Red carpet vibes
This week Emirates Woman hosted its Woman of the Year awards at a glitzy Studio 54 themed event in JBR’s five star Rixos Premium hotel in Dubai. The awards celebrated the achievements of women across the region, with eight exceptional women being awarded trophies on the night.
Guests enjoyed live music, an a la carte dinner, along with pop up activities including a photo booth a stand by Jean Paul Gaultier and a gift bag with treats from brands like Stefaniamode.com, George Jensen, Trevor Sorbie, No.7, Bioderma, Aldo, Desigual, Parfois, Bo concept and Rebecca Minkoff.
Luxury jewellery brand Vhernier was the lead sponsor for the event, and also sponsored the Arts & Culture category. Meanwhile luxury jewellery brand Georg Jensen sponsored the Humanitarian category and social media giant Facebook partnered with Emirates Woman for the #SheMeansBusiness category.
Achievers award – Alisha Moopen – executive director of Aster DM Healthcare
Young Talent award – Alia Al Neyadi – the first Emirati ballerina
#SheMeansBusiness award – Dina Ghandour – founder of yApparel
Humanitarian award – Dr Mai Al Jaber – acting medical director and public health medicine specialist at Healthpoint Abu Dhabi
Visionaries award – Kamilla Omarzay – founder of The Snack Society
Lifetime achievement award – Patricia Millns – Artist
Arts & Culture award – Batool Jafri – Mixed Media Visual Artist
Emirates Woman, Woman of the Year award – Dr Mai Al Jaber – acting medical director and public health medicine specialist at Healthpoint Abu Dhabi
Images: Emirates Woman, Getty