Diversity. Equality. Opportunity.

Diversity. Equality. Opportunity.

by: Jayne Stokes, Director, Global Employer Services, Deloitte, Middle East I was asked to write an article in March 2014 as part of Deloitte’s Women March initiative for that year.  The task I was given at the time was to share my story as a woman in the Middle East.  At that time, I was … Continue reading

The instrumental role of the female workforce

The instrumental role of the female workforce

Traditionally, the roles of men and women were predefined, and so were the expectations. This was especially true within the Middle East, where the man was responsible for the financial security of his family and the woman was the homemaker whose life more or less revolved around her husband and children. However, the world is … Continue reading

Women at Deloitte

Women at Deloitte

As an audit principal at Deloitte in the Middle East, I get to see how eager young students are to apply to our firm and become part of our family. They come to us full of the exciting prospects of joining the biggest professional services firm in the world: the learning curve from which they … Continue reading

Getting smart with employment

Getting smart with employment

Since 2005, Deloitte has been working with INJAZ al-Arab (INJAZ), a non-profit organization that aims to promote youth education and training in the Middle East North Africa region, to support innovation and entrepreneurship among Arab youth. As part of its objectives, INJAZ and its partners have recently launched Expand Your Horizon (EYH), an initiative aimed … Continue reading