Qatari Businesswomen Association partners with TBY

Doha, Qatar, September 15, 2021—TBY’s latest research on the Qatari economy is in full swing, with the upcoming The Business Year: Qatar 2022 set to release as Qatar plays host to the FIFA World Cup. And on top of the analysis on how the 2022 FIFA World Cup has impacted the local economy, the publication will include a special feature on women in leadership positions in Qatar and their contribution to Qatar National Vision 2030.

Through this coverage, TBY will invite inspiring women to share their words and come together to represent the country and its female leadership. And in order to shed more light on this topic shaping Qatar’s economy and society, TBY has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the QBWA. At the signing ceremony QBWA was represented by Aisha Al Fardan, Vice Chairwoman of QBWA, and Nataly Almanza, Country Manager of TBY.

On the occasion, Al Fardan was quoted as saying; “QBWA is very happy to be working with TBY to best capture how women are contributing to the development of Qatar, in a context where the country will gain international exposure thanks to the final preparations for the FIFA World Cup.” TBY’s Almanza declared: “The Business Year is grateful to QBWA and all the female representatives for their support in preparing this new edition on Qatar. Special attention needs to be given as well to international companies that have invested in Qatar and decided to appoint females in leadership positions, as they are contributing significantly to gender equality.”

The Business Year has been in Qatar since 2014, and some of the women it has interviewed for its reports include: Dr. Hanan Mohamed Al Kuwari, Minister of Public Health; Hessa Al-Jaber, Chairperson of Qatar Satellite Company (Es’hailsat); Reem Al Mansoori, Assistant Undersecretary of Digital Society Development, MOTC; and Sheikha Alanoud Bint Hamad Al-Thani, Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Chief Business Officer at QFC Authority.

The Business Year: Qatar 2022 will be TBY’s eighth edition on Qatar and the publication will coincide with Qatar’s final preparations for the FIFA World Cup. Interviewees will be invited to share their words on how companies and institutions have contributed to the long road to hosting the event, as well as on plans for the future to maintain the country’s strong growth path in the event’s aftermath.

The publication will be distributed both domestically and globally and will reach an even larger audience via The Business Year’s powerful network of digital platforms. All interviews and content will be also available on key business information platforms, including Bloomberg Terminal, Refinitiv Eikon, Dow Jones Factiva, and FactSet, as well as PressReader and Google Books, and will be available at

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