The Qatari Businesswomen Association (QBWA) and Deloitte have signed a partnership agreement aimed at collaborating in various activities supporting women in business in Qatar and the region.
The partnership solidifies the commitment of both organizations to further strengthen bilateral cooperation and confirms the importance of empowering women in business and the vital role that corporations can play in fulfilling this objective.
The agreement outlines a multi-faceted collaboration that includes co-hosting of events where Deloitte professionals will offer their expertise and guidance to QBWA members and guests, providing valuable insights on business strategies, financial planning, and other topics both parties agree on.
According to the statement, the joint initiatives will be organized focusing on topics, such as leadership, technology, and market access and also networking opportunities through facilitating networking events, forums, and conferences where women entrepreneurs can connect with industry experts and potential investors.
Ms. Aisha Alfardan, the QBWA vice-chairperson, said that, “I am happy that QBWA is joining forces with Deloitte in our shared mission to empower women in business. This partnership is a significant step forward in creating an ecosystem that supports and celebrates the achievements of women in business. We look forward to the positive impact this collaboration will have on our members and the broader community.”
Mr. Samer Jaghoub, Deloitte Middle East, Qatar managing partner, noted that, “We are pleased to announce the agreement with the Qatari Businesswomen Association, signifying our joint commitment to support women across all businesses in Qatar. This partnership acknowledges the substantial impact of diversity and inclusion on sustainable economic development, exemplifying our shared dedication to fostering a business environment that empowers and supports women entrepreneurs.”