Case Study

We Lead: Five Women Who Drove Company Success in the Middle East and North Africa And How Good Corporate Governance Helped

March 27, 2019

Recent IFC research in the MENA region demonstrates the positive correlation between board diversity and company performance.

This set of case studies presents an important addition to that growing body of knowledge on gender and business leadership. It tells the story of how five businesswomen from Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Morocco, and Yemen overcame economic, political, and societal obstacles to create successful companies in challenging environments. Their stories contain important lessons for development practitioners.




Related Links:

Case Study: Women on Boards - Research Study in Lebanon, March 2019

Case Study: Women on Boards - Research Study in Egypt, March 2019

Case Study: Gender Diversity in Jordan, October 2015

Article: Gender Diversity on MENA Boards, Ethical Boardroom, Summer 2017