Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. (Alba), one of the leading employers of women in Bahrain, attended the Royal University for Women (RUW)’s conference “Empowerment of Women through Higher Education” that was held on the 18 and 19 of April 2018 at the RUW campus in West Riffa, Bahrain.

HE Dr. Majid bin Ali Al Naomi, Minister of Education and Chairman of RUW’s Higher Education Council and the patron of the RUW Conference honoured Alba’s women delegation, led by Training Manager Rawdha Al Aradi.

Commenting on this occasion, Alba’s Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Ali Al Baqali said:

“Alba believes in equal opportunities for both women and men. We are proud of our women assets and shall continue to build and strengthen their capacities, allowing them to effectively participate in achieving the Company’s goals as well as contribute to the economic development of Bahrain.”

RUW’s 2018 Conference theme was based on the Empowerment of Women through Higher Education, focusing on MSc and PhD female degree holders. During the Conference, issues such as equal opportunities in the workplace and the progress of women in higher education and their achievements were also addressed.