Thursday, March 19, 2015

Exclusive : The 100 Most Powerful Arab Women 2015

Coloured according to primary industry category*


Banking and finance

Finance and entertainment

Consulting and coaching

Environmental services

Law

Arts and entertainment

Culture and society

Investment

Aerospace engineering

Media

Conglomerate

Finance

Real estate

Construction

IT

Science

Armed forces

Healthcare

Education

Government

Transport

Energy

Sport

Retail

Industry

Technology


1

Sheikha Lubna Al Qasimi

UAE (UAE)
Government
2

Amal Clooney

Lebanon (UK)
Law
3

Loujain Al Hathloul

Saudi Arabia
Culture and society
4

Lubna Olayan

Saudi Arabia
Banking and finance
5

Reem Al Hashimy

UAE
Government
6

Mariam Al Mansouri

UAE
Armed forces
7

Mona Al Munajjed

Saudi Arabia
Culture and society
8

Salwa Idrissi Akhannouch

Morocco
Retail
9

Amina Al Rustamani

UAE
Media
10

Zainab Mohammed

UAE
Real estate
11

Nayla Hayek

UAE (Lebanon)
Retail
12

Dr Rana Dajani

Jordan
Science
13

Haifaa Al Mansour

Saudi Arabia
Arts and entertainment
14

Bayan Mahmoud Al Zahran

Saudi Arabia
Law
15

Manahel Thabet

UAE (Yemen)
Science
16

Hayat Sindi

Saudi Arabia
Science
17

Leila El Solh

Lebanon
Culture and society
18

Iqbal Al Asaad

Lebanon (Palestine)
Healthcare
19

Huda Al Ghoson

Saudi Arabia
Energy
20

Hanan Al Kuwari

Qatar
Healthcare
21

Zaha Hadid

Iraq (UK)
Construction
22

Mariam Abultewi

Palestine
Technology
23

Fatima Al Jaber

UAE
Construction
24

Majida Ali Rashid

UAE
Real estate
25

Maali Alasousi

Yemen (Kuwait)
Culture and society
26

Samia Halaby

US (Palestine)
Arts and entertainment
27

Maha Laziri

Morocco
Education
28

Somayya Jabarti

Saudi Arabia
Media
29

Raja Al Gurg

UAE
Construction
30

Hamdiyah Al Jaff

Iraq
Banking and finance
31

Shaikha Al Bahar

Kuwait
Banking and finance
32

Wafa Sayadi

Tunisia
Environmental services
33

Futaim Al Falasi

UAE
Media
34

Lamis Elhadidy

Egypt
Media
35

Joelle Mardinian

UAE
Arts and entertainment
36

Noura Al Kaabi

UAE
Media
37

Samia Al Amoudi

Saudi Arabia
Healthcare
38

Lina Attalah

Egypt
Media
39

Grace Najjar

Lebanon
Consulting and coaching
40

Samira Islam

Saudi Arabia
Science
41

Khawla Al Kuraya

Saudi Arabia
Science
42

Zainab Salbi

Iraq (US)
Culture and society
43

Mira Al Attiyah

Qatar
Finance
44

Muna Abu Sulayman

Saudi Arabia
Culture and society
45

Abeer Abu Ghaith

Palestine
IT
46

Rasha Al Roumi

Kuwait
Transport
47

Summer Nasief

Saudi Arabia
Healthcare
48

Maryam Matar

UAE
Science
49

Hend El Sherbini

Egypt
Science
50

Raha Moharrak

UAE (Saudi Arabia)
Sport
51

Maha Al Ghunaim

Kuwait
Banking and finance
52

Habiba Al Safar

UAE
Science
53

Salma Hareb

UAE
Industry
54

Joumana Haddad

Lebanon
Culture and society
55

Dalia Mogahed

US (Egypt)
Culture and society
56

Thoraya Obaid

Saudi Arabia
Culture and society
57

Randa Ayoubi

Jordan
Media
58

Mona Al Marri

UAE
Media
59

Sarah Shuhail

UAE
Culture and society
60

Soraya Salti

Jordan
Culture and society
61

Nawal Al Saadawi

Egypt
Culture and society
62

Amira Yahyaoui

Tunisia
Culture and society
63

Nashwa Al Ruwaini

UAE
Media
64

Ayah Bdeir

Canada (Lebanon)
Science
65

Tawakul Karman

Yemen
Culture and society
66

Nadine Labaki

Lebanon
Arts and entertainment
67

Maha Al Farhan

UAE
Science
68

Nahed Taher

Saudi Arabia
Banking and finance
69

Mona Eltahawy

US (Egypt)
Media
70

Hala Gorani

US (Syria)
Media
71

Dima Ikhwan

Saudi Arabia
Finance and entertainment
72

Nancy Ajram

Lebanon
Arts and entertainment
73

Nermin Saad

Saudi Arabia (Jordan)
IT
74

Amal Al Qubaisi

UAE
Culture and society
75

Ingie Chalhoub

UAE
Retail
76

Dalya Al Muthanna

UAE
Conglomerate
77

Elissa Freiha

UAE
Investment
78

Badreya Al Bishr

Saudi Arabia
Media
79

Hind Seddiqi

UAE
Retail
80

Hanan Solayman

Egypt
Media
81

Fatema Mernissi

Morocco
Culture and society
82

Manal Al Sharif

Saudi Arabia
Culture and society
83

Nisreen Shocair

UAE (Lebanon)
Retail
84

Ghada Amer

Egypt
Science
85

Amal Al Marri

UAE
Retail
86

Fairouz

Lebanon
Arts and entertainment
87

Nayla Al Khaja

UAE
Arts and entertainment
88

Yousra

Egypt
Arts and entertainment
89

Ahlam Mosteghanemi

Algeria
Arts and entertainment
90

Hayv Kahraman

US (Iraq)
Arts and entertainment
91

Ismahane Elouafi

Morocco
Science
92

Muna Harib

UAE
Culture and society
93

Ahlam

UAE
Arts and entertainment
94

Sara Akbar

Kuwait
Energy
95

Huda Kotb

US (Egypt)
Media
96

Mona Ataya

UAE (Palestine)
Retail
97

Mishaal Ashemimry

US (Saudi Arabia)
Aerospace engineering
98

Reine Abbas

Lebanon
Technology
99

Buthaina Al Ansari

Qatar
Culture and society
100

Hind Hobeika

Lebanon
Technology