The Arab Woman Awards UAE has finalised the panel of female judges for its 2015 edition. Aiming to raise public awareness of significant achievements by Arab women in the region, nominations for participants are open to the public until September 20, 2015, on the website www.ArabWomanAwards.com. To be eligible for an award, nominees should be female, of Arab descent, and must have contributed positively to the UAE either in economic, social or cultural areas. Started in Dubai, the awards now hold regular annual, invitation-only ceremonies in the UAE, Qatar, Kuwait and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA).
Chairperson of the Sharjah Businesswoman Council and honorary Chairperson of the Arab Woman Awards UAE Judges Board, HE Ameera Bin Karam will resume her duties for the 2015 awards. Owner of the SME Advisory Group, Nadine Y. Malouf and CEO and Board Member of the Noor Dubai Foundation, Dr. Manal Taryam, will both also reprise their roles as judges. Other members of the 2015 judging panel will include: Dr Mona Hammami, Manager, Office of Strategic Affairs in the Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Court; Huda Al Lawati, Partner, Abaai Group; Noor Sweid, Partner, Leap Ventures; Najat Meki, Emirati Artist and Gina Tadros, Editor, Hello! Arabia.
“We are very proud of the quality of the judging panel for the 2015 Awards,” says Sue Holt, Awards Founder and Executive Director, ITP Consumer. “The strength of the bench is a testament to the reach and influence of the Arab Woman Awards. This year, we were inspired by the number of influential, successful women that we could select as part of an exceptional panel of judges.”