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04 Jun 2017

Alghanim Industries holds 2nd meeting of Women’s Network

[via Kuwait Times]

28 March 2017: Alghanim Industries, one of the largest privately owned companies in the region, announced its second meeting of the Alghanim Industries Women’s Network (AIWN), this network was launched to provide female employees in the company a solid platform to connect with peers, gain exposure, and promote opportunities for upward career mobility.

The second meeting for the Alghanim Industries Women’s Network (AIWN) took place on Tuesday, 14 March 2017 at Al Hamra Grand Cinemas. The meeting was facilitated by Dr. Alanoud Al-Sharekh, one of the most accomplished advocates for women’s rights in Kuwait and the region. She was recently awarded a knighthood by the French Government (National Order of Merit) for her work promoting women’s rights in the region. Dr. Al-Sharekh participated in the gender diversity conference with Alghanim Industries last May as a panelist and is currently a Consulting Partner for Ibtkar, a boutique Strategic and Public Relations Consultancy firm.

The lecture entitled “Aspirational Leadership for Women” covered some of the most motivational female leaders of our time and what really works when it comes to making gender diverse cultures a reality. The related discussion panel afterwards included three female employees at Alghanim Industries: Finance Manager, Asha Baby, Senior Government Relations Manager, Dina Al-Sharekh, and Senior Compliance Specialist, Danielle Dorsainvil. Dr. Al-Sharekh explored each panelist’s individual experiences, reflections and advice on leadership and success at Alghanim Industries.

Chief Human Resources Officer at Alghanim Industries, Mr. George Lambros confirmed Alghanim Industries’ commitment towards gender diversity saying: “Alghanim Industries Women’s Network (AIWN) is one of the many ways that the company demonstrates its commitment to gender diversity in the workplace. This network provides our female employees with a platform to explore areas of common interest, network with colleagues and voice their feedback on various subject matters which exemplifies the company’s vision to attract, develop and retain talented women.”

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