The World’s 100 Most Powerful Arab Women
Mon 03 Mar 2014 03:25 AM
Reine Abbas
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Reine Abbas

Industry: IT

Company: Wixel Studios

Designation: Co-founder and managing partner

Country: Lebanon

Reine Abbas launched Wixel Studios, a Lebanese game development studio, along with her husband and a business partner back in 2007. Since then, the firm has gone from strength to strength, releasing a series of games that have mainly focused on politics. Last year, Wixel released Survival Race, which won an impressive number of downloads in Asia and the US. The firm’s most recent game is called Little Heroes, Big Deeds, which is an ‘edutainment’ tool for children. Abbas was named as one of the five most powerful women in gaming by Inc.com in 2013.

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