His Highness (H.H.) Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, the Mohammed Bin Rashid Award for Young Business Leaders successfully held its gala awarding ceremony recently at Zaa'beel Hall 6 of the Dubai World Trade Centre. During the event, Dr. Shayma Nawaf Al Fawwaz, Founder and CEO of ‘GOSSIP The Brand,’ an Emirati brand and home grown concept with a global vision aimed to innovate and provide sustainable solutions across the social entrepreneurship landscape, was awarded the ‘Best Female Entrepreneur Award’ in recognition of her exemplary leadership and continuing efforts to champion the cause of female entrepreneurship in the UAE.
Now on its 10th edition, the Mohammad Bin Rashid Award for Young Business Leaders recognises and reward distinguished entrepreneurs In the UAE and the Arab world. The award is also a part of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives and now supports the Dubai 2021 Plan in its aim to encourage younger generations to innovate and promote an entrepreneurial culture as well as an ideal environment for creative ideas. The award has continued to receive the support of various local and federal entities as well as private sector financial institutions and companies in enabling SMEs to remain key pillars of economic activity and encouraging entrepreneurs to launch projects at the local and international levels.
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai
‘Emirati women continuously affirm their presence and active participation in the march of development.’ We graciously thank him for his leadership and for serving as an inspiration not only for Emirati women but for local entrepreneurs as well. This award is a huge achievement and will further inspire and drive me to promote and support local entrepreneurship and the women empowerment shining out as an example for others to follow.”