Skip to main content

Sheikha Dr. Hissah Saad Abdulah Salem Al-Sabah

Major Positions

Head of the Council of Arab Businesswomen, the Human Affairs of the International Marine Petroleum Company, and the Department of Medical Services, Ministry of Defense Military Hospital.
Board Director of ASAS international Company Holding Co. (K.S.C).
Chairperson of the Jana Egypt International for Real Estate Development Co. (E.S.C.), Narcotics Control Committee in Kuwait, Arab Federation of Non-Govt. Societies for Addiction Prevention.

Major Accomplishments

Sheikha Dr. Hissah Saad Abdulah Salem Al-Sabah is the Head of the Council of Arab Businesswomen, Head of the Human Affairs of the International Marine Petroleum Company, Head of Department of Medical Services – Research and Development at the Ministry of Defense Military Hospital, and Board Director of ASAS international Company Holding Co. (K.S.C). She is also Chairperson of the Jana Egypt International for Real Estate Development Co. (E.S.C.), Chairperson of the Narcotics Control Committee in Kuwait, Honorary Chairperson of the Arab Federation of Non-Govt. Societies for Addiction Prevention since 1996, a member of the Sarajevo Charitable Society, and a member of the Volunteer Women Society for Community Service since 1995. She holds a B.A. in Public Administration and Political Science from The American University of Beirut.

Sheikha Al-Sabah was also a member of the International Council of Alcohol and Addiction from 1999-2006, chairperson of the Kuwait Businesswomen Committee from 1999-present, Deputy Chairperson of the Women’s Affairs Committee from 2003-present, and Chairperson of the Council of Arab Businesswomen from 1999-present (currently serving her fifth term as chairperson). She was also Advisor to the Defense Minister of the State of Kuwait from 2001-2003, and Chairperson of the African and Arab Businesswomen Group in 2013.

Sheikha Al-Sabah has been honored many times for her work in the field of anti-narcotics and business. In 2002, she was honored as the First Lady by the UN Regional Office for Narcotics Control and Crime Prevention of North Africa and the Middle East due to her hard work. She was also selected in 2002 as the “Best Businesswoman in the Middle East Area” at the M.E. Distinguished Women Conference. In 2012, she was also awarded a Global Leadership Award for her efforts in the Women and Community Development Sector, and awarded by the Gusi Peace organization for her efforts to empower women in the Middle East.

Last modified: 02/11/2019

Share this: