Get Inspired by These 5 Leading Arab Women
Need some motivation to achieve your goals before 2021? We got you.
We could all use a dose of inspiration now that the year is closing off. These Arab female personalities are a reminder to check in with our life goals and get productive before the end of the year. Don't just laze it all away.
Click through to meet these awesome ladies.
Starting from a very young age, Tara Emad has been building up an impressive career while dazzling fans all over Egypt. An Egyptian actress and model, Emad got her first start at 14, and since then has been featured in at least 9 movies, 11 TV shows, and over 50 magazines across the Middle East and Europe!
Myrna Ayad is a woman with a passion for art, culture, and writing. Currently based in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), she is the founder of the Myrna Ayad consultancy firm specializing in cultural strategy and art advisory. Her career has been a long and rich one, including years of experience as editor for a handful of publications and clients, as well as delving into the role of fair director at Art Dubai.
French-Lebanese reporter Caroline Hayek was recently awarded the Albert-Londres Prize for her stellar series of reports about life in Lebanon after the Beirut port blasts on August 4, 2020. The talented journalist, who works for the only Lebanese French-language daily, “L'Orient-Le Jour,” was in Paris to receive the highest French journalism award, considered the French equivalent of the Pulitzer Prize.
Sheikha Hind Bint Majid Al Qassimi
A successful entrepreneur and renowned figure in the region’s arts and crafts sector, Sheikha Hind Bint Majid Al Qassimi is also known as the chairperson of the Sharjah Business Women Council (SBWC), which was established to empower all women to use their skills and capabilities to build effective partnerships in economic, social, scientific, and cultural sectors.
Where academics meets art meets activism is where you will find Nouf Alhimiary, a Jeddah-based Saudi artist with a passion for art, poetry, multimedia, and group performances. A trailblazer and an inspiration to women across the Kingdom, Alhimiary uses her talent to call for social changes on behalf of Saudi women. In fact, her focus is on key subjects such as girlhood studies, gender performance, and digital media studies.