5 Lebanese Ranked Among World's 10 Most Powerful Arab Women! - The961

5 Lebanese Ranked Among World's 10 Most Powerful Arab Women!

Besides being among the

top 100 most influential Arab businesswomen

, Lebanese women are also among the most powerful! Forbes Middle East shared a list called "World’s 10 Most Powerful Arab Women". Among these women are five world-renowned Lebanese figures.

10 Most Powerful Arab Women!

#1 Nemat (Minouche) Shafik

Title: Deputy Governor Bank of EnglandCitizenship: U.K.Country of origin: Egypt

#2 Amal Clooney

Title: Lawyer, Doughty Street ChambersCitizenship: U.K.Country of origin: Lebanon

#3 Nayla Hayek

Title: Chair, Swatch; CEO, Harry WinstonCitizenship: SwitzerlandCountry of origin: Lebanon

#4 Myriam El Khomri

Title: Minister of LaborCitizenship: FranceCountry of origin: Morocco

#5 Najat Vallaud-Belkacem


Title: Minister of National EducationCitizenship: FranceCountry of origin: Morocco

#6 Rula Ghani

Title: Afghanistan’s First ladyCitizenship: AfghanistanCountry of origin: Lebanon

#7 Reem Acra

Title: Fashion DesignerCitizenship: U.S.Country of origin: Lebanon

#8 Ayah Bdeir

Title: Founder, CEO, littleBitsCitizenship: CanadaCountry of origin: Lebanon

#9 Hala Gorani

Title: Journalist, CNNCitizenship: U.S.Country of origin: Syria

#10 Khadija Arib

Title: Speaker of the Dutch House of RepresentativesCitizenship: NetherlandsCountry of origin: Morocco
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