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Empowering Female Voices: WDO Holds Media Workshop During Global Media Congress in Abu Dhabi

Empowering Female Voices: WDO Holds Media Workshop During Global Media Congress in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi, November 14th, 2023 – The Women Development Organization (WDO) holds Wednesday a workshop titled “Empowering Female Voices: Strategies for Women's Representation in Media” during the Global Media Congress in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE).

The workshop takes place at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre at 15:00 UAE Time on Wednesday, November 15th, 2023.

The workshop is hosted by the accomplished Dr. Amna Bulhoon, Assistant Professor in Communication at the College of Communication and Media Sciences, Zayed University, UAE. Dr. Bulhoon obtained her PhD from the University of Pretoria, South Africa, and her MA degree from Indiana State University, USA. Moreover, Dr. Bulhoon served as a diplomat abroad in three different countries and worked in the Sports and Women's industry locally and internationally.

The training workshop will have participation from national and international news agencies from Member States of WDO and the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC).

The workshop will be very beneficial for media professionals who’ll be attending the GMC, as it will contain a variety of important topics, interesting discussions, and exciting activities. It will highlight the history of the media industry and the current practices, tackling topics like the gender disparity in the media and the challenges faced by women in media. The workshop will also discuss statistical data and case studies and explore strategies for empowerment.

The second edition of the Global Media Congress takes place between November 14 and 16, 2023, and it will see the participation of some of the world’s top industry leaders, specialists, and influencers, in addition to academics, youth, and university students.

WDO was keen to deliver this training workshop as a result of its firm belief that the media industry can play a major role in empowering women and combatting all forms of discrimination against them.

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