Events

Twitter hosts WomenHack’s debut event in the Arab region

By ‎@bampen‎
Tuesday, 26 February 2019

We’re happy to be hosting @WomenHack’s first event in the Arab region. WomenHack is a global invite-only recruiting initiative for women in tech, where it selects female software developers, UX/UI designers, and product managers from the community.

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The event kicked off with an inspirational talk by @Zeina_Soufan who explained how she has connected with interesting women via Twitter, and how the platform has allowed her to reveal the many tones of her voice:

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And just like the platform itself, I found myself constantly innovating & experimenting with text, with pictures, with video, and all throughout I enjoyed the freedom & resilience the platform gave me.

Zeina Soufan

Senior Business Presenter, Dubai TV

It was followed by a sponsor presentation by @Talabat which preceded five minute rapid interviews that took place between more than 30 female candidates and the following companies; @Talabat@awscloud@NamshiDotCom@property_finder@AlTayyar_Group ,  @BECOCapital, Al Tayer Group and TASC Outsourcing. The list of employers included both multinational companies and local businesses who were keen to provide equal opportunities to women in their workplace.

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We strive to ensure that our workplace and the decisions we make about it are equally inclusive and we look forward to hosting more events to champion diversity in our region.

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