Dubai Ladies’ Social Group With more than 70 members, this community social group was founded in September and meets to chat, eat, have shisha, go shopping, visit the salon and much more. It’s open to all women, no matter what their age, marital status, nationality, background or religion. Visit www.meetup.com/dubai-ladies-social-group
Crafting Female Friendships Set up in August this year by a young woman new to Dubai, this group meets for social activities such as brunches, coffee and cake, ice skating sessions, museum and galleries visits – or anything else members suggest. All are welcome, the only requirement is that you are looking to build friendships with other females in Dubai. To join visit www.meetup.com/crafting-female-friendships-dubai
Gulf Women’s Awakening Association This group welcomes women from all backgrounds and professions at their Monday evening meet-ups to discuss topics including spirituality, wellbeing, relationships, as well as encourage them to realise their potential in the community. Run by Dubai-based yoga teacher Kaya Peters, the meet-ups also often involve free yoga and healing sessions. Free. 8pm. Urban Tribe Events. Al Quoz (056 212 5878).