World Woman Foundation is delighted to announce Fatma Al-Nuaimi, Communications Executive Director, Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy, Qatar as the World Woman Hero honoree for 2023 during World Economic Forum week.  The award ceremony was held at Hard Rock International in Davos on Jan 19, 2023. World Woman Foundation annually honors female leaders who have demonstrated leadership, strength, and courage in their commitment to causes or positively impacted others’ lives of women and girls to create a better world. 

Fatma Al-Nuaimi & Rupa Dash

Fatma Al-Nuaimi & Rupa Dash

As the nation of Qatar seeks to evolve beyond its roots, women like Fatma Al-Nuaimi redefined the role of women. Fatma has held several high posts on the government committee charged with hosting the FIFA World Cup. She also has played key roles in programs to develop young Qatari talent and support digital entrepreneurs. Fatma stands out as a woman in a society that has long been a man’s world — a woman now primed to lead the way into the future. World Woman Hero Fatma Al-Nuaimi is leading the new era of change in Middle East.

“Fatma Al-Nuaimistands out as a woman in a society that has long been a man’s world — a woman now primed to lead the way into the future. World Woman Hero Fatma is leading the new era of change for Middle East.”
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The World Woman Hero honorees include; Helen Clark, Former Prime Minister of New Zealand; Ghada Owais, Lebanese broadcast journalist Al-Jazeera;  Federica Marchionni, CEO of Global Fashion Agenda; Nicola Mendelsohn, VP of Global Business Group, Meta and Geralyn Ritter EVP, External Affairs & ESG, Organon.

Global leaders from 30+ countries and 450 delegates attended the conference and World Woman Hero Awards during the World Economic Forum Week in the heart of Davos to launch a bold new gender equality agenda for women and girls. 

It is our honor to celebrate heroes like Fatma Al-Nuaimi, who have dedicated their lives to improving the state of women’s and girls’ equality in a bold new way that is about dignity, choice, and equality. The new wave of change for women is possible only because of heroes like Fatma, who lead the change by example. We are delighted to honor her with World Woman Hero Award 2023.” says Rupa Dash, Co-Founder, and CEO of, the World Woman Foundation


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