AmCham Abu Dhabi announces that Al Noor Hospitals Group has become the latest signatory of WOMEN ACHIEVE, an innovative program established by its Women in Business Committee that promotes the professional advancement of women. The program was developed to encourage companies and organizations to give women more opportunities to advance their careers by offering them positions of greater responsibility and leadership.
Al Noor Hospitals Group is now the 22nd organization that has joined an expanding list of leading companies that support the WOMEN ACHIEVE initiative including AMIDEAST, BrandMoxie, Boeing, ExxonMobil, F&E Aerospace, Institute of Management Accountants Middle East, Lockheed Martin Global Inc., Mubadala GE Capital, New York Institute of Technology, Olgoonik Global Security, Parsons, Patton Boggs LLP, and others.
As a supporter of the WOMEN ACHIEVE program, Al Noor Hospitals Group reassures its commitment to provide a work environment that is favorable to women’s development by empowering women to refine their leadership skills and flourish in their respective jobs and areas of expertise. Moreover, Al Noor Hospitals Group pledges to provide greater opportunities for women’s participation in training and career advancement.
Dr. Kassem Alom, Chief Executive Officer at Al Noor Hospitals Group said, “Al Noor has always been and remains committed to supporting the advancement of women into positions of higher responsibility and leadership. Women leaders at Al Noor are key to our organization leading numerous areas of hospital management, healthcare projects, strategic planning, patient experience, and sales and marketing amongst many others. We are very proud that over 50% of the Al Noor family is women.” Dr. Alom added, “As part of our efforts to advance the role of women in the healthcare industry in general and in Abu Dhabi in particular, we are keen to support the WOMEN ACHIEVE initiative, led by our partners, AmCham Abu Dhabi. We are very pleased to sign the Memorandum of Understanding, further promoting the advancement of women in the U.A.E.”
Matthew E. Byrd, Chairman of AmCham Abu Dhabi, remarked, “We are delighted to have Al Noor Hospitals Group, sign WOMEN ACHIEVE. AmCham Abu Dhabi is proud to support innovative initiatives, such as WOMEN ACHIEVE, that foster positive change in the business community.”
Established in January 2013, WOMEN ACHIEVE emphasizes seven key ideals, which direct companies towards acquiring a supportive work environment for the professional advancement of women. These ideals include encouraging women to grow through training, shadowing, coaching, mentorship and internship programs, as well as considering female candidates for new opportunities and the support of ‘rising stars’ into leadership positions. WOMEN ACHIEVE also encourages the induction of women to serve on boards of various organizations and advocates the importance of fair remuneration for female employees.
Participation in Women Achieve is open to entities of all sizes. Companies that are interested can elect to become signatories by contacting AmCham Abu Dhabi. In addition, WOMEN ACHIEVE signatories receive a certificate of acknowledgement from AmCham Abu Dhabi for their support and are eligible to use the WOMEN ACHIEVE seal on their communication collateral.
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Chairperson of the AmCham Abu Dhabi Women in Business Committee
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Corporate Sales and Marketing Director
Al Noor Hospitals Group
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