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Elham Al-Qasimi

Elham Al Qasimi was born in July 1982 in Dubai, UAE but lived in the United States until the age ...
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Sheikha Maitha bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum

The daughter of Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime ...
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Muna AbuSulayman

"Deep pockets are only part of what makes a good philanthropist" Muna AbuSulayman is continuously chosen as one of the ...
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Hala Kazim

Hala Kazim is a counsellor, artist, author and founder of “Journey Through Change”, a positive transformation program. She is a ...
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HH Sheikha Moza Bint Nasser

Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser plays a key role in supporting the country’s National Vision – a far-reaching agenda ...
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Effa Al Dabbagh

“To enrich people’s lives with beauty, empowering women through making them feel beautiful and confident, drawing their strength from their ...
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HH Sheikha Sabika bint Ibrahim

"Wife of HM the King, President of the Supreme Council for Women" Personal Biography  Born in Muharraq in the palace ...
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HH Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak

"In the UAE, we believe strongly that the empowerment of women is important to the future of our country" When ...
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NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 19:  2011 Nobel Peace Prize winner Tawakkul Karman from Yemen smiles during a meeting with United Nations Secretary-General Ban ki-moon at U.N. headquarters on October 19, 2011 in New York City. Karman was awarded the prize for her actions during the Yemen uprising and is often called the "mother of Yemen?s revolution."   (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Buthaina Al Ansari

"We are now struggling for a new world which is based on peace which is based on love which is ...
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Reem Al Hashimy

“We began this journey recognising that we were here to listen and learn and to formulate together what our collective ...
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Queen Rania

"Holy scripture does not hold women back. It's the people that decide to interpret it in such a way for ...
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Sheikha Lubna

"It is up to us as women to decide…what it is that we can do and not do." ...
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HRH Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein

“I consider it my inherited duty to help relieve the plight of people who suffer the devastating effects of poverty.”  ...
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Mariam Al Mansouri

"Competing with oneself," she told the magazine, "is conducive to continued learning." ...
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Rawiyah bint Saud al Busaidiyah

Minister of Higher Education First woman in Omani cabinet as minister First woman minister in the gulf Hunaina Introduction of ...
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