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‘Women are nearly a third of investors on Bahrain Bourse’

By Avinash Saxena on Gulf Daily News 09 March 2020 MANAMA: Women make up 29 per cent of total investors at Bahrain Bourse (BHB), and the value of shares held by them is currently BD580 million, Bahrain Bourse (BHB) chief operating officer Narjes Jamal has said. In a statement issued yesterday after BHB hosted a […]

دلال بوحجي: التكنولوجيا المالية يتيح فرصاً جديدة أمام المرأة البحرينية

By AlWatan أكدت مدير أول الخدمات المالية بمجلس التنمية الاقتصادية دلال بوحجي، أن قطاع التكنولوجيا المالية سيتيح فرصاً جديدة أمام المرأة البحرينية بسبب الطبيعة الابتكارية للقطاع. وأضاف بوحجي، أن هناك مساعٍ لتفعلي مبادرة Women In FinTech في دعم وتمكين المرأة البحرينية بقطاع التكنولوجيا المالية وأن تكون حلقة الوصل بينها وبين هذا القطاع المستقبلي وما يتيحه […]

Jersey and Bahrain sign digital innovation agreement

Jersey and Bahrain have today signed a Memorandum of Understanding to work together to drive digital innovation across both jurisdictions, to encourage more women into the sector, and to assist entrepreneurs to create digital businesses, products and services – with a particular focus on those that will help the finance industry. The MoU has been […]

Delegation from Bilateral US – Arab Chamber of Commerce Visits Bahrain

November 11, 2014 ​Manama: Officials from the Economic Development Board (EDB) met a delegation from the Bilateral US – Arab Chamber of Commerce, who visited the Kingdom as part of a GCC tour. The US Delegation was led by Chairman of the Board, David L. Phillips, and consisted of 19 businessmen and women representing [...]

Leading German Companies Showcase Products and Services in the Kingdom

May 29, 2014 ​Manama: The Economic Development board welcomed the participation of leading German companies from a variety of sectors in the first combined German Breakfast & Catalogue Show, held in the Intercontinental Regency Hotel in the Kingdom of Bahrain.   Also participating in the show were high level business men and women, as [...]

Citi Global Tech Hub in Bahrain is on track to employ 1000 Bahraini coders

Citi Bahrain has celebrated the first anniversary of its Global Technology Hub, which is on track to employ 1000 Bahraini coders over ten years. Currently, the hub comprises of 110 Bahraini employees, out of which 91 Bahrainis have started at the Citi Seef premises, with 19 additional hires set to join soon. Female participants at […]

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Bahrain EDB highlights the Kingdom’s competitive advantages through international meetings

January 01, 2015 ​The Bahrain Economic Development Board (EDB) continued its efforts in promoting the Kingdom and driving foreign direct investment through a series of international meetings in Q4, 2014. These meetings targeted a number of sectors in multiple markets, and highlighted the Kingdom’s competitive advantages and opportunities provided by its open economic environment. [...]

Attracting more than 5,000 participant and 45 local and regional speakers, Tamkeen concludes its fourth edition of the Global Entrepreneurship Week.

Startup MGZN November 28, 2019 Tamkeen concludes its fourth edition of the Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW 2019), a week that was filled with more than 45 activities and events that attracted over 5000 participants. The Global Entrepreneurship Week was held from November 17th until the 24th and it was celebrated all around Bahrain. The GEW events were organized by […]

Bahrain ranks 1st globally in female digital skills training and STEM education  

Bahrain ranked 1st globally in multiple subindices within Metas’ (Facebook) Inclusive Internet Index conducted by Economist Impact, including national female e-inclusion policies, female digital skills training & STEM education, open data policies, and privacy regulations. The Inclusive Internet Index 2022 measures whether the internet is accessible and affordable in each country and how much it […]

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