DEWA unveils 3rd batch of ‘For Her’ program in collaboration with HBMSU

By Shilpa Annie Joseph, Official Reporter
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Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has launched the third batch of the ‘For Her’ program, in collaboration with Hamdan bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU), under the theme ‘Future Capabilities for Inspiring Women.’

The program aims to foster capable female leaders who contribute to achieving DEWA’s vision and strategic goals. Further, it supports the organization’s ongoing efforts to enhance the capabilities of its female employees.

Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer
Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer

“We are keen to empower female employees in various occupational levels and enhance their capabilities by providing them with all the resources and tools to develop their skills and leadership capabilities within an encouraging and inspiring work environment that fosters their innovation and creativity. The ‘For Her’ program, which DEWA organizes in collaboration with Hamdan bin Mohammed Smart University, will prepare inspiring female leaders who are capable of developing innovative solutions that contribute to achieving new accomplishments and consolidating DEWA’s global position.”

The ‘For Her’ program is an extension of the ‘DEWA Female Ambassadors Program’ under the supervision of the DEWA Women’s Committee and the Business Support and Human Resources division.

Furthermore, the program identifies female employees with unique skills and expertise in various fields and specializations and enhances and utilizes these skills to support DEWA’s plans.

Ms. Fatima Al Jokar, Chairperson of DEWA’s Women Committee, noted that “the program has 5 main pillars: strategic thinking and planning; resilience and stress management; result-based management; creative problem-solving and decision-making skills, tools, and techniques; and leadership skills.”

Dr. Yousef Al Akraf, Executive Vice President of Business Support and Human Resources at DEWA said that “the ‘For Her’ program, which was specially designed for DEWA, seeks to empower female leadership across DEWA’s divisions. The specialized training program helps them unleash their potential and handle various challenges to expand their opportunities and develop their work performance.”

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