11 Oct 2017 I Bahrain International Exhibition and Convention Centre
Under the Patronage of His Excellency Shaikh Mohamed bin Khalifa Al Khalifa Minister of Oil, Kingdom of Bahrain

About the Awards

Our award categories are designed to recognize women at various stages in their careers – understanding that each stage is a step towards advancing opportunities for women both professionally and personally throughout the GCC. In addition, we added recognition certificates for the organizations who did their part to help women advance professionally, as well as those who continued to champion women and tackle gender diversity within their organizations.

The Awards Ceremony took place on 9 October 2017 at The Diplomat Radisson Blu Hotel, Manama, Bahrain


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2017 Awards Categories

Award Category Description
Academic Achievement

A young woman currently studying in University who demonstrates academic excellence and leadership, as well as involvement in Science and Engineering.

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Academic of Distinction

A female academic professional with 10 or more years of experience in the Science and/or Engineering field who is known to actively promote the field.

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Rising Star

A young professional woman with 3-5 years of experience in the Science & Engineering Industry with a degree in that field as well.

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Leading with Excellence

A professional woman with 5-15 years of experience in Science & Engineering who has gone above and beyond to demonstrate leadership skills.

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Woman of Achievement


A professional woman, with 15 years or more of experience in Science & Engineering, who has attained a high rank and utilized her position.

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Corporate Champion Recognition


A professional male with 10+ years of experience who has gone above and beyond to develop and support women as professionals and potential leaders.

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Corporate Excellence Recognition


An organization that has excelled at initiatives to encourage, advance, hire, and retain women through inclusive hiring and development practices.

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