Her Excellency added: Women have actively participated in climate action and are increasingly taking leadership roles. For the past 12 years, the UN agency responsible for supporting the global response for climate change secretariat of the UN framework convention on climate change has been led by women.”
Her Excellency Habiba Al Marashi, Co-founder, and Chairperson, Emirates Environmental Group (EEG), delivered a keynote emphasizing the importance of inclusion and women’s role in the climate change scene. The event also aimed at helping entrepreneurs maximize their growth and positive impact.
Moderated by Laudy Lahdo, Senior Advisor at C3, the speakers also included Hana Al Hashimi, Head of UAE Special Envoy for Climate; Alexis Lecanuet, Regional Senior Managing Director at Accenture Middle East; Florence Fontani, Vice President Communications and Sustainability, ENGIE Africa, Middle East, and Asia (AMEA); and Nada Taryam, Managing Director Civil Projects, Beeah, amongst other guests.