According to the UAE's daily English-language newspaper 'The National', a coffee-table book recording the successes of 21 Emirati women in various fields including aviation, business, fashion, sport and film, was released at Le Meridian, Dubai on Sunday. 'Emirati Women Achievers', a 184-page coffee-table book, in English, has been published by UAE-based publishing company Xponent Media. The book was released by Mirza Al Sayegh, director of the office of Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Minister of Finance and Deputy Ruler of Dubai.
The woman behind the book, Meraj Rizvi, managing editor, Xponent Media, said that the 'Emirati Women Achievers' project took more than six months to complete. Some of the women featured are Alia Abdulla Al Mazrouei, chief operating officer of Mazrui Holdings; Film director Amal Al Agroobi; Amna Binhendi, Chief Executive of Bin Hendi Enterprises; Fatima Khalifa Al Enezi, an Emirates aircraft engineer; Lamya Abedin, designer and founder of the Queen of Spades; Mariam Othman, founder and director of Rashid Centre for Disabled; Dr Najat Mohammed Rashid, director of Medical Laboratories and Blood Banks; and Layla Abdul Aziz Al Redha, an endurance rider and trainer.
The 184- page book will be available in shops and can be ordered from the publishers Xponent Media, via firstname.lastname@example.org.