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For almost two decades, the Sharjah Business Women Council (SBWC) has been supporting businesswomen at different stages of their business careers. Through a holistic sustainable approach, SBWC offers expertise and guidance covering all aspects of a business venture.

Set up in 2002 under the patronage of Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher Bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Wife of the Ruler of Sharjah, Chairperson of Nama Women Advancement Establishment, SBWC has now over 2,000 members from different fields, from the UAE and across the world, including Britain, Brazil and Kuwait. It has been empowering potential and existing female entrepreneurs and businesswomen to establish and realize their ambitions in both traditional and non-traditional sectors in the UAE.

From technical assistance in setting up businesses, to training and mentorship, exposure to opportunities and help in forging partnerships with private organizations within the UAE and beyond, SBWC is the all-comprehensive one-stop business-hub for anyone and everyone seeking answers. SBWC excels as a reference point for successful sustainable projects.

The Sharjah Business Women Council is one of three affiliates of NAMA Women Advancement Establishment.

Full integration of women in the local economy.

To foster a business-friendly environment for aspiring and professional business women through development opportunities and comprehensive solutions by engaging key stakeholders and industry leaders.

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Our Objectives

  • Encouraging self-employment
  • Advise women who are ready to achieve their objectives
  • Support women to develop better business skills in order to become more competitive through added value services
  • Enable women to improve their performance, maintain progress as well as expand their business outreach
  • Forging partnerships with government, private organizations and foundations in the UAE and internationally
  • Engage in delivering a range of programs and initiatives including conferences, seminars, workshops and research that supports potential and existing entrepreneurs in Sharjah and offer networking opportunities
  • Delivering services such as coaching, consultation, legal dispute, support in business set up to all SBWC members to assist in entrepreneurship and build opportunities for expansion as well as retain established businesses
  • Creating local, regional and global presence with partnerships and programs

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