International Women’s Day is tomorrow and there’s plenty going on around town for you to celebrate YOU and the amazing ladies who make your life easier. Here’s Cosmo’s pick of must-dos tomorrow and for the rest of the month. Why restrict all the fun to just one day?
1. Indulge in a brunch and staycay
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Get your gals together for a buffet that’s especially made to empower women. And, if you’re in the mood for a staycay with your girls, there’s no better time. All women booking during the month of March will receive the following perks:
-Automatic upgrade to the next room category
-50 per cent off at SoSPA
- Two complimentary tickets to the Louvre Museum
- Priority check-in with a special welcome drink and a Glambox gift for Le Club member
- Complimentary pre-scheduled shuttle bus to Marina and Yas Malls for your shopping spree
Dhs264 net for dinner, +9712 813 7777, www.sofitel.com. Use code 'IWD2018' to avail these offers
2. Get inspired
The global speaker networking series created by W Hotels, is coming to the Middle East for the first time. A platform to network and engage in a powerful discussion with the region’s most incredible women, it’s absolutely free to attend. A panel of speakers – Raha Moharrak, the youngest Arab and first ever Saudi to climb Mount Everest; Engy El Shazly, the first Arab Hijabi ballerina; and Somaiah Al Dabbagh, a pro bikini competitor and personal trainer – share the valuable life lessons they've learned.
Wet Deck at W Hotel, Al Habtoor City. 7pm onward. Register through the Guavapass App. Whatshesaidmea.com
3. Win big
Retail therapy comes with its shiny perks this International Women’s Day at Deerfields Mall. Spend Dhs300 at any store or Dhs500 at Carrefour and you can win Dhs10,000 worth of gold! You know where to do your groceries this week...
From March 1 to March 10, Deerfields Mall
4. Get some TLC
This March We Worship Women... With #MothersDay and #InternationalWomensDay drawing close we've put together an enriching March calendar of experiences to celebrate the amazing female figures in our lives. From New Moon yoga under the stars to CrossFit at @blhealthclub and carefully curated beauty packages and treats @heartnsoulspa... Visit AlBarari.com to discover more #AlBarariWomensWorld
If you haven’t been to tropical heaven Al Barrari yet, you’ve got to get there this month. With an array of amazing activities made to uplift and empower women, there’s something for everyone. From an outdoor ladies-only Crossfit class and a New Moon Yoga session on March 17, to special packages at the Heart & Soul Spa, you'll be spoiled for choice.
5. Raise a toast
La Petite Maison (both, the Dubai and Abu Dhabi branches) is giving all ladies a free glass of bubbly on March 8. So stop by for a bite, a bit of sparkling fun and raise a glass to you and all women who make your life fabulous!
6. Meet a mentor
On March 10, Dubai will be one of the 138 cities participating in the global mentoring walk. Organised by the entrepreneur community Mompreneurs Middle East, the 'Vital Voices Mentoring Walk' brings together established professionals with emerging ones. Your mentor and you can talk to one another about your career goals and forge a relationship that could be invaluable in anything you undertake.
March 10, 8am to 10am, Dubai Polo and Equestrian Club, Arabian Ranches, email@example.com
To be a mentor, register at https://goo.gl/forms/g4RwpmoiQXgbpeti2; to be a mentee register at https://gmw2018.eventbrite.com