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

Industry: Culture and society

Company: Roudha Centre

Designation: Co-founder

Country: Qatar

Since launching the Roudha Centre just three years ago, the non-profit organisation has helped more than 6,000 women, 70 percent of whom are Qatari. Shareefa Fadhel heads up the agency, whose remit is to support female entrepreneurs and innovators in the Gulf state. “There is a lot of talk about support for women, but from our three years on the ground, support is lacked,” she told us last year. “Cooperation and local firms do not have women on their agendas or as high priority through their CSR strategies.”

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