Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Most Powerful Arab Women Sheikha Lubna Khalid Sultan al Qasimi Biography and Pictures

 Date Of Birth:  February 4, 1962 (age 50)
 Birth Place:      Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Nationality:     Emirati           
Religion:         Islam
Mini Biography: 
Sheikha Lubna Khalid Sultan al Qasimi is the Minister for Foreign Trade and was previously Minister of Economic and Planning of the United Arab Emirates (UAE). She was appointed on 1 November 2004. Sheikha Lubna holds the distinction of being the first woman to hold a ministerial post in the United Arab Emirates. She is a member of the ruling family of Sharjah and the niece to His Highness Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohamed Al-Qasimi. Lubna graduated from the California State University, Chico with a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, and has an Executive MBAAmerican University of Sharjah. Lubna received an honorary doctorate of science from California State University, Chico.


Business career:


Lubna Khalid Sultan al Qasimi's work at the DPA led His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Ruler of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Ports and Customs, to award her the “Distinguished Government Employee Award” in 1999 and appoint her as Chief Executive of Tejari, the first Middle Eastern Business-to-Business Marketplace. Lubna established the governmental organization in Dubai in June 2000 to promote e-business between organizations. Under Lubna's leadership, Tejari has won the awards for the World Summit for Information Society’s "Best e-Content Provider in e-business" (Geneva) and the UAE Super Brands Council "Super Brand of 2003". She is really popular in the UAE and admired by most women in the country, who consider her a role model.


  • Dubai Quality Group — for Support to Leadership, Quality, and Change, 2000
  • ITP Best Personal Achievement Award, 2000
  • Datamatix IT Woman of the Year 2001
  • Business. Com Personal Contribution Award, 2001
  • Datamatix Outstanding Contribution, 2002
  • Commonwealth of Kentucky Honorary title — Kentucky Colonel, 2003
  • World Summit Award for, 2003

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