PROMOTING WOMEN LEADERSHIP
Sana Bagersh, as the Chair of the Women in Business Committee, led the Women Achieve initiative for AmCham Abu Dhabi and oversaw its launch in 2013 and roll out over three years. Bagersh designed its brand identity, built its website and promoted it to corporations.
The Women Achieve committee at the time included Theresa F. Weber, Executive Director, Julie Lewis, Anna Heystek, Vanessa Middleton, Jody Ballard and Heather Smith.
The Women Achieve charter was signed and adopted by many companies including AMIDEAST, Bechtel, Boeing, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, ExxonMobil, F&E Aerospace, Institute of Management Accountants Middle East, Lockheed Martin Global Inc., Mubadala GE Capital, New York Institute of Technology, Northrop Grumman, Olgoonik Global Security, Parsons, Patton Boggs LLP, Accenture, INSEAD and others.
Women Achieve supports women leadership, encouraging corporations to sign the charter as their commitment to providing women with a work environment that supports their development. The charter promotes seven ideals that include encouraging women to grow through training and mentorship, as well as offering female candidates leadership and board positions, and remunerating them equally.
Here are some of the companies that signed Women Achieve during Bagersh’s tenure as chair of the Women in Business Committee.