Diana Wilde, co-founder of Aurora50, talks to Business Breakfast’s Richard Dean about the number of board member seats held by women in the UAE more than doubling to almost nine percent in two years. and the method behind the research report
Thank you for reading this post, don't forget to subscribe!Ms Wilde told Business Breakfast that incremental changes to the number of women of boards is now “accelerating” and that some 59 percent of the 115 companies listed in the UAE have at least one woman on their board, mentioning “trailblazers” like HE Dr Aisha bint Butti Bin Bishr, vice chairperson of Emaar Development. She said the quota implemented last year “is working well” and that where new companies were being listed via initial public offerings (IPOs), appointments of women to their boards were happening “straightaway”. [See the interview on Dubai One.]
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In full in this episode of Dubai Eye 103.8’s Bitesize Business Breakfast: Almost half of UAE companies are budgeting for higher salaries during their annual pay reviews this year, as inflation increases the cost of living globally, according to a new report. Robert Richter, Middle East head of data business for human capital solutions at Aon explains the finding of the report. Plus, the number of board member seats held by women in the UAE has more than doubled in two years. Diana Wilde, Co-Founder, Aurora50 joined us to explain the method behind their research. And Emirates says it is seeing record booking levels for summer travel out of the UAE.