FATIMA BINT MUBARAK LADIES SPORTS ACADEMY HAILS A HISTORIC WEEK FOR WOMEN’S SPORT IN THE UAE

8 November 2017

The second Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Open – FBMLO tees off a ground-breaking week for women’s sport in Abu Dhabi which concludes with two inspirational sell-out days at the fourth International Conference of Sports for Women (ICSW) Women’s sports in the UAE has never been in a healthier position, according to the Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Sports Academy (FBMA), the organization behind an unprecedented week of thrilling and inspiring events dedicated to furthering opportunities for women in sports across the country.

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STORIES OF EXTRAORDINARY HUMAN ACCOMPLISHMENT INSPIRE FUTURE GENERATIONS ON DAY TWO OF THE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF SPORTS FOR WOMEN (ICSW) 2017

7 November 2017

Sister Madonna Buder - the 86 year-old ‘Iron Nun’, Raha Moharrak - the youngest Arab to summit Everest, and 10-time Special Olympics medalist Loretta Claiborne are among the sporting icons to enthrall delegates following an opening keynote address by H.E. Dr Ali Bin Tamim

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International Conference of Sports for Women (ICSW) Heads into the Future with Al Masaood Automobiles and INFINITI

7 November 2017

ICSW Supporting Partner, Al Masaood Automobiles, the authorized distributor of INFINITI in the UAE, is helping to Inspire Generations at this year’s world-leading conference which concluded on Tuesday 7th November at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center

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INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF SPORTS FOR WOMEN (ICSW) 2017 CONCLUDES FOLLOWING TWO INSPIRING SELL-OUT DAYS AT THE ABU DHABI NATIONAL EXHIBITION CENTER

7 November 2017

A capacity attendance of over 2000 international delegates and VIPs gathered over the past two days in Abu Dhabi for the fourth, and largest ever, International Conference of Sports for Women (ICSW), which concluded today at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center (ADNEC).

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INTERNATIONAL SPORTS LEADERS AND ICONIC ATHLETES INSPIRE FUTURE GENERATIONS AT DAY ONE OF THE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF SPORTS FOR WOMEN (ICSW) 2017

6 November 2017

An almost full-house of delegates hear from 3 UAE Ministers of State, 3 Olympic medalists, the winner of 10 Special Olympics medals, the founder of the internationally-acclaimed Beirut Marathon, and the Head of Global Sponsorship Marketing at VISA, among many others

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H.E. SHEIKH NAHYAN BIN MUBARAK AL NAHYAN, MINISTER OF STATE FOR TOLERANCE, AND H.E. SHAMMA AL MAZRUI, MINISTER OF STATE FOR YOUTH, OPEN INSPIRATIONAL DAY 1 AT THE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF SPORTS FOR WOMEN (ICSW) 2017

6 November 2017

Star-studded line-up of sports industry leaders, including H.E. Noura Bint Mohammed Al Kaabi, H.E. Aref Al Awani, Olympic legend Michelle Kwan, Maria Teixidor Jafresa of FC Barcelona, and Beirut Marathon founder May El-Khalil, take to the stage for opening panel discussions A star-studded line-up of industry leaders sporting pioneers and global icons, led by three UAE Ministers of State, graced the main stage at the International Conference of Sports for Women (ICSW) on Monday morning for the opening speeches and first two panel discussions on day one at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC).

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IMPRESSIVE LINE-UP OF PANELLISTS AND HEADLINE SPEAKERS TO INSPIRE FUTURE GENERATIONS AT THE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF SPORTS FOR WOMEN (ICSW) 2017

5 November 2017

H.E. Sheikh Nahyan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan heads a world-class collection of industry leaders, sporting pioneers and global icons An impressive line-up of industry leaders, sporting pioneers and global icons will convene at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC) next month for the fourth edition of the ground-breaking International Conference of Sports for Women (ICSW) in Abu Dhabi.

