CARMA – Global Partners

Effectively capturing and interpreting media coverage is not easy. That is why finding the right partner is critical.

For over three decades, we have helped organizations leverage media intelligence to navigate and understand today’s disrupted media landscape, act strategically, operate effectively and demonstrate success. With CARMA, you avoid meaningless data and arrive at insights that matter.

We help clients capture, monitor, analyze and interpret relevant content and data, empowering them to make better business decisions and prove ROI.

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COO Network

About the COO Network

Chief Operating Officers (COO’s) are experiencing the greatest disruption within their roles, particularly as they are positioned as a leader of several imperative operational functions which include finance, strategy, technology, marketing and human capital management.

To facilitate the navigation of these challenges the COO Network has been developed, where we support the most aspiring and ambitious COOs to access professional development in the form of

receiving insights, mentoring and growth initiatives, whilst providing a platform which stimulates innovative thinking and collaborative connections amongst global professionals.

As a not-for-profit institute, our core purpose is to create a vibrant eco-system for aspiring COOs to shape their profession further, enabling them to address emerging themes and challenges, whilst driving talent development.  For further details visit:

Dubai Cares

Since its inception in 2007, Dubai Cares, part of Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, has been working towards providing children and youth in developing countries with access to quality education through the design and funding of programs that aim to be impactful, sustainable and scalable. To date, the UAE-based global philanthropic organization has successfully launched education programs reaching over 21 million beneficiaries in 60 developing countries.

Dubai Cares plays a key role in helping achieve the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 4, which aims to ensure inclusive and quality education for all, and promote lifelong learning by 2030, by supporting programs in early childhood development, access to quality primary and secondary education, technical and vocational education and training for youth as well as a particular focus on education in emergencies and protracted crises.

Dubai Cares is a civil society organization formally associated with the United Nations Department of Global Communications (UN DGC), as well as a registered non-government organization under IACAD, the charitable activities regulator in Dubai. The UAE-based global philanthropic organization is authorized to raise funds through direct donations and fundraising campaigns, as well as process all permit approvals with IACAD.

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Guinness World Records  

GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS (GWR) is the global authority on record-breaking achievement. First published in 1955, the iconic annual Guinness World Records books have sold over 136 million copies in over 20 languages and in more than 100 countries. Additionally, the Guinness World Records: Gamer’s Edition, first published in 2007, has sold more than 4 million copies to date.

Guinness World Records’ worldwide television programmes reach over 750 million viewers annually, and more than a million people subscribe to the GWR YouTube channel, which enjoys more than 300 million views per year. The GWR website receives 18 million visitors annually, and we have over 10 million fans on Facebook.

The Guinness World Records commercial sales division provides bespoke consultancy services for some of the world’s top brands and agencies to help place record breaking at the heart of their marketing campaigns, employee-engagement programmes, and live and experiential events.

Murdoch University Dubai

Murdoch University Dubai is a core branch campus of Murdoch University in Perth, Australia – one of the Top 100 Young Universities in the World and also a PRCA University Partner. Murdoch University Dubai have been rated 5-stars in 2022 by the the Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA), under their Higher Education Classification (HEC) system. Murdoch University Dubai offers internationally recognised Foundation, Diploma (International Year One), Undergraduate and Postgraduate degrees. All courses follow the identical academic requirements as the courses offered in Australia, taught by highly qualified international lecturers. The degrees awarded are issued from Australia and are exactly the same as the ones conferred on campus in Australia. We have three trimesters in a year (January, May and September) that enable new students to start their education in any of the three intakes and help current students complete their courses in a shorter time-period with our fast-track option.


YouGov is a global provider of analysis and data generated by research in 43 markets from an online panel of almost 10 million.  As market research pioneers YouGov’s data consistently outperforms others on accuracy, as concluded by Pew Research. Combine that with our advanced analytical technology, powered by, and we are able to generate the most accurate, complete, and dynamic portrait of the world. The heart of YouGov is a global online community, where millions of people and thousands of organisations are engaged in a continuous conversation about beliefs and behaviours. YouGov combines this continuous stream of data with deep research expertise and broad industry experience, to provide a more accurate and actionable portrait of what the world thinks.

YouGov’s omnibus service interviews a representative sample of adult’s (aged 18+) within the online population in 20 countries across the Middle East and North Africa twice a week. Omnibus is a cost effective solution which lets you pay by the question at a fraction of the cost of an ad-hoc study. All without compromising on the quality of the data.

For more information about YouGov’s products and services, visit our website.

Al Noor

 Al Noor Rehabilitation & Welfare Association for People of Determination is a public welfare association working towards the cause of People of Determination, under the auspices of Community Development Authority in Dubai. Al Noor Training Centre for Persons with Disabilities, the training department under the parent association, is a non-profit organization established in 1981. Al Noor has been providing high quality of professional training to the Determined Ones community in Dubai for over 40 years. Starting with only 8 children the Centre has since expanded to facilitate and enrich the lives of up to 200 children and young people from 28 different nationalities who have various physical and cognitive challenges such as Down syndrome, Cerebral Palsy and Autism. The new all-purpose facility from which Al Noor now operates opened its doors in April 2007 and was generously donated by His Highness Sheikh Mohammad bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the U.A.E. and Ruler of Dubai.

Al Noor follows a holistic programme addressing all domains of development through a Trans disciplinary assessment and intervention approach, all delivered at an ISO certified standard. In addition to teaching, the level of development is enhanced with Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech and Language Therapy, Applied Behavior therapy (ABA), Psychological services, Vocational Training, Sports, Swimming and Music. Al Noor also prides itself on an exceptionally effective Work Placement unit that trains its students with a capability for open employment, integrating them into mainstream society post education.

The Centre runs a Parent and Child Training programme (PACT), an intensive, participative parent empowerment programme. Meant for parents of children with autism, this programme is implemented following the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis. It provides hands-on learning opportunities and is based on the belief that parents are in the best position to help their children to communicate and interact more successfully.
Al Noor also takes pride in a dedicated Assistive Technology team & Advanced Seating Clinic that assesses, identifies and applies appropriate technology to help students with access difficulties overcome their physical and cognitive challenges.

A particular star of the Al Noor’s achievements is the Center’s very own Branded Outlet – Smiles ‘n’ Stuff –showcasing handcrafted products by Al Noor Students, which helps to raise awareness for the training Centre. The goal of Al Noor’s Vocational Training unit is to make young adults skilled and productive members of the community, and training is offered in Wood Design Technology, Printing Technology, Fashion Technology and Bakery units.

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