The inaugural ‘Qatar Today Women of The Year’ awards honoured Qatari women from different categories for their excellence and outstanding contribution.
The award ceremony, hosted by Oryx Publishing & Advertising, was held on 30 October at The St. Regis Doha, in partnership with Qatari Business Women Association (QBWA).
HE Dr Hanan Al Kuwari, Minister of Public Health received Qatar Today Woman of the Year award for her contribution to Qatar’s healthcare sector.
Other winners are:
Inspirational Woman of the Year – Eman Al Obaidly
Entrepreneur of the Year – Haya Al Ghanem
Humanitarian of the Year – Ameera Al Nuaimi
Medical Pioneer of the Year – Dr Basema Al Houri
Sportswoman of the Year – Roza Saleh
Creative Woman of the Year – Naila Al Thani
Young Talent of the Year – Amal Al Muftah
Hospitality Pioneer of the Year – Amal Al Shammari
Engineer of the Year – Mariam Al Bishri
Technocrat of the Year – Fatima Al Kuwari
She’s Mercedes – Asmaa Al Thani
The judging panel included Aisha Al Bedeed, Board Member of QBWA and Brand Owner of Darz Design; Amal Al Aathem, Board Member of QBWA, Counselor in Ministry of Culture and Sports, and Chairwoman of 7th Heaven Arts; Mishael Al Ansari, Board Member of QBWA and Managing Partner of Oishi Sushi; Aysha Al Romaihi, Business Development Manager at Qatar Business Incubation Centre (QBIC); Reem Al Suwaidi, General Manager of Bedaya Center; and Lolwa Al Marri, President of Qatar Women Sports Committee (QWSC).
Aisha Alfardan, Vice Chairwoman of QBWA, said:
This award is a great way to honour, recognise and celebrate the contribution of women who have excelled in their respective fields, whilst inspiring future generations of women to achieve their full potential and maximize their contribution to the Qatari economy.’
More details here.