Abu Dhabi, UAEFriday 22 November 2019

Emirati women researchers and entrepreneurs recognised for contribution to development of knowledge-led economy

Chartered Institute for IT organised the conference in the capital

Sheikh Nahyan bin Mabarak, Minister of Tolerance, Dr Noura Al Dhaheri, Patrick Moody, British Ambassador to the UAE and Adel Al Hashmi, Chair BCS Middle East Section at the Chartered Institute for IT (BCS) ICT Conference 2019 at the Anantara Eastern Mangroves Hotel, Abu Dhabi. Photo: courtesy BCS
Sheikh Nahyan bin Mabarak, Minister of Tolerance, Dr Noura Al Dhaheri, Patrick Moody, British Ambassador to the UAE and Adel Al Hashmi, Chair BCS Middle East Section at the Chartered Institute for IT (BCS) ICT Conference 2019 at the Anantara Eastern Mangroves Hotel, Abu Dhabi. Photo: courtesy BCS

A global IT institute that helps to enhance ties between British and UAE technical institutions has recognised several leading Emirati female academics and entrepreneurs for their contributions to developing a knowledge-led economy in the Emirates.

During the Chartered Institute for IT (BCS) ICT Conference in Abu Dhabi last week, attended by Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak, Minister of Tolerance, “winning students of [an] ICT Research Competition organised in partnership with Middlesex University Dubai were rewarded for their smart applications and scientific research”, according to Adel Al Hashmi, the conference chair.

The event's theme was “Tolerance, Sustainability & Women Empowerment”.

Patrick Moody, the UK ambassador, was also in attendance.

Updated: November 5, 2019 09:26 AM

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