EXPO 2020 DUBAI AND CARTIER ANNOUNCE THE WOMEN’S PAVILION:
A CELEBRATION OF WOMEN CHANGE-MAKERS AROUND THE WORLD
Dubai / Paris, the 8th of March 2020 - Expo 2020 Dubai and Cartier have announced a collaboration to present the Women’s Pavilion, celebrating women change-makers all over the world.
The Women’s Pavilion takes a new look at the contribution of women and their impact on society, shining a light on the countless achievements, past and present, that have driven forward economies and enhanced their communities.
The Pavilion will play an exciting role in The World’s Greatest Show of human brilliance and achievement, as it celebrates women, known and unknown, from every land, culture and religion, who are still making history and stimulating change.
In the spirit of Expo 2020 Dubai’s theme of ‘Connecting Minds, Creating the Future’, the Women’s Pavilion will also spotlight the breadth and wealth of female expertise that is inspiring and empowering global citizens to create a better future.
It will take visitors on an educational journey showcasing both male and female contributors to women’s empowerment and gender equality, and will highlight important milestones for women’s rights, as well as the challenges that women are still facing today.
Through these inspirational stories, the Women’s Pavilion aims to raise global awareness and inspire people from all generations to make a difference within their community and beyond.
Her Excellency Reem Al Hashimy, UAE Minister of State for International Cooperation and Director General of Expo 2020 Dubai Bureau, said: ‘Gender equality is an essential pillar of all sustainable development – the foundation on which the health and prosperity of communities, and indeed humanity at large, is built.’
‘The Women’s Pavilion highlights the crucial roles that women have long played as linchpins of their communities and drivers of economies, and underscores Expo 2020 Dubai’s firm commitment to empowering all women to drive their own development and create a better future for us all.’
Cyrille Vigneron, President and CEO of Cartier International, said: ‘At Cartier, women have always held a pivotal role, as a driving force and an endless source of inspiration. The Women’s Pavilion is an exciting new chapter in the Maison’s long-standing commitment to support women change-makers.’
‘Our dedicated programs, the Cartier Women’s Initiative and Cartier Philanthropy, share the willingness to make a durable impact and empower people – especially women – on a global level.’
‘We are thrilled and honored to collaborate with Expo 2020 Dubai, which offers a unique occasion to share our vision for a better future and a more inclusive society, with men and women across the globe. Highlighting the impact women of all cultures have had across time, focusing on both known and lesser- known achievements, the Women’s Pavilion weaves a strong inspiration for generations to come.’
With the Women’s Pavilion, Expo 2020 and Cartier will celebrate women from all backgrounds and vocations, from global political figures to local community members to trailblazing business leaders, providing a global platform to recognize the impact of women and their influence on our society