DBWC’s President named ‘Most Influential Arab Woman in Family Business’

DUBAI: President of Dubai Business Women Council (DBWC) Raja Al Gurg has received the ‘Most Influential Arab Woman in Family Business’ award during the Forbes Middle East CEOs Forum that was held recently in Dubai, DBWC said in a press release.

The forum was held under the patronage of the UAE’s Minister of Economy Eng. Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansouri. The awards ceremony was hosted in celebration of the exceptional achievements of outstanding CEOs and distinguished leaders from diverse sectors, including some of the MENA region’s most influential women.

Al Gurg, in a comment on the award, said she was glad that she had been able to influence other women in the region to realise their entrepreneurship dreams.

“An increasing number of women in the MENA region are demonstrating their business acumen and proving their ability as highly capable entrepreneurs, while at the same time efficiently managing their family commitments. I would like to dedicate this award to all women in the region who have made a positive contribution to the socioeconomic development of the Arab world, she said..

Founded in 2002, DBWC motivates women to be productive members of the society, while encouraging role models to rise up from the ranks and inspire other women around the world, especially in the Arab region, to discover their true potential. DBWC organizes the high-profile monthly event ‘Network Majlis’ to provide information about the latest knowledge, skills and best practices for women entrepreneurs and leaders.

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