Industry: Culture and society
Company: Council of Arab Businesswomen
Sheikha Hessa is president of the Council of Arab Businesswomen (CABW). She is a successful entrepreneur with past work at the International Marine Petroleum Company, and within the Ministry of Defense’s Department of Medical Services.
With reference to women’s empowerment in the workplace, she served on several committees, including the Kuwait Volunteers Women Society, the Kuwait Businesswomen Committee, Arab African Woman Council, and the Women’s Affairs Committee.
Sheikha Hessa has served as the head of the Council for Arab Businesswomen since 1999 and has been recognised by a series of regional and international organisations.