LifestyleThe 6 Arab Women We All Should Take As Role Models!

We understand that we’re one day late in writing this article and as naive as this might sound; we truly believe that every day is a day in which we would celebrate women everywhere! All that talk about how men would’ve never survived without the support of a mother, daughter, sister, wife and even friends is not cliche anymore because we totally understand it and we thank you for it!

In this list; we’ve compiled for you guys all the women that actually made a difference in our lives. The ones that managed to inspire us to be better and others that encouraged us to keep on pushing until reaching wherever we’ve hoped to be!

If we miss a few, please let us know!

Lobna Helal 

Lobna Helal - C-town Chatter

According to Forbes Middle East, she is the second most powerful businesswoman in the Middle East. Oh, and did we mention that she is the Deputy Governor of Egypt’s Central Bank (CBE). Now, that’s a position that was always managed by a man. So imagine that: Will all that went on in Egypt during the time of her governing (Which was 2011 till 2013) she managed to keep her seat without even budging!

Amal Clooney

Amal Clooney

Now, do we really need to tell you why we think she’s freaking awesome? Well, it’s certainly not because she landed Goerge Clooney! Well, in case you’ve been living under a rock; Amal started off her career as a Defense Lawyer then she decided to have a shift and move to Human Rights-centric fields of International law!

Queen Rania of Jordan

Queen Rania Jordan

Effortless grace? check! Spot-on outfits? Check! Humanitarian? Check! Queen Rania is well known for her humanitarian work that has touched the lives of millions of children and families around the world. Through her organizations such as the Queen Rania Foundation of Education and Developments and the Queen Rania Teacher Academy.

Raneem El-Welily

Raneem El Welily

See, I know for a fact that you didn’t see this one coming! She’s literally a Champion and she’s all the inspiration that anyone would get! Did you know that she’s the first woman to ever rank number one in ANY SPORT EVER! Yep, you heard that right … Now tell me, doesn’t she deserve a spot out here?

Mariam Al-Mansouri

Mariam al-Mansouri

As some of us out there are still trying to properly land that fighter jet on GTA 5, Mariam Al-Mansouri was learning to actually fly a real one. Imagine that: not only did she manage to learn how to fly a fighter jet, but also she managed to infiltrate that male-dominated profession and be the best at it! You go, girl!

Elissa Freiha

Co-founder of Womena

So not only is she an icon to all men out there, but also to a lot of women. Do you know that she co-founded this foundation that helps women entrepreneurs to start their own businesses through angel investors? Well, it’s called Womena and you should certainly check it out!

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