LEBANON, 12 WOMEN AMONG TOP 100 FEMALE ENTREPRENEURS
According to a report by Forbes Middle East magazine, twelve Lebanese female entrepreneurs are listed in the annual ranking of the 100 most powerful Arab entrepreneurs. Lebanon is the third country most represented on the list after the United Arab Emirates (18 women) and Egypt (16). In 2016, 11 Lebanese women were included in this ranking.
According to the report, this year in particular, the position of women around the Arab world seems very important. The most significant sector is the banking sector, which represents 28% of the ranking in 2017. Several women in the region have been promoted the highest positions; these women have been providing services for a long time and have reached impressive results.
This report, which has been published each year since 2012, classifies female entrepreneurs according to their position, the business size in which they operate (turnover, number of employees) and their level of influence.