MICE Middle East Websites

Etihad Aviation Group is marking 2018 Emirati Women’s Day

Etihad Aviation Group is marking 2018 Emirati Women’s Day by hosting several events at its Abu Dhabi headquarters and releasing a video series that focuses on women in aviation.

 

The special events taking place at Etihad include circle discussions allowing Etihad’s female employees to share their unique stories. A photography exhibition featuring portraits of pioneering female leaders from a range of UAE working environments, including aviation, is also being displayed at the headquarters.

 

The video series – which will be broadcast on Etihad’s social media channels – champions the role of women in the aviation group and offers a ‘day in the life’ of the Emirati women as they pursue their careers. More than 380 Emirati women are in senior management and managerial roles, 16 pilots and 160 aircraft engineers and technicians.

 

Ibrahim Nassir, Chief Human Resources & Organisational Development Officer, said: “At Etihad, we understand the importance of a diverse workforce and value the significant contribution made by the women in our organisation. More than half of our UAE National workforce are women, who work in diverse roles across the business including pilots, aircraft engineers and technicians.”

 

Amina Taher, Vice President Corporate Affairs, said: “It is our responsibility to empower women to achieve success across all areas of our business. We are proud of the contributions made by the Emirati women at Etihad and strive to support their career growth and development. We encourage mentoring and training to ensure our talent is nurtured and developed, and this is proudly showcased throughout the video series which is launched today.”

 

To celebrate Emirati Women’s Day, there are books about famous Emirati women available for staff to read in the new reading corner and community library at its headquarters, courtesy of Jarir Bookstore. Etihad employees can also enjoy a coffee while reading, thanks to Nespresso.

 

Emirati Women’s Day is held every year to mark the creation of the UAE General Women’s Union in 1975. The occasion is dedicated to celebrating the achievements of Emirati women and is testament to the progress that has been made towards gender balance in the UAE.

 

One of the women in Etihad’s video series is Mahra Al Marzooqi, who is undertaking a two-year on-the-job training programme at Etihad Airways Engineering in order to achieve the GCAA Aircraft Engineering Licence.

 

Mahra said: “It was challenging for me at the beginning of the programme because I was the only woman in the group. However, any nerves were quickly overcome as Etihad management and my colleagues were so supportive and made every day at work a fantastic experience.”

Back to Home Page

InterContinental Jordan has organized a press conference to announce a first-of-its-kind CSR initiative in the region. more
Majestically situated in Al Marjan Island is an oasis of luxury that offers a unique experience for all corporate and association gatherings. From expansive indoor venues, outstanding gastronomies to exclusive room rates upon bookmore
The way to the soul comes with an awakening of the senses. Ayana Spa at Bab Al Qasr Hotel & Residences presents an exclusive array of spa treatments that is especially designed for guests seeking the bliss of heightened senses.more
FCW’s recently launched Eastern Residences villa project takes centrestage at the exhibitionmore
Instant approvals and special offers on mortgages offered to visitorsmore
Ghaya Grand Hotel won the Arabian Travel Awards 2018 for the Luxury Serviced Apartment Hotels category at a glittering ceremony held at the JW Marriott Hotel, Deira on 20th September 2018 received by Mr. Ossama Kachkouche, Directomore
Dubai Sports City and neighbourhood’s newest backyard sports bistro is set to be the ultimate hangout place for sports enthusiast, couples, friends and familiemore
Unique lifestyle proposition in the heart of Muscat offers homeowners the opportunity to feel connected to the community through natural landscapes, social interaction and healthy livingmore
Technology and innovation to headline Arabian Travel Market 2019 .. Voice and facial recognition, virtual reality (VR) and biometrics more
Marriott International celebrates its recently unified loyalty programs - Marriott Rewards, The Ritz-Carlton Rewards and Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG), with a new points promotion that will allow members to earn bonus points acromore
Advertise with us.
Memorable Moments at Movenpick Resort & Spa Tala Bay Aqaba
Honeymoon Middle East
Bangladesh General Insurance Company Ltd.
Motaz Othman Account at TripAdvisor
Movenpick Hotel Sukhumvit 15 Bangkok
Thailand Convention & Exhibition Bureau.
The Westin Grande Sukhumvit, BANGKOK
Chez Razzak Tours - Bangladesh
Maximus BD Tours & Travels DMC Bangladesh
Explore the hidden gems of Khon Kaen at PDMF 2018
Urban Beauty - Thailand
Chengdu International Tourism Expo 2018

Copyrightï¿¿ Mice Middle East 2013

P.O.Box 841113 Amman 11180 Jordan, Marj Alhamam, Amman - Jordan

Mobile: +962 785557778 fax: +962 65713689

Email: motaz.mice@gmail.com   Website: www.micemiddleeast.com

Motaz Othman Email