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Qatar's Most Influential Women

As women begin to form in remarkable ways in society, we look at the most influential women of Qatar.

Posted on

7 March 2016

Last updated on 19 June 2017
Qatar's Most Influential Women

We present to you Qatar's most inspiring and influential women, who are breaking the boundaries and bridging the gender gap in the workforce. 

Sheikha Maha Mansour Salman Jasim Al Thani

Graduating from Qatar University, Sheikha Maha Mansour Salman Jasmin Al Thani is one of the most powerful women in the country. Sheikha Maha made history when she became Qatar’s first female judge in 2010.
Sheikha Maha is pleased with the way that Qatari women are working to take more prominent roles in society and believes that women should continue to make an effort to bridge the gender gap in Qatar. 

Hessa Al Jaber

Sheikha Maha Mansour
Photo Credit: Doha News
Overseeing the Ministry of Information and Communications Technology (ICTQatar), Dr. Hessa Al Jaber oversees the country’s major telecommunications markets.
Her work has immensely impacted the government’s modernization by introducing ‘Hukoomi,’ an online portal that has helped streamline processes and made swift and transparent governmental communications.
In addition to this, Hessa Al Jaber is also heavily involved in programs that are focused on protecting children and empowering women.
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Sheikha Hanadi bint Nasser Al Thani

Sheikha Hanadi
Photo Credit: Qatar is Booming

Known as one of Qatar’s most successful business women, Sheikha Hanadi bint Nasser Al Thani is the founder and charperson of Qatar’s first regulated  ladies investment company, ‘Amwal,’ in addition to being the CEO of real estate development project, ‘Al Waab City’ and deputy CEO of Nasser Bin Khaled Al Thani & Sons Group.
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Buthaina Al Ansari

Buthaina Al Ansari
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Receiving an award for Qatar Business Women Award Founder of Al Qatariat, Buthaina Al Ansari is one of Qatar’s most influential and inspiring business executives.

Founder of Qatariat, a company that focuses on empowering women in the workplace, Buthaina Al Ansari’s highly educated profile in London, Cairo and Qatar, has helped her in advancing the status of women in Qatar.

Buthaina Al Ansari has won a number of awards including the Qatar Business Women Award for her ‘Qatarization’ work at Al Rayan Investment, in addition to being voted as L’Officiel Qatar’s most inspirational Arab woman of 2012.