HCT collaborates with the Abu Dhabi Businesswomen Council to enhance women's ability to participate in economic development
The Higher Colleges of Technology (HCT) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Abu Dhabi Businesswomen Council (ADWC) to develop opportunities for cooperation between them on the level of joint training, qualification and research programs that contribute to enhancing women's participation in community development and economic activities.
The MoU was signed by HE Dr. Abdullatif Al Shamsi, Director of the Higher Colleges of Technology College, and Maryam Mohammed Al Rumaithi, Chairperson of the Executive Council of the Abu Dhabi Businesswomen Council, in the presence of Mrs. Shafeeq Al Ameri, Executive Director of the Businesswomen Council, Dr. Adel Al Ameri, Deputy Director of Technology Colleges for Strategy and Future, Aisha Abushleibi Director of Technology Colleges for Female Students in Abu Dhabi.
Dr. Abdul Latif Al Shamsi, Director of the Higher Colleges of Technology College, said that the cooperation of the faculties with the Abu Dhabi Businesswomen Council came from the great role played by the colleges in preparing the national competencies of the UAE girls. The colleges represent the largest institution of higher education in the country. 62% of whom are females, in addition to the colleges' keenness to rehabilitate their students in the field of entrepreneurship,where the course of innovation and entrepreneurship is taught to all students of different faculties, since entrepreneurship is not limited to students studying in this discipline, but any student, whatever his specialization can become a business entrepreneur, today's colleges adopt a strategic goal within the vision of the new generation The second is to empower 5 per cent of graduates and graduates annually as entrepreneurs, noting that Emirati women have demonstrated their leadership in the business world and have succeeded in setting up many small and medium enterprises that are of great importance to the national economy, so that we have business leaders who compete with men in this field. The Abu Dhabi Businesswomen Council has played an active role in supporting many entrepreneurs through its activities and initiatives.