For Women in Business, t’s All About Critical Mass / Laura Forman / Aug 2019

Engaging Men in Gender Equality: As Activists, Not Just Allies / Robert Baker / PWN Global / Apr 2019

Jordan leads MENA in gender equality / Shehab Al Makahleh / The Jordan Times / Jan 2019

Women’s studies and transformative politics: an Arab-Muslim perspective / Dr.Hanan Ibrahim, Amman Ahliyya University, Jordan / 2019

Driving the change / ethical boardroom / by Dr. Ashraf Gamal El Din – Chief Executive Officer, Hawkamah, 2017

Women on boards: Driving the change / Dr.Ashraf Gamal El Din Chief Executive Officer, Hawkamah / 2016

Why Diversity Matters: Women on Boards of Directors / Erica Hersh, Leadership & Management / Jul 2016

Podcasts & Videos

World Economic Forum on the Middle East and North Africa – The Rise of Arab Women / 2019

Why Women Lack Leadership Opportunities And Get Passed Over For Promotion / 2019

Every S&P 500 company now has a woman on board / 2019

Women on Board: Insider Secrets to Getting on a Board and Succeeding as a Director

Female board directors found to keep costs down

Women on Boards: Quotas or Not?


Useful Links


  • Jordan Securities Commission
  • Amman Stock Exchange (ASE)
  • Center for Women’s Studies / University of Jordan
  • Jordan Institute of Directors JIOD
  • Association of the Jordanian Women’s Solidarity Institute
  • National Committee for Women’s Affairs
  • Jordan Strategy Forum
  • Because I Care About
  • Ministry of Planning and International Cooperation
  • Ministry of Social Development
  • Ministry of Political and Parliamentary Affairs

Regional & International

  • OECD
  • OECD Corporate Governance
  • Hawmakah
  • Future Boards
  • Strategy+Business
  • World Bank Group
  • International Business Leaders (FCEM) Femmes chefs D’entreprises Mondiales
  • United Nations Development Program
  • USAID Jordan Local Enterprise Support Project
  • Dubai Women Establishment