ENOC Group announced the inaugural 'Women in Energy Award' to celebrate longstanding achievements of women within the UAE's energy sector.
The award will recognise women role models in the energy sector who demonstrate exceptional leadership and have proven their capability as catalysts for change through transformational contributions to the industry.
HE Saif Humaid Al Falasi, group CEO, ENOC, said: "Development of the energy sector is a key driver for economic growth in the UAE as it has witnessed exponential growth over the years. At ENOC, we are committed to promote and foster a culture of equal leadership opportunities for both women and men. Through these awards, we are unearthing some great examples of women who have carved out outstanding careers in energy."
From November 2017, nominations will be open to the UAE nationals and non-national women employees who work in any of the organisations under Dubai Supreme Council of Energy with at least three years of experience within the industry.
To recognise emerging women leaders in the field of energy management and who have demonstrated superior performance in their respective area of work, the award categories are broadly classified into business, professional and social.
The business category in the energy sector covers ‘Best Woman Leader’, ‘Best Woman Leader in the Renewable Energy Sector’, ‘Best Woman Technocrat’, ‘Best Young Woman Leader’ and ‘Best Woman Entrepreneur’.
The professional category covers ‘Best Innovator of the Year’, ‘Best Professional Personality in Energy Sector’ and ‘Best Thought Provoking Woman Leader’, while the social category covers ‘Best Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Contribution in Energy Sector’ and ‘Best Volunteering Programme for Sustainable Development’.
The nominations for these categories will close on 29 February 2018.