5 Most Inspiring Women in Jordan
The greatest achievement was at first and for a time a dream. The oak sleeps in the acorn, the bird waits in the egg, and in the highest vision of the soul a waking angel stirs. Dreams are the seedlings of realities. — James Allen
Perhaps one of the most inspiring people in the world not only in Jordan, Queen Rania is always a true inspiration to all women (and men) across the globe. Her Majesty’s social agenda on Education, Community Empowerment, Sustainability and Cross Culture Dialogue, make her a Global Figure, and a Jordanian Pride.
Deema Bibi joined the United Nations Development Fund for Women in 2000 to enhance her career. She is now the CEO of Injaz, a non-profit organization that seeks to educate and inspire young people in Jordan to succeed in business. In partnership with businesses and the country’s Ministries of Education and Higher Education, and through the support of volunteers, corporations, and the United States Agency for International Development.
On the first of June 2010, 3ohood Al-Majali was appointed as the first female district attorney in Amman. Mrs. Majali was one of the few judges that have proven reliability and a great ability over the past years for the determination of important issues and has encouraged the move to appoint first woman attorney general and the judge covenants.
Faten is one of the toughest, most dedicated women I have ever met in my life. As the office in charge at the UNWFP I have seen her work and dedication to raising funds to fight hunger for over 6 months now. Amidst planning a Fundraising Gala Dinner, The Walk the World End Hunger Campaign in Jerash and the La Yumal Show during the holy month of Ramadan, Faten still finds the time to manage the UNWFP Office in Amman and lead her team to fighting hunger in Jordan and the world.
Journalist and activist for women’s rights, Rana Husseini as a young journalist researched and produced this astonishing book that has helped change the horrendous situation for women who are killed in the name of family honor in the Middle East. Rana writes for The Jordan Times, and her book is a firsthand account of the many stories behind cases of so-called honor killings that she uncovered during years of international investigative reporting from Jordan, the UK and the US..
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