08
November
2017

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

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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06
November
2017

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

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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05
November
2017

IMPRESSIVE LINE-UP OF PANELLISTS AND HEADLINE SPEAKERS TO INSPIRE FUTURE GENERATIONS AT THE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF SPORTS FOR WOMEN (ICSW) 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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11
October
2017

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

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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04
October
2017

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

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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30
August
2017

ICSW EXTENDS ‘CALL FOR PAPERS’ SUBMISSION DEADLINE

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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09
August
2017

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

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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31
July
2017

HRH PRINCESS HAYA BINT AL HUSSEIN TO GIVE OPENING KEYNOTE SPEECH AT THE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF SPORTS FOR WOMEN (ICSW) 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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18
June
2017

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

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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