Ten Years of Building Meaningful Relationships

With the care and commitment of many people over the last decade, W4SG has operated as a community for building long-term, meaningful relationships between the Nordic region and the Gulf states.

NAMA Women Advancement Establishment Visit to Sweden

In April 2018, W4SG facilitated a learning journey for NAMA focusing on the Swedish case regarding women's economic participation.

Delegation to Saudi Art Exhibition 21,39

With the support of the Saudi Art Council, W4SG hosted a delegation to Jeddah and Riyadh in early February to explore the growing Saudi art scene.

Lecture on Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Art

As part of W4SGs annual meeting, we would like to invite you to join us for a talk and exploration into GCC art with artist and curator Amal Khalaf.

Call for Communications Intern

W4SG is looking for a new team member to support us in communicating with our members and network.

Annual Meeting: Innovation in Stockholm

W4SGs 2016 annual meeting, hosted at the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce, focused on innovation.

Learning Journey’s

Education exchange programs between the Nordic and GCC regions.

YLBC Alumni Spotlight: Mariam

We talked to Mariam Ahmid one year after she attended Young Leaders Boot Camp 2014 about leadership and her dream to work in the Middle East.

YLBC Alumni Spotlight: Jenny Nyström

Jenny shares her thoughts on the Young Leaders Boot Camp sisterhood.

YLBC Alumni Spotlight: Karolina Lindén

We interviewed Karolina, who worked at the Swedish Embassy in Riyadh this summer, to ask her about her experience at Young Leaders Boot Camp last year.

YLBC Alumni Spotlight: Ea Arnoldi

We interviewed Ea in Copenhagen one year after she attended Young Leaders Boot Camp 2014 about how the program has impacted her.

Graphic Facilitation Training

In our work to promote the professional advancement of women, W4SG is hosting a training on graphic facilitation to allow the female participants to draw and facilitate meetings to maximum effect.

2015 Annual Meeting

Members of the W4SG Association held our annual meeting in Copenhagen May 7th - 8th.

YLBC Alumni Reunion in Gothenburg

How do you lead yourself?

Story Sharing Between Nordic and Gulf Regions

W4SG would like to invite women leaders based in Sweden and Denmark to join 15 female professionals from the UAE for a one-day workshop in Malmö on professional storytelling.

W4SG Stories

We would like to share some stories from the W4SG community!

Spotlight no. 1

An interview with W4SG Project Manager Abdulrahman Abdi.

Support from Golden Rules of Leadership

With the support of Tillväxtverket and their Golden Rules of Leadership project, W4SG has successfully launched a number of programs that focus on increasing the development of women in leadership.

2014 Annual Summit

W4SG hosted its 2014 annual summit at the Radisson Blu Waterfront Hotel in Stockholm on May 19th.

Spring 2014 Gatherings

In early 2014, W4SG organized three gatherings leading up to our annual summit in May.

Women Leadership Exchange Program (WLEP)

Together with the Dubai Women Establishment and MiL Institute, W4SG runs a leadership training program for mid-level female managers.

October 2013 Board Visits in UAE

In coordination with Business Sweden's Middle East and North Africa Summit in Dubai in October 2013, the W4SG Board and special guests visited some of our partners.


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This website has been made possible with support from the Swedish Agency for Economic and Regional Growth (Tillväxtverket). Support came within the program “Promoting Women’s Entrepreneurship” under the project “The Golden Rules of Leadership“.

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