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Innovative Entrepreneurship Club

In line with the ADBWC's care for promoting a culture of creativity and innovation in women's entrepreneurship, the Council has adopted the establishment of an Innovative Entrepreneurship Club.

Innovative Entrepreneurship Club

About The Club

In line with the Abu Dhabi Businesswomen Council's awareness of increasing women's role in the private sector and as part of the Council's ve year strategic plan 2015; as well as translating the vision of Her Highness Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak, Supreme Chairperson of the Family Development Foundation (FDF), Chairwoman of the General Women Union, President of the Supreme Council for Motherhood and Childhood, and Honorary Chairperson of ADBWC, in embracing small investors and entrepreneurs and at providing an environment which motivates innovation and creativity in businesses; the idea of setting up an innovative Entrepreneurship Club for businesses has taken shape.

Through this idea, sponsorship and support are provided for innovative and creative technical, scientific and services initiatives and projects.

Incubator's Objectives:

  • Contributing actively towards realizing the strategy of the ADBWC on developing creativity and innovation.
  • Encouraging female students of universities and technical institutions and women entrepreneurs towards creativity, innovation and businesses.
  • Working actively within the network of the incubator partners and providing them with consultations and support.
  • Organizing brainstorming sessions on investment opportunities, initiatives and innovations.
  • Increasing communication channels between women entrepreneurs and female students of colleges and universities.
  • Constant communication with local, regional and international entities in order to develop a friendly business environment and founding positive solutions for challenges facing women entrepreneurs.
  • Organizing periodical meetings for the members of the club to discuss issues of economic importance and exchange ideas on businesses.
  • Motivating the innovation of self and sustainable solutions and honoring distinguished innovators.
  • Providing a podium to share innovative ideas and exchange experiences.
  • Realizing the visions and strategic plans of the emirate which aim at creating a diverse and sustainable economy based on non-oil revenues.
  • Encouraging electronic transformation and developing a technological environment as well as enabling creativity and innovation and adopting the approaches of knowledge economy and the capabilities of sustainability and excellence.
  • Exchanging knowledge and expertise and bene ting from outstanding innovations in managing and implementing projects.

Membership

The membership fee of the club is AED 200 per year.

Women entrepreneurs
Businesswomen
Women innovators
University and higher institutions students
Women interested in the initiatives of small and medium enterprises
All women with new ideas or innovations
Establishments and entities with the desire to provide support for women entrepreneurs

A requisition form to join the club and its programs should be submitted according to the terms of the technical committee as follows:

  • A membership form should be submitted for this speci c purpose.
  • The competent committee shall look into the membership forms which ful lls membership terms and shall make a decision by accepting or rejecting the request.
  • The club membership is categorized as follows:
    • Businesswomen and Mubdia'a.
    • Members of Honor.
    • University students.
    • Women with creative ideas.
    • Entities and authorities
  • Any company or establishment with the desire to join the club should name its representatives who will take part in the activities and meetings of the club.
  • The membership forms should be submitted to the management of the ADBWC – Abu Dhabi Chamber.
  • Building a database about members and participants in the club's activities.
  • An active electronic communication network for women entrepreneurs.
  • Exchanging economic and investment information.
  • Workshops, training and meetings.
  • Activities to encourage innovation, creativity and brainstorming.
  • Workshops in collaboration with universities and higher institutions.
  • Supporting business incubator.
  • Launching women entrepreneurs network.
  • Meetings with banks on facilitating nancing programs.
  • An annual festival for women entrepreneurs.
  • Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
  • Abu Dhabi Business Women Council.
  • Universities and higher institutions.
  • Khalifa Fund for Enterprise Development.
  • Supporting companies and establishments.