DEWA Women’s Committee organises educational, wellness and entertainment activities for female staff

DUBIA: The Women’s Committee at Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), has organised a range of activities for all female staff to establish an interactive platform, where they can discuss different issues related to women and share their experiences, expertise, and knowledge that enhances the role of female professionals and empowers them in a multi-cultural work environment.

The activities included a lecture on skin diseases and skin care by Dr. Anwar Al Hammadi, Consultant Dermatologist and board certified by both the American Board of Dermatology and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons in Canada. The lecture discussed common skin diseases such as eczema, acne, and malignant melanomas. Al Hammadi discussed causes, symptoms, diagnoses, and treatment. He also gave a presentation on ways to maintain glowing and healthy skin. A large number of DEWA female staff from across all divisions attended the lecture.

The Women’s committee also organised a trip to Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo at The Dubai Mall, which is one of the largest indoor aquariums in the world and a popular tourist attraction in the city. Over 30 employees, including members of the Women’s Committee, took part in the tour.

“The Committee is keen to provide educational and healthcare programmes to promote positive interaction among female staff while achieving a good work-life balance. We work to provide opportunities for DEWA female staff to meet specialists in different areas related to human health and psychology,” said Khawla Al Mehairi, Chairperson of the Women’s Committee at DEWA.

“The Women’s Committee supports DEWA’s female staff at all levels. We provide them with all they need for a positive work environment that balances work and personal lives and empowers them professionally and socially. We also work to enhance their knowledge and capabilities by organising creative, awareness, recreational, and health programmes that improves their health and fitness. Health activities also raise their awareness about the best ways they can live a sound healthy life,” added Al Mehairi.

“We are keen to enhance social communication among all female staff by supporting and strengthening relationships and communication. Recreational and educational trips boost human and social relationships among female staff, which achieves psychological and social stability,” said Fatima Deemas, Vice Chairperson of the Committee