Women are taking the lead in business in the UAE as they take executive roles in regional diversified companies mostly in challenging sectors such as real estate, education, technology and services.
In an expansive ranking, Forbes Middle East lists the most influential Businesswomen in the UAE, with the renowned Emirati business woman, Raja Easa Al Gurg tops the list; she is at the helm of Dubai-based Easa Saleh Al Gurg Group since 1990, Al Gurg also heads the Dubai Business Women Council and sits on the board of HSBC Bank Middle East.
Led by her success in leading a conglomerate of 14 companies, Huda Al Rostamani comes in the second place; she is the Managing Director and Board Member of AW Rostamani since 2007.
To formulate this ranking of the most influential Businesswomen , we considered:
Title: Managing Director
Company: Easa Saleh Al Gurg Group
Title: Managing Director and Board Member
Company: AW Rostamani
Company: Dubai Aviation Engineering Projects
Title: CEO- Strategic Projects at Emaar Properties
Company: Emaar Properties
Sector: Real Estate and construction
Title: President and CEO
Company: GE Gulf
Company: Al Ghurair Foundation for Education
Company: Al Maskari Holdings
Title: Co-founder & Executive Partner
Company: ESKADENIA Software
Company: BCI Group
Sector: Real Estate