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More women than ever in our Power 100 list
Sunday, 28 March 2010

Six women have made our first batch of Power 100 members as the fairer sex took a record number of places in this year's annual list of the world's most influential Arabs.

A total of 13 new female entrants are in our list, part of a prestigious line-up of 17 top-ranking Arab women, with two featuring in the top 10, details of which will be revealed at 1pm.

Chipping away at the region’s glass ceiling are novelists, TV journalists and top businesswomen.

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Judging by this year’s Power List, the men are still comfortably winning the battle of the sexes in the Arab World.

With 83 entries, Arab men are still outpacing the fairer sex which – with 17 female entrants – has beaten its 2008 record with three new entries, but still has some way to go to level the playing field.

Included in our first collection (100-81) of Power 100 entrants are Dr Lamees Hamdan (83) whose appearance on the world famous Oprah TV chatshow shot her to overnight fame.

Hamdan, a mother of four, appeared on the programme to tell the American public, and wider global audience, about what life in the famous Gulf state of Dubai was really like.

In at number 90, although down eight places on the 2009 list, is Lebanese singer Nancy Ajram.

Winner of a 2008 World Music Award for best-selling Middle Eastern artist, Ajram is also the first and only female sponsor and spokesperson of Coca-Cola in the Middle East and Arab world.


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