Rabat – Moroccan TV Host and content producer Leila Ghandi won the ‘Who is Who’ International Women Leaders Award yesterday, October 2, in Athens, Greece.
The Greek minister of shipping and island policy, Ioannis Plakiotakis, presented Ghandi with the award. Ghandi was one of 14 female leaders to be honored with the award.
“Who is Who” is an international organization and publication that awards the best and most influential people in various fields. According to the organization, Ghandi is a key personality in the media both in Morocco and internationally. She has become a source of inspiration and a role model for women.
Nicknamed “Bent Battouta”, Ghandi is a TV host, a photographer, a documentary film director, a published author, and a content producer. She has worked for TV channels including 2M and France2.
Ghandi also advocates for female empowerment, the protection of the environment, and the promotion of dialogue between cultures.
The TV host has won several awards internationally and was named Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres by the French Government, Opinion Leader by the UN Agency Search For Common Ground, and Emerging European Leaders by the Aspen Institute.
She has also been chosen to represent North Africa at the exhibition Summit of the African Union in Addis Ababa, was ranked among the 50 people with the most influence in Morocco. She was also selected to be among 50 high level women of the Mediterranean region to take part in the Women’s Forum in Rome.
In 2019, Ghandi was chosen by L’Oreal Paris as a woman of worth for its international campaign. She was also nominated at the Monaco Influencer Award in the Philanthropy category for her influence as a change maker and as a role model for women across the world.