Women in The Middle East


Aline Ashkarian

Aline Ashkarian is the Country General Manager of Patchi UAE. With over 20 years of experience in marketing and business ...
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Isobel Abulhoul

Isobel Abulhoul

Company: Emirates Airline Festival of Literature; Emirates Literature Foundation Designation: Director; CEO Country: UK Among the most recognised expats in the UAE, Isobel ...
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Jeehan Abdul Qadir

Company: American Academy of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery Hospital Designation: Founder and executive chairperson Country: UAE An active speaker in spreading ...
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Muna Al Hashemi, CEO Of Batelco Bahrain, Is Trying To Keep Telecom One Step Ahead Of Competition

In her free time Muna Al Hashemi likes to play chess. It’s the perfect hobby for someone who is always trying ...
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Henadi Anwar Al-Saleh

Henadi Anwar Al-Saleh is the Chair of the board in at Agility. She oversees the company’s corporate governance program while ...
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priti malik

Priti Malik

Priti was born and raised in NYC to Indian-born parents. Growing up it was a balanced mix of Bollywood films ...
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Shaikha Al Bahar

Shaikha Al Bahar is the Deputy Group CEO of the National Bank of Kuwait. She was promoted to her current ...
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Sheikha Lubna Al Qasimi

Sheikha Lubna Al Qasimi serves as the U.A.E.’s Minister of State for Tolerance, a position she was appointed to in ...
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Nezha Hayat

King Mohamed VI appointed Nezha Hayat as the Chairperson and CEO of Morocco’s Capital Market Authority in 2016. Hayat became ...
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Rania Mahmoud Nashar

Rania Nashar is the first female CEO of a listed Saudi commercial bank, The Samba Financial Group. She is also ...
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Sarah Al Suhaimi

Title: Chair/ CEO She is the first woman to hold this position. She also retains her position as the CEO ...
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Raja Easa Al Gurg

Title:  Managing Director Raja Easa Al Gurg has overseen the powerful Al Gurg Group, one of the U.A.E.’s oldest family ...
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Lubna S. Olayan

Title: CEO Lubna S. Olayan leads one of Saudi Arabia’s biggest family-owned conglomerates, which operates 40-plus companies. A trailblazer, she ...
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Sheikha Moza, Qatari Prime Minister Discuss Future Collaboration at QF’s Event

Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, Chairperson of Qatar Foundation (QF) attended QF’s ‘Thriving Together’ event today in attendance with ...
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Maitha Al Shamsi receives Costa Rican envoy

ABU DHABI: Dr Maitha Bint Salem Al Shamsi, Minister of State, has received Francisco Chacon Hernandez, Ambassador of the Republic ...
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From the North Pole to an organic journey

Conquering the North Pole was certainly a challenge, but compared to becoming a mother, it’s almost a walk in the ...
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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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