The Arab International Women’s Forum has announced that Dr Afnan Al Shuaiby and Sana Bardawil, have stepped down from their respective roles as Chair and Co-Chair, effective 14 February 2022, to pursue new opportunities.
The AIWF Board thanks Dr Afnan Al Shuaiby and Sana Bardawil for their service as Board Members and wishes them well for the future.
The Board of the Arab International Women’s Forum is pleased to announce that on 23 February 2022 an Executive Committee (Transitional) was appointed. The Committee will be chaired by HE Mona Al Moayyed, Managing Director of YK Al Moayyed and Sons and Member of the Shura Council, Bahrain.
Members of the Committee include:
Dr Oualae Alami, Vice President, Cluster Lead Hospital Business, Pfizer Biopharmaceutical Group;
Hani Ashkar, Middle East Senior Partner, PwC; and
Raghda Kurdi, Founder & General Manager, Advanced Pharma Services, Jordan.
All are longstanding AIWF Board Members and prolific leaders in business and in the community, both in the MENA region and internationally. The Committee, with the full support of the AIWF Board, will be leading the 2022 Annual Programme and activities, moving the organisation forward with our valued Global Partners and building on the 20 year legacy of Haifa Al Kaylani, who founded the Arab International Women’s Forum in 2001 in London.
As such, the 2022 AIWF Programme will be addressing key trends as well as timely and emerging issues and opportunities impacting women and young people in the region.