100 Most Powerful Arabs 2018
Wed 27 Jun 2018 09:18 AM
Elissa Freiha

Company: Womena

Designation: Founder

By the end of 2017, Womena had invested more than AED3m in seven start-ups in the United Arab Emirates, with funds sourced from more than 40 angel investors located in MENA and New York City.

Womena was co-founded by Elissa Freiha, a Dubai-based Lebanese-American who is driven by a passion for female empowerment, education and deal-making in the UAE’s SME space. 

Womena has also launched a media platform and the first female focused tech accelerator in the region this year.