The 100 Most Powerful Arab Women 2015
Thu 26 Feb 2015 12:00 PM
Maryam Matar
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Maryam Matar

Industry: Science

Company: UAE Genetic Diseases Association

Designation: Founder

Country: UAE

Maryam Matar is chairwoman of the UAE Genetic Diseases Association and one of the most influential women in science today.

She is also Deputy Chairperson of Dubai Cares, a board member of the Marriage Fund, Awqaf and Minors Affairs Foundation, Dubai Women Establishment, Damas International Limited and the Canadian University of Dubai.

Her notable achievements include launching initiatives including UAE Free of Thalassemia 2012, and the UAE Down’s Syndrome Association.