Faiza Al Sayed
Vice President , Dubai Business Women Council
Mrs. Faiza Al Sayed is one of the most sought after and recognized women in Dubai. With her warm, giving heart she has been a driving force in helping Emirati women to be motivated, productive, and successful.
Mrs. Al Sayed helped establish the remarkable Dubai Business Women’s Council (DBWC) in 2002. Serving as Vice President of DBWC since its inception, she has helped countless women to attain economic empowerment. The DBWC offers educational programming, mentoring, networking, and outreach to both professional and entrepreneurial women. It is the official organization for business women in Dubai.
Mrs. Al Sayed also serves on the Board of Directors for the Dubai Chamber of Commerce & Industry and is a member of the Arab International Women’s Forum – London.
Mrs. Al Sayed not only shares her time, she shares her firsthand knowledge of entrepreneurship. She has run a home furnishings store since 1993, and she started a chain of beauty salons in 2003 (with four locations in Dubai’s five-star hotels). She is on the Executive Team of Al Fahim Group, one of Abu Dhabi’s most successful family businesses where she heads the Group’s Central Procurement. As such a successful businesswoman, Mrs. Al Sayed has been an inspiration and role model for women throughout the Middle East. Admittedly, she is most proud of two specific women – her daughters Hana and Nada.