Re:Set launches “The Playing Field,” a female-led initiative in the UAE to empower women in leadership

Dubai, UAE – 8 March 2022: Re:Set, a UAE-founded company which serves as a platform for tools and stories around mental health and well-being, education, parenting, gender and inclusion, is proud to launch, The Playing Field, an innovative female-led club. Bringing together a diverse group of high-achieving women in the UAE, the club will support and empower female founders and women in leadership positions through collaboration, learning, opportunity and community events. Furthermore, the club will unite in an effort to support, educate and impactfully change the dialogue and landscape of all women in the workplace, it will #ReSetThePlayingField.

The club is opening the conversation, with regional context, on all the joys and challenges of being a female leader. Members of The Playing Field will have the opportunity to join mentorship programmes and foster relationships with like-minded individuals, as well as access exclusive workshops and opportunities to network with a diverse collective of women who are changing the dialogue every day. Re:Set’s platform will also feature members and amplify their professional journeys, which is an integral part of the club’s mission to provide a further narrative and support system to all women in the region.

The Playing Field launches with an impressive list of ambassadors, who will champion and commence the conversation. Together they bring immense experience, regionally and globally, that will guide and mentor their fellow peers and the wider community through the intricacies of being a female leader in the modern world. The Playing Field is bolstered by ambassadors such as; Rosemin Madhavji, Founder of RR&CO Luxury Advisory and well-known presenter; VP and Editor-in-Chief of CNN Arabic, Dr. Caroline Faraj; and Roshni Khemlani Mehta, Co-founder Izaak Azanei and Co-founder, Little IA.

The Playing Field will be launching a series of bespoke meet ups throughout the year for members to share their knowledge and expertise with the club’s community and beyond, including international experts, and speakers across industries, the first of which will be the Founder of Re:Set, Forbes 30 Under 30, Aakanksha Tangri. From customized masterclasses and boot camps to casual breakfast dates, women will be able to bond, access resources, discuss challenges, seek advice, find solutions and celebrate the smallest wins and biggest accomplishments.

Commenting on the launch, Aakanksha Tangri, Founder of Re:Set, said “Inspired by my own experiences as an entrepreneur, we are very excited to be launching our first club to gather women and create a safe space for them to share their stories, successes and failures with no judgements. Similarly to the platform’s main objectives, “The Playing Field” will be a space where women empower, guide and nurture each other with one common mission to make an impact and change the narrative.”

When asked about why she chose to be involved in Re:Sest’s The Playing Field, Dr. Caroline Faraj, VP and Editor-in-Chief of CNN Arabic commented: “The voices and perspectives of women are so vital, wherever in society they play a role. We must make sure those voices are raised and amplified, as well as protected.”

To apply to join The Playing Field, women can email with a brief statement of intent of why they’re interested, how they can support other women and their resume. For more information, please visit or follow Re:Set on Instagram at @resetyoureveryday and Twitter at @ReSet_Everyday.

About Re:Set

Re:Set is an online resource of tools and stories around mental health and well-being, gender, inclusion, education and culture. Collaborating with prominent names, Re:Set provides an in-depth and trusted resource where people can connect, get inspired and learn from one another. Promising a safe, inclusive space that encourages dialogue on issues that matter and inspire change, Re:Set starts conversations via insightful storytelling, proposes solutions, and encourages education around these tough subjects, whilst aiming to dispel misconceptions and stigma surrounding such topics as mental health. In 2022, Re:Set launched The Playing Field, an innovative female-led club that brings together, supports and empowers a diverse group of high-achieving women in the UAE. Through collaboration, learning, opportunity and community events the club is integral to not only its members but the wider female community.

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