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The Six Degrees of Justin Bieber

Justin Bieber will be coming to Dubai on May 4th next year but how will Kipp connect him to the World’s largest musical fountain, an Emirati businesswoman and an American business magazine?

September 12, 2012 6:26 by

Sheikha Lubna Al Qasimi

One of the most successful and powerful women in the UAE is Sheikha Lubna Al Qasimi, who is a member of the ruling family of Sharjah and niece to Sheikh Sultan bin Mohamed Al-Qasimi. She is the current Minister for Foreign Trade and the founder and CEO of Tejari, the Middle East’s first business-to-business online marketplace. Kipp found out that she was the first woman to hold a ministerial position as the UAE Minister of Economy and Planning in November 14, 2004. In July, she received “Lifetime Achievement Award” in recognition of her role in supporting and encouraging the success of women and her contributions in human development, at the Asia HRD Congress 2012 in Bangalore. She also sits on the board of directors at the Dubai Chamber for Commerce and Industry.  In March, she scooped up the first position in 100 Most Powerful Arab Women 2012 list by…


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