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52 Women in the UAE to Celebrate on National Day

As the UAE commemorates its National Day, it's an opportune moment to honor the incredible women who contribute to the nation's progress and diversity across various fields. From STEM to the arts, these women are shaping the future of the UAE.

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Afra Atiq

 An acclaimed Emirati spoken word poet.

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Latifa Al Gurg

A leading fashion designer modernizing traditional Emirati wear.

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Al Anoud Ghazzawi

An influential content creator and lifestyle influencer.

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Farah Al Qaissieh

An entrepreneur and advocate for social change.

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Azza Al Mughairy

 A prominent radio and television personality.

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Dr. Amani Al Hosani

The first female Emirati nuclear scientist.

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Tala Badri

Founder of the Centre for Musical Arts, promoting music education.

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Maytha Al Habsi

 CEO at Emirates Foundation, working on youth development programs.

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Dr. Lamya Fawwaz

A leading figure in sustainability and education.

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Roudha Al Marri

An author and cultural ambassador.

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Noor Al Obaidli

A traditional arts advocate and practitioner.

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Najla Al Midfa

CEO of Sharjah Entrepreneurship Center, supporting local entrepreneurs.

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Khulood Al Nakhi

  A distinguished visual artist known for her contemporary approach.

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Reem Al Ghaith

 An innovative Emirati artist exploring urban development themes.

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Donna Benton

Founder of The Entertainer, a successful international lifestyle app.

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Zahra Lari

The UAE’s first figure skater to compete internationally.

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Dr. Manal Taryam

CEO at Noor Dubai Foundation, working towards preventing blindness globally.

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Hessa Al Ghurair

 A prominent figure in HR and corporate leadership.

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Her Excellency Ohood Al Roumi

Minister of State for Government Development and the Future.

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Manal Ataya

Director-General of the Sharjah Museums Authority.

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Maryam Al Serkal

A rising name in Emirati film and media.

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Sheikha Hoor Al Qasimi

President and Director of the Sharjah Art Foundation.

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Nayla Al Khaja

The first female film director-producer in the UAE.

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Maitha Al Suwaidi

A young Emirati poet and writer, representing the voice of a new generation.

As we celebrate UAE's National Day, these women stand as pillars of progress, creativity, and leadership. Their diverse contributions across various sectors highlight the UAE's commitment to empowering women and fostering a culture of innovation and inclusivity.

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Mariana Wehbe


This PR superstar moved her success to the UAE, where she is boosting the cultural and entertainment scene.

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Jessica Kahawaty


This business maven is behind the successful MamaRita food delivery service.

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