Industry: Banking and Finance
Company: Kuwait Finance & Investment Company
Designation: Vice Chairwoman
The vice chairwoman of Kuwait Finance and Investment Company is one of her country’s most powerful businesswomen, paving the way for other female economic leaders. She was educated at the American University in Paris and owns the Fouad Al-Ghanim Group, one of the state’s most diverse conglomerates. She has her hands in everything, as it’s a leading provider of Audi, Skoda and Lamborghini vehicles, partners with international companies looking to invest in Kuwaiti oil schemes, and oversees both the Kuwait Continental Hotel Co. and Sama Kuwait travel company.