It's International Women's Month, and The Dubai Mall is hosting a series of inspirational talks to mark the occasion.
The breakfast series touches upon topics relevant to the modern woman, featuring stories of success and personal achievements from inspiring individuals from the community.
The programme features artists, entrepreneurs, authors and scholars – with the events completely free to attend and open to the public.
The speakers will be discussing juggling work-life balance, motherhood, journeys to success, and gender balance and inclusion.
On Monday March 26, author Stephanie Roberts will be talking about "finding inspiration" during a talk from 11am to noon at Eat Greek on the mall's Lower Ground Floor.
Then on Tuesday March 27, marketing executive Megan French will be talking about how she built a social enterprise to improve the human condition and her 20-year journey as a mother of twins.
The next day will see published architecture scholar Dr. Reem El Mutwallii revealing her insights about the evolution of traditional womenswear.
If you're looking for events over the weekend, on Friday 23 and Saturday 24 March the award-winning actress Dana Dajana will be reading inspirational poetry between 6pm and 9pm.
At the same time, UAE-based Singer Layla Kardan will be performing, while photo exhibitions will celebrate the past recipients of the Arab Women Awards and the Influential Women of the Arab World.
There is plenty more to do over the weekend, so check out the full line-up at thedubaimaill.com.
You can also share your inspiring stories of female empowerment using the hashtag #TDMWomen.
Throughout March, free to attend. The Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai, thedubaimall.com (800 38224 6255).