International Women's Day: Women You Should Follow from The GCC

  • Publish date: Tuesday، 18 January 2022 Last update: Wednesday، 08 March 2023
International Women's Day: Women You Should Follow from The GCC
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In celebration of International Women’s Day, we shed the light on amazing women from the GCC that are paving the way for a better future for women. Here some of the most prominent women in the region.

Her Highness Sheikha Intisar AlSabah

She is dedicated to the issues of education, health, child protection, human rights and woman rights. HH is also the founder and editorial director of ‘Lulua Publishing’ and the Founder of non-profit positivity initiative ‘Alnowair ‘.

Captain Salma Al Baloushi

The first Emirati female to rise to First Officer’s rank at Etihad Airways.

International Women's Day: Women You Should Follow from The GCC

Her Royal Highness Princess Lamia

The Secretary General and member of the Board of Trustees at Alwaleed Philanthropies. HRH was appointed Secretary General of Alwaleed Philanthropies in April 2016, having previously served as Executive Manager of Media & Communication at the foundation.

International Women's Day: Women You Should Follow from The GCC

Areej Al Hammadi

Making history as a Guinness World Record Holder for the most football ‘hotstepping’ in one minute, Emirati footballer Areej Al Hamadi discussed with us her brave steps towards normalizing women playing football in the region.

Her Royal Highness Princess Reema Bint Bandar Al-Saud

KSA’s First Female ambassador to the US. She’s also former business executive and a philanthropist.

Raha Moharrak

Raha Moharrak became the first Saudi woman to scale Everest back in 2013.

Her Highness Sayyida Basma Al Said

She is the founder of the Whispers of Serenity, the first private clinic for mental health and wellbeing in Muscat, Oman.

International Women's Day: Women You Should Follow from The GCC

Noura Al Kaabi

The Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development for the United Arab Emirates. ... Previously she was the Minister of State for Federal National Council Affairs from February 2016 to October 2017.

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