Posted on May 23, 2011

United Development Company (UDC), one of Qatar’s leading private sector shareholding companies was the proud Gold Sponsor of the 2ndInternational Business Women’s Forum, which took place on 17th-18th May 2011.

Held under the auspices of Her Highness Sheikha Moza Bint Nasser, Chairperson of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development, the forum focused on the economic empowerment of women in the Arab world, the growing role of women in business and the challenges and obstacles faced. The Forum which attracted leading professionals from around the region and internationally also analyzed a number of broader business issues that are of particular interest to Gulf and Arab countries.

United Development Company currently employees over 300 women across its vast sectors and subsidiaries. The company continues to showcase its support for women’s development and empowerment by focusing on promoting activities that are of a tangible benefit to the community and region, at large

“It was a great honour to be part of this event, which celebrates the Arab woman and proactively addresses the numerous challenges faced by Arab women in the region. United Development Company and its subsidiaries are committed to investing in the future of Qatar by actively promoting economic development and empowerment from within the community” a spokesperson from UDC, commented.

UDC was established with the vision to identify and invest in long-term projects that have a significant impact on community growth and development in Qatar and beyond.