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Forbes Top 100: Meet The Six Arab Women Topping The Tech Game (Doha Abdelkhaleq)

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From the UAE to Oman, Egypt and Jordan, Arab women are shattering stereotypes and making us proud. Forbes recently featured six Arab women in the Middle East’s 100 Power Businesswomen 2020 list, who are killing it in the field of tech! This is what you need to know about them.

Aisha Bin Bishr

Dr. Aisha Bin Bishr, who ranked number 10 on Forbes’ list, is the Emirati Director General of Smart Dubai, the government organization entrusted with the city’s smart transformation. Bin Bishr is also the Chairperson of the Sustainable Development Goals 11 Global Council, a Member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Future Councils, and was selected as one of the world’s most influential Arabs for 2019 by Arabian Business.

Hind Bahwan

Hind Bahwan is the Founder and Chairperson of Bahwan CyberTek (BCT), a global provider of digital transformation solutions and services. Bahwan received several distinguished awards, including Ernst & Young’s ‘Oman’s Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2000’, and ‘Global Young Leader’ by the World Economic Forum in 2007. This Omani lady ranked as number 29 on the list.

Maryam Al Suwaidi

Dr. Maryam Al Suwaidi is the Emirati woman responsible for the licensing, supervision, and enforcement of all the financial exchanges in the UAE, with a combined market capitalization of more than $500 billion. Al Suwaidi, who strongly believes in the importance of technology, earned the spot number 47 on Forbes’ list.


Reem Asaad

Ranked as number 69, Reem Asaad is the Egyptian CEO of Raya Contact Center, which caters to clients that include Forbes Global 2000 companies in the Middle East, Europe, Africa and North America. Asaad returned to Egypt after years of experience in information technology & financial services in the USA.

Hoda Mansour

Hoda Mansour is Egyptian-British, and was ranked as number 75 on the list. She is the Managing Director of SAP Egypt, a leader in business applications. Since she was appointed in February 2018, the company has recorded its best performance since its establishment.

Doha Abdelkhaleq

Doha Abdelkhaleq is the Managing Partner and Co-Founder of ESKADENIA Software. Founded in 2000 as a world-renowned software development company to offer distinguished software systems, today, the company has grown to be a market leader in the region. This Jordanian woman earned the spot number 99 on the list.


Original article posted by Scoop Empire

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Forbes Top 100: Meet The Six Arab Women Topping The Tech Game (Doha Abdelkhaleq)
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