HOUSE OF ROSE PROFESSIONAL’S
2019 MIDDLE EAST EDITION OF BREAK THE CEILING TOUCH THE SKY ®
APR 10, 2019, DUBAI, UAE
0730 to 0830: REGISTRATION AND NETWORKING
0830 to 0840: WELCOME: Chairman and CEO, House of Rose Professional.
0840 to 0850: OPENING OF CONFERENCE by Key Partners and VVIPs.
0850 to 0940: THE MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS UPDATE: THE BIG PICTURE FROM THE TOP: The top CEOs provide an overview of the business agenda in the Middle East and the top trends that are shaping the business landscape in the middle and the implications and opportunities that this dynamic business environment will open up for women in the next few years. What is the future for women in the workforce in the Middle East? What are the industries that will best unlock women power in the Middle East? What is the role of STEM in this construct?
0940 to 1030: BEST PRACTICES AND POLICIES FOR DIVERSITY & INCLUSION THAT ARE ENABLING WOMEN TO THE TOP IN THE Middle East Insights from the top employer brands for women. Sharings from the CEOs/top leaders who are successfully leveraging gender diversity and inclusion to win in the unique Middle East market. Specific policies, procedures and strategies to enable women to the top. What Companies are doing to help women deal with conscious and unconscious bias. Dealing with Societal pressures, male dominated workplaces, work-life balance, sexual harassment.
1030 to 1055: COFFEE AND NETWORKING BREAK.
1055 to 1125: KEYNOTE ADDRESS by CEO
1125 to 1215: CHARTING A COURSE THAT LEADS TO THE C-SUITE AND BREAKING THE GLASS CEILING. SUCCESS SECRETS OF THE MIDDLE EAST’S MOST INSPIRATIONAL WOMEN LEADERS: In a survey by a leading business publication, only two of the Top 100 Executives in the Middle East are women. Why is that still the reality? Candid conversations with women and male champions for diversity at the top. Some of the Middle East’s and the world’s most inspirational women leaders share their challenges, heartbreaks, strategies and successes of their career paths. This panel also discusses what women at the very top can do to help other women leaders get there.
1215 to 1305: BUILDING A COHORT OF MALE CHAMPIONS FOR GENDER DIVERSITY: Tips and techniques adopted by the best companies in building support amongst male leaders in the Middle East for gender diversity. How progressive organisations are moving from cultures that are completely male dominated to those that welcome and leverage gender diverse points of view. Challenges, opportunities and practical partnership that enables more men to contribute to the acceleration of gender diversity in the Middle East. Building more sponsors for women leaders versus mentors.
1305 to 1400: NETWORKING LUNCH.
1400 to 1415: OFFICIAL PIC OF THE 2019 MIDDLE EAST EDITION OF BREAK THE CEILING TOUCH THE SKY.
1415 to 1515: SPEED MENTORING UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL: The top panellists mentor participants at tables.
1515 to 1545: KEYNOTE ADDRESS by Leader.
1545 to 1610: TEA BREAK
1610 to 1700: BE THE CEO OF YOUR LIFE, BUILD YOUR HOLISTIC ACTION PLAN FOR SUCCESS: Let the experts help you build your blueprint for success. Balance career and family life, unlock your full potential via smart personal and professional choices. Deal decisively with harassment in the workplace. Manage your energy via a focus across the physical, mental, emotional, financial, spiritual components of your career. Sharpen your skills to be a leader of purpose, passion and persistence. Be the CEO of your life.
1700 to 1715: CLOSE AND WINNER ANNOUNCEMENTS!
Notes: The agenda above is in draft stage and being evolved through the inputs of top C suite leaders in the Middle East. Final agenda will be available by mid Feb 2019.