LEWAS - Leadership Excellence for Women Awards & Symposium

20 - 22 October 2020   |   VIRTUAL SYMPOSIUM
Under the Patronage of HE Shaikh Mohamed bin Khalifa Al Khalifa, Minister of Oil, Kingdom of Bahrain
Under the Patronage of HE Shaikh Mohamed bin Khalifa Al Khalifa, Minister of Oil, Kingdom of Bahrain

#LEWAS2020  I  20 - 22 October 2020  I  Virtual symposium

#LEWAS2021  i  14 - 16 september 2021  i  kingdom of bahrain

ABOUT lewas

LEWAS began in 2013 with the objective to Engage, Empower and Elevate women in energy. Since its inception, it has recognized and honoured women who are not only making a mark but are also being an advocate for women empowerment in the Middle East. The platform celebrates women who have consistently pushed boundaries having shown excellence by producing tangible and path-breaking leadership traits, raised the bar for gender diversity, and finding new avenues to address inclusion issues.

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LEWAS 20 Reem Al Ghanim

LEWAS Conference Chairperson

Reem Al Ghanim

Division Head, Chemicals - HR and
Support Services, Saudi Aramco

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LEWAS 20 Ezz Almannai

LEWAS Conference Co-Chair

Ezz Almannai

Director, Planning and Development,
National Oil & Gas Authority (NOGA)


The Leadership Excellence for Women Awards recognizes outstanding women in the energy industry who have excelled professionally and personally through their unmatched contribution in the areas of leadership, innovation, talent, research, and outreach. Each of the seven awards cover categories ranging from academic excellence to technical categories, open to women of age 18 onwards.

Open to all nationalities based out of the Middle East, LEWAS encourages students, academia, line managers, business directors, scientists, owners, content creators, government and private sector to participate as long as they have worked in their capacity to make the energy industry a better place.

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2019 Awards Winners

Aram Alyahya

Business Systems Analyst

Saudi Aramco

Dr. Ilham Qattan

Assistant Professor-Medical Molecular Virology

Taibah University

Tasneem Al Sharif

Haradh Unit Supervisor

Saudi Aramco

Reem Al Anbari

Chief Financial Officer

ADNOC - Abu Dhabi National Oil Company

Tariq Al-Thuwaini

Manager Quality Assurance

Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC)

Saudi Aramco

Saudi Aramco

About the Symposium

Over the years, LEWAS has become the forerunner in the Middle East, bringing the world’s notice to outstanding women leaders, championing change, addressing hard-to-talk issues and creating an environment of collaboration across the industry and beyond.

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