QBWA strengthens collaboration with QIB to empower women in business

By Arya M Nair, Official Reporter
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QBWA & QIB partnership

Qatari Businesswomen Association (QBWA) and Qatar Islamic Bank (QIB) have signed a partnership agreement, in a move to support women in business in Qatar.

The agreement, signed by Aisha Alfardan, QBWA Vice Chairman, and Bassel Gamal, Group CEO of QIB, represents a significant milestone in QBWA’s continuous efforts towards women empowerment, and solidifies QBWA’s impact and solidifies its position as a key player in driving economic growth.

It also underscores the bank’s ongoing dedication to supporting women as part of its strong commitment to the local economy, the strengthening and diversification of the private sector.

Bassel Gamal_QBWA & QIB partnership
Bassel Gamal 
Group CEO – QIB

“We are pleased to announce our collaboration with QBWA for the upcoming year. This partnership will benefit female entrepreneurs and business owners by introducing all QBWA members to QIB’s complete set of financial products and services. Our goal is to support entrepreneurship and innovation while offering financial security to each individual. As a bank deeply rooted in Qatar, we consider it our responsibility to contribute to the nation’s growth and well-being. QBWA has proven itself as a driving force in economic development, aligning with the government’s vision. We are proud to collaborate with such a dynamic organization.”

During the signing ceremony, Aisha Alfardan thanked QIB for their support and emphasized the importance of this collaboration in driving meaningful change.

Aisha Alfardan said that, “At QBWA, we firmly believe that empowering women in business is not only important but is also considered a strategic investment in our collective future. By partnering with QIB, we are strengthening our ability to provide women entrepreneurs with the support and the resources they need to succeed and thrive in today’s competitive landscape.”

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