100 most powerful Arab women 2012
Sun 04 Mar 2012 11:26 AM
Nashwa Al Ruwaini
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Nashwa Al Ruwaini

Industry: Media

Company: Pyramedia

Designation: CEO

Country: UAE

Cairo-born Nashwa Al Ruwaini is the CEO of the UAE-based Pyramedia and director of the Middle East International Film Festival.  She started her career on the radio in Qatar at the age of 15, before becoming a TV presenter on Qatar TV. She later moved to London where she worked with MBC, before moving back to establish the channel’s Cairo office. In 1998, she finally established her own production company Pyramedia, which is now one of the largest in the Middle East.