Arab Women Edge into Boardrooms as Economies, Societies Shift

Arab Women Edge into Boardrooms as Economies, Societies Shift

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Amina al-Rustamani, a member of a prominent UAE family, raised eyebrows among friends and relatives when she started her career in Dubai 13 years ago as an electrical engineer, becoming one of few females in the Middle East to enter the profession.

Almost unimaginable just a generation ago, Rustamani’s rise to the highest level of business in a Gulf Arab country underlines a shift in the business environment that is allowing the gradual entry of women into boardrooms and other positions of economic power in the region.

(READ the story from Reuters)

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