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WMF is proud to have partnered with highly experienced women leaders

that are volunteering their valuable time to mentor aspiring women like yourself.


Whether you are a corporate woman or an entrepreneur, you are sure to find a mentor that best suits your career developments goals.    

Here is all you need to do to begin your mentoring journey! 

1-  Apply for the WMF Mentorship Program. (If you haven't done so already, Click here to fill out the application)

2-  Complete the preparatory phase of the  WMF Mentorship Program.*

3- Choose the mentor(s)** that you believe can best support your development goals.***

* You will begin the preparatory phase once you have completed the registration.

** Mentors represent themselves. They do not in any way represent the businesses nor the companies nor any other persons that they are associated with.
***WMF will ask you to choose up to three mentors, in case your first choice is not available. 

Program Goals

The WMF Mentorship Program is an opportunity to develop your leadership skills and help you make your own personal career decisions with the guidance of a personal mentor.

Meet WMF Mentors


Wafa Ahmed Al-Qatami

A long-established business woman, banker and financial expert.

Highly knowledgeable in international trade and relations and sits on several corporate and non-corporate boards.

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Maha K. Al-Ghunaim

Established and led a leading investment company in the region. She has won many accolades in her field and is an accomplished speaker. She is now involved in the medical and IT field.

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Faten Al Naqeeb

Named one of the Arab world's most powerful women in business, She leads an international law practice with cross industry knowledge and more than 30 years of experience while sitting on various corporate boards.

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Sheikha Intisar AlSabah

Creates and leads diverse socially-driven businesses and social initiatives that support and create positive experiences and empowerment to the users.

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Nadia Akil

A CEO managing her Company’s real estate projects in Kuwait and the UAE. Began her career working in wealth management with a global bank in London as well as various other positions held in business development and strategy.

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Dr. Abeer Sulaiman Al-Omar

A Senior Executive leading Corporate Communications, Corporate & Government Services, Business Advocacy and Sustainability Committee. Launched a Women’s Empowerment Program for her company. An expert on Leadership, Strategic Planning and HR.

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Sheikha Al-Fulaij

A Partner at an international consultancy firm, and the first from the region to become so. Experienced in serving high-profile clients from several industries gaining her in-depth knowledge on various sectors.

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Eman M. Al-Awadhi

A Group Director for corporate communications for one of the largest holding companies in the region. Extensive career in public relations, media and journalism.

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Sebaa Orabi

A passionate designer, recognised as one of the most influential designers in the Middle East, she is an Associate Director heading interior design at large architectural and engineering firm, delivering award-winning strategic national projects and private mega projects across the Region. 

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Buthaina Al-Khubaizi

A Chief Operating Officer with global perspective and local insight. She has been leading teams and projects in multicultural environments from oil & gas, career development and investments.

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Salma Al-Hajjaj

Recipient of the MENA ‘HR Executive of the Year’ award, Salma holds memberships in: Arabian Society for Human Resources (ASHRM) Board of Trustees; GUST Business & Administration College Advisory Board; INJAZ Board; and the 7th GCC GOV HR Summit Advisory Board.  Salma has been playing an active role in supporting women in the corporate world.

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Faten Abu-Ghazaleh

Recipient of the 'Business Woman of the Year' award, Faten is Founder & President of a company that advises businesses on how to build a culture of excellence to gain customer satisfaction and loyalty. She had a long corporate career at a leading bank where she was responsible for Marketing & Retail.

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Farah Al-Humaidhi

Leading entrepreneur, owns and manages eight businesses providing diverse interior design and home-related services and products. A public figure, she continues to find creative ways to educate and inspire the public on her profession while at the same time empowering the interior design sector through public programs and expos.

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Shaima Salmeen

Shaima Salmeen

Vice President at the largest private oilfield services company and the most senior female leader from the GCC in her field, leads her company’s Regional operational strategy and vision. She has worked in different locations around the world, gaining her professional excellence and world-class expertise.

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