View of part of the Fujairah Corniche and the Hajar Mountains in the Background

Monday, April 21, 2008

Women of the United Arab Emirates

A comprehensive article on influential women in the UAE, along with personal profiles, appears in one of the early editions of The National newspaper.

It is well worth tagging for the filing cabinet.

Link: Hamida Ghafour, ‘Women of Influence’, The National, 20 April 2008.

Image: Sheikha Lubna Khalid Sultan al Qasimi is one of the significant leaders in the UAE. Lubna was the first woman to hold a ministerial post in the United Arab Emirates.

Post Script
Melisende on her blog, Women of History, has a story posted 5 April 2008, on Beatrice De Cardi who has been working as an archaeologist in the UAE for decades.