Emirates Woman thinks globally and supports locally. As the region’s leading women’s fashion and lifestyle brand and with over 40 years at the forefront of publishing in the Middle East, we remain dedicated championing and supporting the incredible women of the region and beyond. The event returns this year to shine a light on those achieving outstanding achievements in their industries and those living with the values we align ourselves with of integrity, authenticity, excellence, and grit.

Nominees will be shortlisted by Emirates Woman and winners will be decided by a combination of public vote and judges within the industry. Awards will be given for the previous 12 months and an additional award will be given for EW – Woman of the Year Award.
The Collectors Issue
Her Excellency Sheikha Bodour bint Sultan Al Qasimi
Valérie Messika
Duha Al Ramadhan
Louis Vuitton

The Winter Escape Issue
Dr Barbara Sturm
Azza al Hujairi
Dr Mouzayan Ginzarly
Hala Abdallah

The Reset Issue
Wdeema Almeheri
Dr Simoné Laubscher
Elle Sawyer
Salam Shaban

The Innovation Issue
Fay Ezzat
Arwa Al Kadi
Michele Barclay
Nat Morcos

The Style Issue
Ghada AlSubaey
Helen Pleic
Sonia Leretz
Anna Chybisova

The Elevate Issue
Fatma AlOtaiba
Ahlam Shahin
Buthaina AlZadjli
Dalia Al Karnous

The Horology Issue
Melika Yazdjerdi
Sophie Hill
Irina Cibanu
Negin Baradari

The Skin Issue
Claire Miller
Dr Mouna Abasssy
Dr Barbara Paldus
Rebecca Treston

The Summer Escape Issue
Tania Santos Silva
Olivia Von Halle
Nayla Albaloushi
Nouf Omar

The Trailblazers Issue
Nisreen Shocair
Amira Sajwani
Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Abdullah Al Qasimi
Lucy Goff- LYMA

The Fearlessness Issue
Juana Martini
Mona Bin Kalli
Captain Aisha Al Mansoori
Lamia Al Otaishan Aydın

EW – Woman of the Year 2023


The awards ceremony will honour and celebrate the achievements of the women in the region as well as globally who are visionary, excelling in their individual fields, carving out their own paths in their chosen industries and going the extra mile. The black-tie event will be an intimate occasion with a champagne reception and seated dinner.


This is an invite only event, however, there will be a small allocation of tickets available to the public in October. For more information, please contact