FAQ

What is SBWC?

At Sharjah Business Women Council (SBWC) we believe in empowering women, our aim is to contribute to the UAE's overall economic and social development by supporting women's full integration in the economy. At SBWC we encourage women to become active in the business world, advise women who are eager to achieve their objectives, support all women to develop better business skills to become more competitive, enable existing women in business to improve their performance.

How did SBWC begin?

The Council was established on 27/3/2002 within the framework of an initiative by the Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry. In December 2010, the Amiri Decree No. 57 granted SBWC the legal personality and legal capacity and it operates under the umbrella of HH Sheikha Jawaher Al Qasimi Executive Office.

How does SBWC help women?

SBWC is set to contribute to the UAE's overall economic and social development by supporting women's full integration in the economy.

We aim at empowering potential and accomplished professional and business women to set and realize their ambitions in both traditional and non-traditional sectors in the UAE by

  • Encouraging women to become active in the business world.
  • Advising women who are eager to achieve their objectives.
  • Supporting all women to develop better business skills to become more competitive.
  • Enabling existing women in business to improve their performance.
  • SBWC serves all women in UAE who are engaged or planning to be engaged into the business world.

Why join the team?

  • SBWC supports WOMEN to develop and maintain your business skills.
  • SBWC vocalizes WOMEN'S problems, needs & concerns.
  • SBWC keeps WOMEN informed and alert about the business life & trends.
  • SBWC supercharges WOMEN'S network and supports to expand their businesses.
  • SBWC provides WOMEN unmatchable privileges & discounts.