100 most powerful Arab women 2012
Sun 04 Mar 2012 11:26 AM
Dr. Hessa Al Jaber
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Dr. Hessa Al Jaber

Industry: IT and telecoms

Company: ictQatar

Designation: Secretary general

Country: Qatar

Dr. Hessa Al Jaber has led Qatar’s ICT strategy
across sectors since ictQATAR’s establishment in 2004, spearheading major initiatives
in government, education and business. Al Jaber has been instrumental in the liberalisation
of Qatar’s telecommunication
market and has helped spearhead the modernisation of Qatar’s government through information
technology. Al Jaber also serves as a commissioner on the WHO/ITU Commission on
Information & Accountability for Women & Children’s Health.