AIWF is led by a Board comprised of senior leaders from diverse sectors, who bring a wealth of expertise to our mission and advocacy in the region and globally

AIWF Founder & Executive Committee

Haifa Al Kaylani OBE President & Founder, The Arab International Women's Forum
HE Mona Al Moayyed Chair of the Executive Committee, The Arab International Women's Forum; Managing Director, YK Al Moayyed & Sons and Member of the Bahrain Shura Council
Dr Oualae Alami Vice President, Hospital Business Unit, Pfizer Biopharmaceutical Group
Raghda Kurdi Founder & General Manager of Advanced Pharma Services

The AIWF Board

Whilst the operational and strategic management of AIWF is delegated to our Chair, the Executive Committee, and the senior team, the AIWF Board is ultimately responsible for all that we do, for setting out our purpose, objectives and strategy, our values and reputation, and achieving the change we all wish to see for women and young people in the MENA region and internationally.

Salma Abdelgelil Chief Information Officer and Vice President of IT, Africa, Middle East, South Asia (AMESA)
Dr Alanoud Alsharekh Director of Ibtkar Strategic Consultancy
Ibtehaj Al Ahmadani Chairperson and Founder of Al Ahmadani Centre & Board Member of the Qatar Chamber of Commerce & Industry
Nadereh Chamlou Former Senior Advisor to the Chief Economist for the MENA Region, The World Bank
Chiara Corazza Private Sector Representative for France within the G20
Lujaina Darwish Chairperson of Infrastructure, Technology, Industrial and Consumer Solutions (ITICS), Mohsin Haider Darwish LLC
Dr Lamya Fawwaz Executive Director of Brand and Strategic Initiatives at Masdar; Director, Zayed Sustainability Prize; Program Director, Women in Sustainability, Environment and Renewable Energy (WiSER)
Mei Sim Lai Principal, LaiPeters & Co
Robert Lyle Director, Commonwealth Disaster Management Agency (CDMA)
Haruko Fukuda OBE Non-Executive Director, Investec Bank PLC
SungJoo Kim Chairperson & CEO, MCM Holding AG / Sungjoo Group
Hanan Saab Founder, Co-Owner and Managing Director, Pharmamed
Norma Taki PwC Middle East Transaction Services Partner, Inclusion & Diversity Leader and Retail and Consumer Markets Leader
Niki Tzavela Former Greek MEP in the European Parliament
Eugene Willemsen CEO AMESA, PepsiCo