Seven Emirati in Forbes' 2021 Most Influential Businesswomen in MENA

  • Publish date: Tuesday، 08 February 2022
Seven Emirati in Forbes' 2021 Most Influential Businesswomen in MENA
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Seven Emirati women have made it to Forbes' 2021 Most Influential Businesswomen in the MENA region.

The list included women of 19 nationalities working in 17 sectors, with banking and financial services sector as the most dominant with 16 entries.

According to Forbes, many of these businesswomen led their companies to cross major milestones in 2021.

Over 25% of the women on the list are leaders of regional offices and divisions for multinational companies, such as Saeeda Jaffar of Visa, Derya Matras of Meta.

Here are the seven Emiratis who made it to the list:

Raja Easa Al Gurg, Group Managing Director and Vice-Chairwoman of Easa Saleh Al Gurg Group

Hana Al Rostamani, Group Chief Executive of First Abu Dhabi Bank

Maryam Buti Al Suwaidi, Chief Executive of the Securities and Commodities Authority

Huda Al Rostamani, Managing Director of AW Rostamani Group

Saeeda Jaffar, Senior Vice President and GCC Group Country Manager of Visa

Najla Ahmed Al Midfa, Chief Executive of Sharjah Entrepreneurship Centre

Rola Abu Manneh, Chief Executive of Standard Chartered Bank in UAE