Held under the patronage of the Ministry of Economy United Arab Emirates, the 16th Global Edition of the Women In Leadership Economic Forum is focused on making change happen by uniting 300 of the most influential business and thought leaders from across the globe to discuss key issues on women in leadership.
Open Business Meeting Lounge
Attendees pre-arrange meetings prior to the forum. A business lounge is available at the venue to explore business opportunities and build profitable relationships.
Interactive Panel Discussions
Global business leaders share insights and experience on womenomics, diversity & inclusion, innovation, intrapreneurship and supply chain diversity.
Trade associations, businesswomen groups, free trade zones and investors have the opportunity to meet and network in a luxurious five-star networking area.
WIL Achievement Awards
A highlight of the forum, the ceremony acknowledges businesswomen for their outstanding success and organisations for their support of women’s empowerment.
Listen to some of the region and world’s most successful and renowned business leaders discussing about issues.
International Press Coverage
The forum gains extensive media coverage from both local and international press including CNBC, BBC, Bloomberg, Thomson Reuters, Khaleej Times.
Yang LiuChairperson and Chief Investment Officer Atlantis Capital Holdings View Profile
Margery KrausFounder and Chief Executive Officer APCO Worldwide View Profile
His Excellency Sultan Bin Saeed Al MansooriMinister of Economy for the United Arab Emirates View Profile
Laura Frati GucciWorld President World Association of Women Entrepreneurs (FCEM) View Profile
Leila HoteitPartner & Managing Director The Boston Consulting Group View Profile
WIL is a unique experience that reflects the primary position of women in a man’s world. I felt very proud to be a woman among others of such success and ambition.