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Meet May Al Haji, Zain Bahrain's barrier-breaking runner
First Bahraini woman and Zain employee to complete the Boston Marathon.
Zain giving more leave for mothers to promote equality and empower women
Four months of paid maternity leave with a flexible schedule for returning to work.
UAE orgs ink deal to help women address sustainability challenges with innovation
NAMA Women Advancement Establishment (NAMA) and the Women in Sustainability, Environment and Renewable Energy (WiSER) platform announce strategic partnership to collaborate on several programmes designed to position all women as drivers of change and innovation.
More than 40K driving licences issued to Saudi women drivers so far
Senior traffic official says Saudi Arabia plans to establish 14 driving schools for women across the country - which could have implications for the services telcos offer.
First Women's Council for telco industry in UAE launched by du
EITC Women's Council will enhance overall performance, participation and wellness of female employees, while also promoting tolerance and inclusion.
Batelco's Rana Alalawi one of top women at Ironman Middle East Championship
Third-place showing in Bahrain and the GCC in the Amateur category means an invite to the Ironman 70.3 World Championship.
Batelco celebrates Bahraini Women’s Day
Telco one of many organisations taking part throughout the nation.
Gulf 'innovation' reform needed - top Saudi scientist
Eminent doctor Hayat Sindi says region needs to encourage creativity and entrepreneurship.