About Us

The International Majilis of Women is a pioneering initiative born out of the American University in the Emirates’ unwavering commitment to the vision of the UAE’s leadership for women as we move towards 2021. The IMW’s inspiration comes from H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum’s affirmation that.
“Our job is to provide an environment that unlocks women potential-one that protects their dignity and femininity, helps them create the necessary balance in their lives, and values their talents and potential. Given this environment, I am confident that women will perform nothing short of miracles.”


To become a leading platform for empowering women from all backgrounds to become agents of positive change locally, regionally and internationally.


Connect engage, and mentor to inspire women to be active participants in their communities and beyond. IMW provides a platform for women from all backgrounds to connect with one another, engage in meaningful conversations, and leverage their potential.


For women to find empowerment in motivation, strength in diversity and learning mentorship the IMW’s objectives are to
  1. To support the UAE 2021 gender equality index, through women participation as agents of change.
  2. To ensure education for all women.
  3. To foster and sustain opportunities for women and recognize their achievements.
  4. To build and promote networks of support and mentorship for women at the local, regional and international levels.
  5. To advance social sustainability via philanthropic activities that promote the wellbeing of underprivileged women.

IMW's Core Values

Respect and dignity for women

Improved quality of life

Equal opportunities and recognition

Teamwork and leadership

Diversity and inclusion

The IMW Chronicle

The IMW Mentorship Program

The NilA Club

The READ2LEAD Initiative

IMW Leadership Academy

Inspirational Women Series

Incredible Women Exhibit

Months of Women in March

The WilSE Forum

The IMW March to the Future

The IMW Catwalk for good

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