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Posted On: 30 April 2019 12:44 pm
Updated On: 12 November 2020 02:03 pm

Winners of QBWA Takreem Award 2019

Binu Cherian
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Qatar Businesswomen Association (QBWA) revealed names of 2019 Takreem Awards at a gala award ceremony held under the patronage and in presence of H.E Sheikh Faisal Bin Qassim Al Thani in Al Wadi MGALLERY Hotel in Msheireb Downtown Doha.

QBWA TAKREEM AWARDS aim to recognize and celebrate Qatari women who contribute to Qatar’s economy and society through their significant achievements in different fields. The nominations were made by the esteemed judges and the winners were selected after long and thorough consideration. The event was hosted by Mr. Khalifa Al Haroon, of who also supported this event as the official media partner.

Speaking at the event, QBWA vice chairwoman Aisha Hussein Alfardan said: “Tonight, We want to talk about achievements, and to identify potentials, talents and competencies, and this is the real purpose of the Takreem award, through which we will have the opportunity to recognize these leading women as to inspire younger generation to thrive and reach their full potential”

The award honored H.E Shaikha Ahmed Al Mahmoud for her outstanding lifetime achievements, HE Dr. Hessa Al Jaber, the first Minister of Communications and Information Technology in recognition of her outstanding career achievements and initiatives that contributed to inspiring generations in Qatar and her Excellency Mrs. Lolwah Al Khater, Spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in recognition of her outstanding achievements in the field of International Relations, Professor Sheikha Asma Ali Al-Thani in recognition of her initiatives and achievements in the field of medical work.

Mrs. Sheikha Yousef Al-Jufairi and Mrs. Fatima Al-Kuwari were also honored in recognition for their achievements in community work through their position as members of the Central Municipal Council, Mrs. Hessa Al-Abdulla was honored in recognition of her achievements in the field of education, and Mrs. Rima Al-Muraikhi for her hard work and achievements in the field of humanitarian work, Mrs. Aisha Al-Tamimi for her distinguished career and achievements in the field of hospitality, Mrs. Najla Al-Shafie in recognition of her outstanding achievements as an female influencer and Dr. Ghada Darwish Carbon for her outstanding achievements in legal work, law and arbitration.

Mrs. Samah Al-Sada in recognition of her career and achievements in engineering, and Mrs. Bouthayna Al-Muftah in recognition of her distinguished career and achievements in the field of art, Mrs. Fatima Al-Khater in recognition of her outstanding achievements in the field of entrepreneurship and Mrs. Kummam Al-Maadeed in recognition of her outstanding achievements in creative work, Yasmin Mansour as a young Talent and fashion designer and Miss Rania Al Naji, a rising star in the field of sports.


Qatari Businesswomen Association was established in year 2000 to provide the platform to empower business and professional women and to unlock the potential of future generations in support to the Qatar National Vision 2030.

Qatari Businesswomen Association is chaired by H.E Sheikha Al Anood Bint Khalifah Bin Hamad Al-Thani, and managed by a number of prominent Businesswomen who have a history of success in many businesses in different sectors that they work in or manage.

QBWA TAKREEM Award is an initiative by Qatari Businesswomen Association that aims at recognizing and celebrating the outstanding contribution made by women from different fields across Qatar.

Source: Press release