Sheikha Lubna Al Qasimi, Minister of State for Tolerance in the UAE, is revealed as the number one most powerful Arab woman in government in 2017.
Raja Easa Al Gurg, managing director of Easa Saleh Al Gurg Group, has been rated the third most influential woman in the Arab world.
Al Gurg has overseen the powerful Al Gurg Group, one of the UAE's oldest family firms, since 1960. Founded five decades ago, the conglomerate operates 28 companies and boasts 370 partnerships with multinationals, such as Unilever, British American Tobacco and Siemens. Al Gurg sits on several corporate boards, including HSBC Bank Middle East and Coutts Bank. She's frequently part of official trade delegations and is also active in philanthropic and women societies in the UAE.
Culled From Khaleej Times