Egyptian ministers to honor 50 most influential women in 2015 tomorrow

Egyptian Minister of Investment Ashraf Salman and Minister of Trade Tarek Qabil will announce the 50 most influential women in Egypt in 2015 during a grand ceremony in Cairo on January 27.

Under the auspices of Egypt’s Prime Minister, a ceremony will take place in the presence of key CEOs of companies and public and private organizations in Egypt, as well as key businessmen and diplomatic officials in Egypt.

Egypt’s leading economic magazine, Amwal Al Ghad has complied and issued the 50 most influential women ranking list, the first of its kind in Egypt, in a move aimed at boosting Egyptian women’s crucial role in various economic sectors such as: banking, industry, real estate, communications, and entrepreneurship.

In this list, the selections comes in recognition to 50 Egyptian women’ exceptional successes, involving banking chairmen, founders, economic policy maker, and current ministers.

Egypt’s 50 most influential women list encompasses;

–        Faiza Abou El-Naga, Egyptian politician who currently serves as President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi’s national security advisor.

–        Sahar Nasr, Minister of International Cooperation.

–        Ghada Wali,        Minister of Social Solidarity.

–        Nabila Makram, Minister of Immigration and Egyptian Expatriate Affairs.

–        Abla Abd El-Latif, Chairman of the Special Council of the Economic Development of the Presidency.

–        Rasha Allam, Head of the Egyptian Presidential Media Office.

–        Lobna Helal, Egyptian central bank deputy governor.

–        Soha Soliman, Secretary-General of the Social Fund for Development (SFD).

–        Rania Al‐Mashat, Sub‐Governor for Monetary Policy at the Central Bank of Egypt (CBE).

–        Mona Zulficar, EFG-Hermes’ Non-executive Chairperson.

–        Nevine Loutfy, Managing Director and CEO of the Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank (ADIB) – Egypt.

–        Farida Mohamed Farid Khamis, Executive Board Member at Oriental Weavers.

–        Heba Thabet, Associate Director of Marketing for the Juice Division at Juhayna Food Industries.

–        Heba Elsewedy, Founder and Chairperson of Ahl Misr Foundation

–        Lamis Negm, Vice President of Citibank Egypt.

–        Sahar Al-Damaty, Deputy Managing Director of Emirates NBD in Egypt.

–        Mona El-Garf, Chairperson of the Egyptian Competition Authority (ECA).

–        Rana Abadi, Deputy Director of Corporate Strategy & Business Development at Mobinil.

The celebration comes to reflect the growing mobilization of the Egyptian economy during the past year.

During the event, a rating for the best 100 companies that had been working in the Egyptian market will be announced as well. The ranking was set on a number of standards related to sales, assets, profits, market value for companies in collaboration with Mubasher, the reliable source of information that covers financial and stock markets and provides latest prices and values for local and global exchanges.