The Arab Woman Awards 2015 In Dubai

BY Harper's Bazaar Arabia / Nov 24 2015 / 15:02 PM

Celebrating the women who lead the way in the region, across many different fields of expertise

The Arab Woman Awards 2015 In Dubai
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Professor Rafia Ghubash wins the Inspirational Woman Arab Woman Award 2015
The Arab Woman Awards 2015 In Dubai
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HE Sheikh Nahayan bin Mubarak Al Nahayan speaks at the Arab Women Awards 2015, presented by Net-A-Porter
The Arab Woman Awards 2015 In Dubai
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Salha Obaid Ghabish wins the Literature Arab Woman Award 2015
The Arab Woman Awards 2015 In Dubai
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Zeina Yazagi wins the Media Arab Woman Award 2015

Established in 2009 by ITP, the Arab Woman Awards recognise successful women in business, education, entrepreneurship, media, government, literature, and other fields. Since launch the awards have become a powerful platform for recognising role models for a new generation of young women.

HE Sheikh Nahayan bin Mubarak Al Nahayan presents Dr Nawal Al-Hosany her award in the Energy category at the Arab Women Awards 2015

Professor Rafia Ghubash wins the Inspirational Woman Arab Woman Award 2015 

This year, winners included HH Sheikha Fatima bint Zayed bin Saqr Al Nahyan for the Lifetime Achievement Award, winning for for her humanitarian work that has spanned over 15 years. In one of the final awards of the evening Professor Rafia Ghabesh was named as the UAE’s Inspirational Woman of the Year 2015 at the glamorous event at the Ritz-Carlton, DIFC in Dubai, presented by Jessica Kahawaty. deNovo CEO & Founder May Nasrallah took home Businesswoman of the Year and Masdar’s Director of Sustainability Dr Nawal Al-Hosany was awarded under the Energy category. The winners in full: 

Businesswoman | May Nasrallah

Entrepreneur | Jumana Darwish

Finance | Farah Foustok

Education | Yusra Al Hashemi

 Legal | Dr Iman Al Jaberi

Energy | Dr Nawal Al-Hosany

 Medical | Dr Moza Al Kaabi

Art | Sheikha Alyaziah bint Nahayan

 Literature | Salha Ghabish

Sport | Asma Hilal Lootah

 Fashion Designer | Raghda Taryam

Young Designer | Sheikha Mariam bint Khalifah Al Nahayan

Media | Zeina Yazigi

 New Media |  Fida Chaaban

  Young Talent | Maryam Al Baloushi

 Humanitarian | Sawsan Jafar

Woman in Government | H.E Moodhi Al Shamsi

 Special Recognition Award | Khuloud Al Dhaheri

 Inspirational woman of the year | Professor Rafia Ghubash

 Lifetime Achievement | HH Sheikha Fatima bint Zayed bin Saqr Al Nahyan