Businesswomen Award to be announced on May 21

DUBAI — Winners of the prestigious Emirates Businesswomen Award 2006, launched by Shell and Dubai Quality Group to recognise and honour women achievers in the UAE, will be announced at a formal ceremony to be held on Sunday, May 21, 2006 at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Dubai.

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Published: Fri 19 May 2006, 12:50 PM

Last updated: Sat 4 Apr 2015, 3:45 PM

A supreme jury chaired by Shaikha Lubna Al Qasimi, the UAE Minister of Economy, and the country's first woman minister will select the winners of this year's Award. Other members of the panel include Dr Amna Khalifa, Professor at the Faculty of Education of UAE University, Al Ain, Dr Rawdha Al Mutawa, Chairperson of the Businesswomen Council in the UAE, and non-voting members, Hussain Al Mahmoudi, Head of External Affairs and HSSE (Health, Safety, Security and Environment), Shell and Abdul Qader Obaid Ali, Chairman of Dubai Quality Group.

Al Mahmoudi said: "We are delighted with the enthusiastic response the Emirates Businesswomen Award has received this year from 76 UAE National and expatriate women. Shell is proud to have contributed to this pioneering initiative, which has grown in popularity and stature since its launch four years ago, to become the country's most sought-after recognition of excellence in the corporate and professional world."

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