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GLOBALLY ACCLAIMED MEDIA AND SPORTS LEADER, HER EXCELLENCY NOURA AL KAABI, JOINS LINE-UP OF GLOBAL SPEAKERS FOR THE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF SPORTS FOR WOMEN (ICSW) 2017

11 October 2017

UAE Minister of State for Federal National Council Affairs and Chairwoman of Abu Dhabi Media, H.E. Noura Al Kaabi, is the latest high-profile name to be added to the speaker roster for next month’s International Conference of Sports for Women (ICSW). Her Excellency will bring a wealth of expertise as a leader within the fields of government, business, media and sports to the globally acclaimed conference as part of a panel discussion titled “Empowering Women: Sports and Leadership”.

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14-TIME MUAY THAI AND KICKBOXING WORLD CHAMPION JULIE KITCHEN ADDS PUNCH TO SPEAKER LINE-UP FOR THE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF SPORTS FOR WOMEN (ICSW) 2017

4 October 2017

World-renowned “Queen of Muay Thai” Julie Kitchen will be speaking at the International Conference of Sports for Women (ICSW) 2017. Kitchen made a name for herself as one of the most esteemed muay thai and kickboxing fighters in the world in a brilliant career spanning thirteen years. She is the latest speaker to join a line-up of esteemed sports icons, professionals and industry leaders, who will feature in this year’s conference.

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ICSW EXTENDS ‘CALL FOR PAPERS’ SUBMISSION DEADLINE

30 August 2017

The International Conference of Sports for Women (ICSW) provides local and international researchers and students a unique platform to present their research ideas to like-minded industry-leaders and professionals from around the world. The submission deadline for this cornerstone initiative has been extended to 13 September 2017.

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SPECIAL OLYMPICS ICON LORETTA CLAIBORNE AND BEIRUT MARATHON PIONEER MAY EL-KHALIL JOIN STELLAR ICSW LINE-UP

9 August 2017

Loretta Claiborne, who defied perceptions of intellectual disability to become an icon in world sport and a global campaigner for intellectual disability, and May El Khalil, who overcame a debilitating accident and rose through turbulent societal conditions in Lebanon to create one of the region’s most inspiring events, the International Beirut Marathon, will share their inspiring stories with audiences at the UAE capital this November at the ICSW.

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HRH PRINCESS HAYA BINT AL HUSSEIN TO GIVE OPENING KEYNOTE SPEECH AT THE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF SPORTS FOR WOMEN (ICSW) 2017

31 July 2017

HRH Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein wife of HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, will give the opening keynote speech at this year’s edition of ICSW. HRH Princess Haya will share Her wealth of experience as an Olympic athlete, member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), former President of the Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) and humanitarian with an audience of sports industry leaders, iconic athletes, students and faculty heads.

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‘THE IRON NUN’ JOINS INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF SPORTS FOR WOMEN (ICSW) SPEAKER LINE-UP

24 July 2017

Sister Madonna Buder, the nun who gained worldwide fame as ‘The Iron Nun’ for her iconic participation at a succession of triathlons and Ironmans across the globe, is to join the speaker list for the acclaimed International Conference of Sports for Women (ICSW) this November.

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RAHA MOHARRAK, FIRST SAUDI WOMAN TO CLIMB MOUNT EVEREST, JOINS LINE-UP FOR 4TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF SPORTS FOR WOMEN (ICSW) IN ABU DHABI

18 June 2017

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Sunday, 18 June 2017: Athlete and adventurer, Raha Moharrak, the first Saudi woman to scale Mount Everest, has been announced as one of the panelists for the forthcoming International Conference of Sports for Women (ICSW), which will be held from 6-7 November at the Abu Dhabi Exhibition Centre (ADNEC) in the UAE capital.

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GROUND-BREAKING INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF SPORTS FOR WOMEN (ICSW) TO RETURN TO ABU DHABI FOR FOURTH EDITION ON 6-7 NOVEMBER

22 May 2017

Sporting icons, industry leaders and role models set to grace Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC) as the Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Sports Academy (FBMA) confirms strategic partnerships with Abu Dhabi Sports Council, Abu Dhabi Media, Health Authority Abu Dhabi and Dolphin Energy.

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