Forbes Middle East recently released their list of the 100 most powerful businesswomen in the Arab world for 2016 and the below 11 Lebanese women made it to the list this year, with Lubna Olayan from Saudi Arabia topping it. 
(The 100 Most Powerful Arab Businesswomen)


#55 Sana Khater, CFO – Waha Capital

#57 Randa El Assaad, CEO – Arif & Bintoak Consulting Architects and Engineers

#58 Mona Bawarshi, CRO – Gezairi Transport

#60 Hala Fadel, Partner – Leap Ventures

#61 Nour Sweid, Partner – Leap Ventures

#66 Ingie Chalhoub, President – Etoile Group

#69 Christine Sfeir, CEO – Treats Holding

#82 Nadia Cheaib, Founder, CEO – ClinServ International

#83 Caroline Fattal Khoury, Senior VP; Board Member – Fattal Group

#92 Myrna Soufan, COO – Banque Bemo

#97 Jinan Zoya, General Manager – Gulf Family Business Council


I’m personally mostly familiar with Christine Sfeir as I follow her on a couple of social media platforms and she seems very down to earth.

Forbes Middle East also released a list of the world’s top 10 most powerful Arab women and 5 Lebanese women were mentioned in it with number 1 being Nemat Shafik from Egypt. (The 10 World's Most Powerful Arab Women)


#2 Amal Clooney, Lawyer – Doughty Street Chambers

#3 Nayla Hayek, Chair Swatch; CEO – Harry Winston

#6 Rula Ghani, Afghanistan’s First Lady

#7 Reem Accra, Fashion Designer

#8 Aya Bdeir, Founder, CEO – Little Bits



By Rami

 
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