Following the success of the 9th WIEF held in London last October, we are bringing this world-class, high-impact forum to Dubai, a cosmopolitan metropolis that has grown steadily to become a global city, and a business and cultural hub of the Middle East and the Gulf region.
Book Review: 21st Century Economic in The Muslim Worldclose
The book is a compilation of views on specific current economic issues on the developments in the Muslim world. Presented through the prism of the WIEF Chairman, The Hon. Tun Musa Hitam, the publication is intended to identify and articulate the challenges facing the Muslim community, both internally and with the non-Muslim world at large, to distinguish perception from reality and to advance views helpful to the process of creating an environment for the better empowerment of Muslims in business and economic collaborations.
The 21st Century Economics In The Muslim World book is published and distributed in collaboration with the MPH Group Publishing.
WIEF Women Entrepreneurial Retreatclose
All businesses must develop and adapt if they are to survive. Entrepreneurs must constantly review their business environment and have a strategy for growth that allows them to manage change for maximum benefit to themselves and their business.
The WIEF Women Entrepreneurial Retreat will provide an opportunity for women entrepreneurs in the SMEs to take stock of their business progress and develop appropriate strategy for growth.
WIEF AWESOME Programmeclose
The WIEF AWESOME (Accelerating Women Entrepreneurs in Small Operations and Medium Enterprises) Programme is an online training programme for women business owners who wish to accelerate their business expansion and growth. Aimed at developing a group of female entrepreneurs from Muslim communities and marginalized societies, participants would go through a rigorous training programme combined with mentorship guidance.
2nd Occasional Paper, 2014close
The WIEF-UiTM International Centre is pleased to announce our plans to publish the 2nd edition of the WIEF-UiTM Occasional Papers 2014. This publication will focus on the issues pertaining to Waqf and the current practices adopted by various organisations throughout the world. The 2nd edition of the WIEF-UiTM Occasional Papers 2014 will be published in conjunction with and distributed at the 10th WIEF next year.
WIEF Scholarship Programmeclose
The WYN Scholarship Programme is an initiative of the WIEF Young Leaders Network (WYN) to develop young leaders in the Muslim World through scholarship opportunities to pursue higher education in renowned universities across the globe. Established alongside the WYN Internship Programme in 2007, the Scholarship Programme is aimed at funding students to pursue university degrees with the hope that they will become future leaders of the Muslim World. The Scholarship Programme offers students a huge opportunity to excel in their academics and pave a new future in their working career.
thinkTALK - A Community Dialogue Sessionclose
thinkTALK is a monthly community dialogue session presented by the WIEF Foundation, Crescent Collective, and Urban Village. The event gives space for the community to discuss important ideas and issues that affect our lives, culture, and society in a constructive and amicable manner. thinkTALK emphasizes the power of ideas, the importance of community, and the imperative of networks in creating change.
FOUNDATION PUBLICATIONS, NEWSLETTERS & MOREclose
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WIEF EDUCATION TRUST (WET)close
The WIEF Education Trust (WET) was mooted at the 2nd WIEF in 2006 and is aimed at garnering support and resources from the global community to provide education opportunities to the people at large. It is also concerned with imparting knowledge and connecting the academic world with the business community. Towards this end, the Trust has established the Global Discourse Series with the aim of imparting specific knowledge from the business community to the academic world.
The WET established the WIEF-UiTM International Center, which was officiated by the IDB President, Dr. Ahmed Mohammed Ali in 2008, in an effort to focus efforts to develop educational impetus through collaborations with various academic institutions in the Muslim World.
WIEF CORPORATE VIDEOclose
"WIEF gets the right priority because there is absolutely no denial that the only way to ensure a better world is to concentrate on the women and youth of the world."
- Tun Musa Hitam, Chairman, WIEF Foundation