Category: Features

Shermine Dajani – Head of Panmed Energy

Succeeding Against the Odds: Shermine Dajani

Shermine Dajani – Head of Panmed Energy A multinational business executive with over 40 years of experience, Shermine Dajani’s strategic planning and business development credentials are backed by an extensive experience in Europe, the United States, and the Middle East….

Ruba Batayneh - CEO and Chairman of The Hub Company

Succeeding Against the Odds: Ruba Batayneh

Ruba Batayneh – CEO and Chairman of The Hub Company Armed with strong faith and ambition, Ruba Batayneh led her creative and devoted team—which grew from just two people to over 40—to create an advertising giant. What does it mean…

Nour Jabassini - Director and Partner at TactiX Strategic ConsultingNour Jabassini - Director and Partner at TactiX Strategic Consulting

Succeeding Against the Odds: Nour Jabassini

Nour Jabassini – Director and Partner at TactiX Strategic Consulting Jabassini has been working in the field of Media and Communications since 2005. It is in huge part due to Jabassini’s vision that TactiX has achieved the international status it…

Nadia Al Saeed, CEO of Bank al Etihad

Succeeding Against the Odds: Nadia Al Saeed

Nadia Al Saeed, CEO of Bank al Etihad Nadia Al Saeed has been the CEO of Bank al Etihad since 2008, after having worked with Mckinsey & Co. to develop a new growth strategy for the bank. Al Saeed also…

Manal Jarrar - National Insurance Company General Manager

Succeeding Against the Odds: Manal Jarrar

Manal Jarrar – National Insurance Company General Manager Manal Jarrar probably knows the insurance sector like the back of her hand. She has been in the business since 1990, working with four different insurance companies. She has been with the…

Dana Shuqom - AMIDEAST’s Country Director

Succeeding Against the Odds: Dana Shuqom

Dana Shuqom – AMIDEAST’s Country Director Dana Shuqom has been AMIDEAST’s Country Director since 2012. She has successfully stimulated growth in clients, beneficiaries, and revenue. Shuqom previously worked as the executive director of the Business and Professional Women’s Association in…

Al Hudhud's Cofounder: Shaima Al-Bishtawi

Succeeding Against the Odds: Al Hudhud, Creative Content for Children

Al Hudhud’s Cofounder: Shaima Al-Bishtawi Being a passionate mother who is always on the look out for a different Arabic creative content to provide for her children, Shaima Al-Bishtawi decided to take the lead, and start producing her own stories….

KAMA founder Jumana Jacir

Succeeding Against the Odds: Kama Local Gourmet

Kama Founder: Jumana Jacir When Jumana Jacir noticed a gap in the premium branding and packaging market, she decided to combine her passion and her own background as a designer to create her own startup. Jacir’s concept is to package…

Founder & CEO of Silkroad Images, Riham Mahafzah

Succeeding Against the Odds: Silkroad Images Inc

Founder & CEO of Silkroad Images: Riham Mahafzah After more than a decade in the advertising business, Riham Mahafza hit upon her big idea. While creative agencies regularly subscribe to large, international and expensive photo sites like Getty Images and…

Fida Taher, Founder of Atbaki

Succeeding Against the Odds: Atbaki

By some estimates, women only contribute around 15 percent to Jordan’s overall economy. So it’s no surprise they sadly remain widely underrepresented in the Kingdom’s business world. But despite the many hurdles they face, some female entrepreneurs have managed to…