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Womenpreneur Success Stories in Doing Business in the UAE


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As the world celebrates International Women’s Month, it’s important to highlight the inspiring stories of women entrepreneurs who have succeeded in doing business in the UAE. Despite the challenges and obstacles that women entrepreneurs face, these success stories prove that with determination and hard work, anything is possible. Here are just a few of the many inspiring stories of womenpreneurs who have achieved great success in the UAE:


Huda Kattan, founder of Huda Beauty:

Huda Kattan is a Dubai-based beauty influencer turned entrepreneur, who founded Huda Beauty in 2013. With her passion for beauty and makeup, Huda built her brand from scratch, starting with a beauty blog in 2010 and YouTube channel. Today, Huda Beauty is a globally recognized beauty brand with a presence in over 100 countries, offering a wide range of beauty products.


Dr. Raja Al Gurg, Managing Director of Dubai’s Al Gurg Group:

Dr. Raja Easa Al Gurg, the daughter of Easa Saleh Al Gurg and a well-known Emirati businesswoman in her own right, currently serves as the managing director and vice-chairperson of the ESAG Group. Along with managing her family’s business, she holds prominent positions in various organizations, including the Dubai Business Women Council, Dubai Chamber of Commerce & Industry, National Bank of Fujairah, and the Royal Bank of Scotland.

Dr. Al Gurg’s tireless efforts to empower women entrepreneurs in the UAE have earned her unprecedented local and global recognition. She has been ranked as the number one ‘Power Businesswoman in the Middle East’ by Forbes Middle East and was also listed.




Farida Al Awadhi, co-founder of The Hundred Wellness Centre:

Farida Al Awadhi, the inspiring co-founder of The Hundred Wellness Centre in Dubai. Her dedication to health and wellness is truly inspiring. She has built a thriving business that has earned both local and international recognition for its services, which include yoga, Pilates, and nutrition counseling. Her journey started with her passion for living a healthy lifestyle, which she transformed into a successful venture that helps others achieve their wellness goals. She is one of the true examples of how pursuing your passion can lead to great success and fulfillment in life.


Tara Rose Kidd, Founder, Tara Rose Salons

She’s not just the founder of Tara Rose Salons, a franchise with seven shops in Abu Dhabi that offers a unique approach to self-development for both clients and her 60+ employees, but also an advocate for women’s empowerment.

Tara’s mission is to create an ecosystem that empowers and equips people with the tools they need to succeed, both professionally and personally. She’s not content with just running successful salons – her newest venture is an educational platform for salon employees, where industry knowledge is combined with mental well-being and self-empowerment.


Lina Malas – managing director, Aventura Parks

After gaining valuable experience in the hospitality industry, Lina took a leap of faith and joined Aventura Parks as its Managing Director. 

Her leadership has been instrumental in ensuring that the park provides a safe, enjoyable, and memorable experience for guests, making it into one of the most popular attractions in the UAE.

Lina is a strong advocate for gender equality and provides her team with opportunities for self-development and growth, being proof to this is the Aventura Parks’ staff over 60% are women. Her unique approach has created a culture of empowerment and has helped to make Aventura Parks a great place to work.

She is one of the proofs that with hard work, determination, and a passion for what you do, anything is possible. She’s a true inspiration and a role model for anyone looking to make a positive impact in their industry and beyond.



These are just a few of the many inspiring success stories of womenpreneurs in the UAE. From beauty to construction, these women have broken barriers and shattered stereotypes to achieve their dreams. As the UAE continues to promote entrepreneurship and innovation, it’s clear that women are playing an increasingly important role in the country’s economic growth and development. Let us continue to celebrate and support the success of womenpreneurs in the UAE and around the world.

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