Kuwait IWD 2019 Women in Computing Forum

Kuwait IWD 2019 Women in Computing Forum

IWD 2019 Women in Computing Forum will include a workshop and discussion to understand and highlight major issues facing women in the workplace and during seeking their education in Kuwait. The goal is to better understand this group of women and how to help them advance in their careers, social and personal lives.

(Bring your business cards with you if you have one)

We welcome women from all sectors: Education, Industry, Private, Government, SME and Entrepreneurs.

Note: Only women will be allowed in the building between 6:00pm and 9:00pm.

Tentative Agenda for Thursday 28th March 2019:

6:30-7:00pm Registration and networking

7:00-7:30pm Introductions and motivation talk by D.r Lubna AlKazi

7:30-8:00pm Panel discussion – Challenges facing tech women in society and the workplace in Kuwait

Moderator: Dr. Zainab AlMeraj


Shaymaa AlTerkait (Microsoft - Education)

May Dashti (Gulf Bank – Cyber Expert in Banking)

Arwa AlJaser (Mukkancom – Development Startup)

Dr. Fatma Boujarwah (Kuwait University - Human Computer Interaction)

(Get your hot chocolate)

8:00-8:15pm Divide and introduce attendees into groups based on workplace (government private, SMEs)

and students (grads/undergrads)

8:15-9:00pm Small group discussions

9:00-9:30pm Share findings, gather proposals and directions future activities

9:30pm Wrap up and closing

Click here to attend.(Eventbrite)