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Women as Global Leaders: Call for Participation


- Released on Aug 26, 2011

Zayed University is pleased to issue this call for papers and expressions of interest in the Women as Global Leaders 2012 conference to be held 13–15 March 2012 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (U.A.E.).

Theme

The 2012 Women as Global Leaders Conference celebrates the courage, creativity, strength of conviction and humanity of socially responsible leaders and their capacity to leave a lasting legacy impacting the future development of communities and organizations across the world.

Mission

The Women as Global Leaders Conference is a student-focused conference designed to inspire and connect the emerging generation of leaders from around the world.

Goal

Students from Zayed University and universities around the world will interact with established leaders, create worldwide partnerships, share experiences and learn from each other.
Presentations will focus on women, socially responsible leadership and sustainability in four principle groupings:
  • Environmental Sustainability – sessions may include topics related to technology, energy, health and urbanization.
  • Cultural Sustainability – sessions may include topics related to heritage, the arts, and identity issues.
  • Economic Sustainability – sessions may include topics related to aid, development, and consumption issues.
  • Social Sustainability – sessions may include topics related to education, governance, human resources, and capacity building issues.
Deadline for Proposals: All proposals must be submitted on or before October 14, 2011.
 
Note: All proposals must be submitted online.
 
Submissions will be accepted from August 1, 2011 via our Women as Global Leaders website: www.zu.ac.ae/wagl2012 please go to Call for Proposal’s tab.

A letter concerning the status of your proposal will be sent via email by November 30, 2011.