Middle East

From Corporate to Entrepreneurship in the Middle East

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Originally from Algeria, Leila Rezaiguia has followed her fierce drive, overcome professional hardships and taken risks that have led her to this new exciting time in her career and life…

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Work and Life on Her Terms: CEO of Queen Rania Foundation

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Haifa Dia Al-Attia’s path to work and life balance. For her, as the he CEO of the Queen Rania Foundation for Education and Development, in Jordan, living it out means…

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Yemeni Business Woman Designs Her Own Way

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Marwah Aziz is an architect and, along with four men, a co-investor in the investment firm the Basha Group. She describes how she found her courage on her career path and what has led to her success.

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Omani Woman Leader Fuels Productivity, Investment

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Nisreen Ahmed Jaffer was the first woman petroleum engineer in Oman, and now she leads in the public sector for Oman’s investment and export strategy…

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Jordanian Award-Winning Artist, Female Business Owner Shines

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How May Khoury is blending her Arabian culture and heritage with a modern twist in her gallery, designs and business. Her journey and advice for other aspiring women…

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Creating a New Chapter in History: Working Women in Saudi Arabia

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There’s a movement going on to employ and empower women in Saudi Arabia and the Middle East…

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Jordanian Female Entrepreneur Creates a Heartwarming Legacy

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A Jordanian electrical engineer moved to make a difference, Afnan works to bring a personal mobile heater to the medical field and individuals in pain…

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How Professional Women With Ties to Turkey Connect

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As a professional Turkish woman working abroad, Melek felt like something was missing. So she launched a business women’s network with a unique model…

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If Plan A Doesn’t Work, There Will Be a Better Plan

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Melek is from Istanbul, Turkey, and currently works at Microsoft. She credits volunteering, specific goals and the example of strong women for where she is today…

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Becoming the Boss, In Spite of the Odds

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How to get promoted to management and become the boss as a woman in a developing or emerging country…

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