4th May 2013Location
Madinat Jumeirah Theatre, Dubai
BOLDtalks Woman is dedicated to driving solutions that advance women and girls.
While keeping the format of all BOLDtalks events in terms of the diverse topics, each discussion will present on a matter related to women – in history, health, rights, empowerment, inspirational stories, entrepreneurs, women in art and culture.
An intimate and impactful gathering centered on story telling and live journalism, this event brings together women from all over the world. From CEOs and world leaders to grassroots activists and firebrand dissidents, this event brings to light the incredible stories of women and girls—looking at both their challenges and triumphs—and inspiring solutions to women’s issues.
Rana Husseini is an award-winning journalist and human rights activist who has dedicated her life tackling social issues, with a special emphasis on violence against women. From her home base in Jordan, Rana has been instrumental in bringing the issue of honour crimes against women to public attention ...Read More
Marina is an award-winning journalist who in 2003, in response to the imminent invasion of Iraq, embarked on a personal project collecting stories in words and portraits of people who had lived through violence, tragedy or injustice and sought forgiveness rather than revenge.Read More
Cath Turner is a reporter for Al Jazeera news channel. Cath also happens to be a victim of the “Operation Babylift” that was orgnaised by the US Government during the Vietnam war, flying-out thousands of babies during the conflict. Cath has been a subject of an Award wining documentary that ...Read More
In March 2005, Nadia became the chief editor of the Yemen Times, the country's first and most widely read independent English newspaper, and quickly became a leading voice in Yemen and worldwide media on issues of media, gender, development and social issues. Under her leadership several publications ...Read More
Rebecca, Managing Director - HR Service Delivery, discusses Accenture’s innovative women’s initiative, “Defining success. Your way.” – part of the company’s commitment to supporting the professional goals and aspirations of its 90,000 women around the world.Read More
Rania Amer is the founder and Board Member of Pure Hearts 4 Cancer. In September 2011 Rania decided to turn her experience with her mom’s battle against cancer into a program, which mobilized the efforts of volunteers who pledged their time to make a difference in the lives of cancer survivors ...Read More
INDIVA, an all woman band from India, pays tribute to women and their resilience. Celebrating womanhood and hoping that the message through this song reaches the right ears and creates a response, INDIVA have released its first music video entitled “Suno” a tribute to the Delhi gang rape victim.Read More