJMC), College of Education (Accredited by NCATE), College of Humanities and Social Sciences, College of Natural and Health Sciences, and College of Technological Innovation (Accredited by ABET). For more information, visit www.zu.ac.ae
About Dubai Ladies Club:
Founded in 2003 as part of the Dubai Women Establishment by Her Highness Sheikha Manal bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Dubai Ladies Club’s mission is to create an oasis where the modern woman could develop her interests and talents, be they in the arts, sport, fashion, philanthropy or business. A place not only to satisfy women’s existing needs, but to enhance and encourage new skills and awareness. The club’s stated objective was to help national women realise their potential, and as a result, contribute to an ever changing, dynamic, modern society.Successfully combining luxury with learning, modernity with tradition, the local with the global, since its inception the club has developed and gone on to become a powerhouse of cultural exchange, debate and recreation for women of all ages and nationalities.The club’s world-class facilities and services include a dedicated Art Centre, a superior Childcare Centre, fully equipped Fitness Centre and the five-star Moroccan Style Al Asalla Spa. The club also offers a long line of programs, events and activities which will help nurture and nourish spiritual wellbeing of every woman. Moreover, the tranquil atmosphere envelopes the Club is further enhanced by its exquisite location overlooking one of the most beautiful beaches in Dubai.