A WELL-DESERVED RECOGNITION
Fifteen inspirational women from the region were recognised at the Arab Women Awards ceremony held at the Intercontinental Doha The City.
These women, representing the best of the best in their respective fields, were chosen by an independent jury of accomplished women from business, culture and government. Dr Aisha Al Mannai won the Inspirational Woman of the Year award and businesswoman Ibtihaj Al Ahmadani was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award during the event. The awards, given out by Al Jazeera's Fairouz Ziani, also went to Samira Fakhri (Businesswoman of the Year), Dr Hessa Sadeq (Education), Maryam Al Shaibi (Entrepreneur), Hessa Al Awadi (Literature), Dr Nabila Al Meer (Medical), Amal Abdul Malik (Media), Anisa Al Hitmi (Sport), Dr Noora Al Hinzab (Humanitarian) and Maryam Al Jaber (Woman in Government), among others.