100 most powerful Arab women 2013
Thu 28 Feb 2013 12:58 PM
Buthaina Al Ansari
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Buthaina Al Ansari

Industry: Culture and society

Company: Qatariat

Designation: Founder

Country: Qatar

Occupation: Founder

A high-flying and inspiring business executive in Qatar,
Buthaina Al Ansari received a Qatar Business Women Award for her Qatarisation
work at Al Rayan Investment.

Using her degrees from universities in Qatar, London and
Cairo, she founded and manages Qatariat, a company that specialises in helping
Qatari women advance into the workforce. Qatariat has three elements: the
Qatariat Training and Development,  Qatariat
Magazine, and the Qatariat Development Consultancy.

Al Ansari is a born leader and actively promotes positive
change for her country and the emerging talent of Qatari women. As Senior HR
Director of QTel she leads with passion and integrity and continues to
challenge the status quo.

As an entrepreneur and Chairperson of Qatariat T&D she
collaborates with innovative and best-in-class organisations to raise the
benchmark and quality of expertise in Qatar.

Al Ansari has a masters degree in business management and HR
strategic planning from Qatar University, as well as a masters in HR from the
American University in Cairo.

She was voted L’Officiel Qatar’s most inspirational Arab
woman of the year in 2012.

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