Rabat - Seven Moroccan women were selected among Jeune Afrique's 50 most powerful women in the African continent.
Rabat – Seven Moroccan women were selected among Jeune Afrique‘s 50 most powerful women in the African continent.
The first Moroccan woman on the list is Minister Delegate to the Minister of Foreign Affairs & Cooperation, Mbarka Bouaida, who ranked 7th, followed by Fatiha Mejatti, the “black widow of Jihad” and a member of the Islamic State’s (IS) media committee, who ranked 13th.
Saida Karim Lamrani, vice president of Safari Group (food, industry, finance) and daughter of Karim Lamrani, Prime Minister under the late King Hassan II, ranked 23rd.
The list also included Nawal El Moutawakel, the former Moroccan hurdler and Vice President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), who ranked 32nd.
The French-speaking magazine’s list of 50 powerful women also included Miriem Bensaleh Chaqroun, President of La Confédération Générale des Entreprises du Maroc (CGEM), who ranked 34th, Ghislane Guedira, Executive Director in charge of finance and controlling at Office Chérifien des Phosphates (OCP), who ranked 39th and Touria El Glaoui, founder of 1:54, the only contemporary art fair in Europe dedicated to Africa. She was ranked 47th.
The list was topped by Joséphine Ouédraogo, Burkina Faso’s Justice Minister, followed by Mozambique’s former first lady Garça Machel and Egyptian journalist Lamees al-Hadidi.