Top 10 women in MENA construction

According the Arab Women Leadership Outlook report, a more than one in every eight firms in the region is female-owned, while the UAE Ministry of Economy says that about half of the SMEs in the country are handled by women.

The UAE also ranked number one in the Arab world on empowerment of women for the year 2014, according to the Arab Women Foundation. Women constitute 22 per cent of the membership of the Federal National Council, which is the highest proportion of women participation in the Arab countries.

This week, the Big 5 Hub takes a look at ten of the most influential women in the region’s construction and infrastructure-related business sectors.  

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