The Women’s Empowerment Unit at the College of Law held a symposium on the role of foreign investment companies in training working women. It was prepared by Dr. Sahar Jassim Al-Tarihi, responsible for the Women’s Empowerment Unit, and presented by Dr. Huda Jaafar Yassin. The aim of the symposium was to highlight the roles that women can play if they receive adequate training and aim The symposium also raises awareness of the roles that investment companies have to play, as most investment contracts stipulate the need for employees within companies to undergo training courses and to hold external courses for non-workers in those companies from local workers and professionals for the purpose of hiring them later. The symposium concluded that training foreign investment companies for women increases their In addition, foreign investment companies would reduce unemployment, as these companies are obligated to hire local workers from within the country, and this would reduce unemployment and develop workers’ skills through contact with foreign expertise, in addition to the technical and vocational training they receive, especially women. They do not receive adequate training and development from companies and governmental or private agencies in Iraq.