Panel Discussion with Sheikha Lubna al-Qasimi

Posted by on May 15, 2011 in Celebrating Women, Featured, United Arab Emirates | 0 comments

Sheikha Lubna bint Khalid Al Qasimi is the first woman to assume a cabinet position in the United Arab Emirates and has served as the country’s Minister for Foreign Trade since 2008. From 2004 to 2008, she was Minister for Economy of the U.A.E. Prior to entering politics, she was a successful businesswoman in the Gulf region. Three decades of experience in business and politics have made her an ideal champion for entrepreneurs in the GCC and beyond. She also continues to serve on the Board of Tejari, of which she was at one time the CEO.

In the video below from the 40th St Gallen Symposium, Sheikha Lubna shares her perspective on entrepreneurship and the role of the state in supporting it alongside other distinguished women who are leaders in international business and politics.

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