Oryx Publishing & Advertising will host the first ever Qatar Today Women of the Year awards on October 30 at The St. Regis Doha in partnership with Qatari Businesswomen Association (QBWA).
“Qatar Today Women of the Year awards aims to honour 10 Qatari women from different categories who have left their mark in various sectors in 2016-17,” Faisal Fuad, general manager of Oryx Publishing & Advertising Company, told a press conference yesterday.
The categories are; inspirational woman of the year, entrepreneur of the year, humanitarian of the year, medical pioneer of the year, sportswoman of the year, creative woman of the year, young talent of the year, hospitality pioneer of the year, engineer of the year and technocrat of the year.
In a statement, Aisha Alfardan, vice Chairwoman of QBWA, described the award “as a great way to honour, recognise and celebrate the contribution of women who have excelled in their fields, whilst inspiring future generations of women to achieve their full potential and maximise their contribution to the Qatari economy.”
The judging panel included QBWA board members Aisha al-Bedeed, Amal al-Aathem, Mishael al-Ansari, Qatar Business Incubation Centre business development manager Aysha al-Romaihi, Bedaya Centre general manager Reem al-Suwaidi, and Qatar Women Sports Committee president Lolwa al-Marri.