BPW to host panel on women in legal sector


The Bahrain International Federation for Business & Professional Women (BIFBPW), in partnership with FinMark Communications, will host a high-level panel of executives from legal sector to highlight the role of women in the industry.

The event will take place on November 28 from 4pm to 6pm. The discussion, taking place at the Federation’s headquarter at Jasra Craft Centre and open for media, is being held in support of a year-long campaign launched by the Supreme Council for Women (SCW) to celebrate Bahraini Women’s Day under the patronage of HRH Princess Sabeeka bint Ebrahim Al Khalifa, President of the Supreme Council for Women, and to highlight and promote the achievements of "Women in the legal Sector".

Also present at the event will be members of the BIFBPW and an audience comprised of media, young women working in the legal sector and others with related interests to the industry. Panelists will discuss the opportunities and obstacles facing women and their career progression in the field and female members of the panel their own stories of challenge and success.

Shaikha Hind bint Salman Al Khalifa, president of BIFBPW, said: “As a Federation dedicated to promoting the role and activity of women in different professions, BPW is pleased to host this distinguished panel of legal industry experts committed to supporting the further development and advancement of women to leadership roles in their industry. Women have already made significant contributions to the development of Bahrain’s legal services sector and their further ascension will no doubt allow the sector to continue to growth, innovate and further diversity.”

The Bahrain International Business & Professional Women Federation was established in December 2012, and it consists of three clubs around the Kingdom. These types of clubs are established worldwide in more than 95 countries, and it’s the first of its kind in the Gulf. – TradeArabia News Service

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