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Arab Woman Awards winners revealed in Saudi

RIYADH, May 13, 2015

The Arab Woman Awards KSA 2015 winners were celebrated at a red carpet gala dinner held at the Faisaliah Hotel in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia recently.

The high-profile event was attended by the winners and their families, VIP members of society as well as members of the Royal Family.

The recipients of the awards included Lubna Olayan as the ‘Businesswoman of the Year’; Mishaal Ashemimry as the ‘Inspirational Woman of the Year’; and Dr Selwa Al Hazzaa, who won the ‘Lifetime Achievement Award.’

The awards categories also included finance, education, art, entrepreneur, literature, fashion designer, young designer, medical, media, sport, humanitarian, legal, young talent, and woman in government.

Princess Reema bint Bandar Al Saud, patron of the awards, said: “I am proud to be part of the Arab Woman Awards and it gives me great pleasure to see those women being recognized for their boundless achievements.

“The Arab Woman Awards is a wonderful initiative, celebrating the achievements of women and presenting role models for the future generations of our kingdom.’

Dr Hiba Al Ali, founder and chief executive officer of Innovations Strategic Management Consulting and winner of this year’s Finance Award, said: “It is an honour to be recognised amongst such an extraordinary group of women. These awards go a long way in not only recognising the successes of women in KSA, but in highlighting the development of the role of women in the region”

This year’s Judges Board was chaired by Princess Reema; chief executive of Alfa International, Lina Al Maena; founder of Jeddah United Sports Company, Amina Al Jasim; prominent Saudi fashion designer and founder of Dar Bresam Fashion, Lateefa Alwaalan; founder and general manager of Yatooq, Basmah Felemban; internationally recognised Saudi artist.

The Arab Woman Awards KSA is supported by Tanagra, Cities, L’azurde , Rotana Khalijiah, Harvey Nichols Riyadh,  Ana Emra’a and Al Zahra Breast Cancer Association. - TradeArabia News Service




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