The most powerful Kuwaiti women – 2013

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Arabian Business released their “100 most powerful Arab women 2013” list and 11 Kuwaiti women made the top 100. This year the most powerful Kuwaiti women was Suad Al Humaidi who came in at number 10. Compared to last year, 13 Kuwaiti women made it to the list in 2012 with the most powerful being Sheikha Al Bahar at number 8. Below is the current ranking of all the powerful Kuwaiti women who made the top 100.

10 – Suad Al Humaidi
16 – Sheikha Hessa Bint Saad Abdullah Salem Al Sabah
21 – Sheikha Al Bahar (pictured above)
34 – Maha Al Ghunaim
44 – Donna Sultan
55 – Rola Dashti
58 – Sara Akbar
63 – Maha Hussain
78 – Riham Fouad Al Ghanim
88 – Ghosson Al Khaled
94 – Faten Al Naqeeb

For the full list and article, visit the Arabian Business website [Here]

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15 comments, add your own...

  1. pickles says:

    This is more like the richest women in Kuwait.

  2. vieColor says:

    What ever happened to Aseel Al Awadhi?

  3. Rehab says:

    Met Sheikha during my internship at CAP. Very humble and generous person

  4. spell check says:

    dude get Suad Al Humaidhi’s name right, Al Humaidi is a completely different family. cheers

  5. Desert Girl says:

    Good for them! It is nice to see Kuwaiti women being praised in the press.

    Go Kuwaitiyat!

  6. SOS says:

    Good for them for taking the opportunities given to them and making a name for themselves, rather than living of daddy’s money. It takes a lot of hard work to get where they are.

  7. Hamed says:

    What a very sad list. And the criteria were? LOL.. Clearly says a lot about the integrity and credibility of the magazine.

  8. Pam says:

    If I’m writing a novel based on Kuwait and looking for someone to give me an in depth view of the Kuwaitis caste and class system, does anyone know who I can speak to or communicate with. I’m having a hard time finding some one who can explain in English. I am based in NYC. Thanks

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