ExxonMobil Qatar’s Women’s Network hosts workshop
09 May 2017 - 10:17
More than 200 female employees from ExxonMobil Qatar, Qatar Petroleum, RasGas, and Qatargastook part in a workshop that was hosted by ExxonMobil Qatar’s Professional Women’s Network, EMRA’A, in Doha last week.
The workshop, entitled Women in Leadership — Moving Forward with Grace,was led by Kate Sweetman, an experienced leadership consultant, educator, author, and speaker. Sweetman is a former editor at Harvard Business Review, and co-author of The Leadership Code: 5 Rules to Lead By. The workshop focused on providing the participants with a range of strategies and tactics to manage change effectively. It also inspired them to develop a positive attitude to the benefits of change and to understand the demonstrable advantages that it brings to an organisation.
Fatima Al Housani, Tamayoz Curriculum Manager, for ExxonMobil Qatar, opened the workshop with a welcome note and a brief background on EMRA’A, its mission and the workshop’s purpose, saying, “EMRA’A is continuously encouraging and supporting women to achieve their full potential within their workplaces. We reach out to these women through workshops like this oneand networking activities to contribute to their personal and professional development.”
“Women can be wonderful allies for each other in their organizations and their fields. By organizing events like this one, we encourage an exchange of dialogue and skills so that everyone can benefit and prosper from lessons learned,” added Waad Al Qayed, Financial Analyst.
EMRA’A was founded in November 2009 and represents the women of ExxonMobil that are ‘Reaching, Aspiring, and Advancing.’ The network strives to connect with the Qatari community and hosts events with development opportunities, team-building activities, mentoring and networking.