Lujaina Mohsin Darwish is one of Oman’s most admired business leaders.
She is Chairman of Infrastructure, Technology, Industrial and Consumer Solutions (ITICS) of Mohsin Haider Darwish LLC (MHD), one of Oman’s most trusted business houses.
She was ranked 23rd among the top 50 most powerful businesswomen in 2022 by Forbes Middle East. Under her leadership, MHD has experienced tremendous growth into new categories and product lines over the years.
She was elected to the country’s advisory council, the Majlis a Shura, one of only seven women elected since its inception, and has the distinction of being elected to this honorary position twice. In November 2015, he was appointed a Member of the State Council (Senate) by royal decree and is currently a member of the State Council.
Aiming to increase women’s participation in all spheres of society, Darwish has worked to build a strong foundation for women’s sport in the Sultanate. She is also a board member and chairman of the Women’s Football Commission.
The Sultanate’s newly formed women’s soccer national team is looking to make it big at the international level and hopes to one day represent Oman in World Cup play.
“It is our dream to one day play in the World Cup, but these will take time. Also, we are just starting out, so we need to take the team forward step by step.” – Darwish sarcastically.
Women’s empowerment has always been a theme very close to her heart. Her efforts at the national and local levels are geared towards uplifting, empowering and inspiring women. , has been appointed to the board of the Arab International Women’s Forum, which works to establish gender-inclusive communities in the GCC countries.
“The world has made great strides towards gender equality, but there is still a long way to go. Corporate demographics need to reflect not only the number of women working there, but also the inclusion of women in decision-making processes.” there is,” says Darwish.
She has led by example and advocated for women’s inclusion in her organization, MHD LLC. At MHD LLC, women are given ample opportunities to thrive and prove their mettle. We have special programs to mentor and develop outstanding female employees for leadership roles.
“Women have proven themselves to be powerful business leaders. With their keen business acumen and adaptable skill sets, women break stereotypes, broaden horizons and inspire an entire generation of women to follow their dreams.” I’ve been,” she continues.
Her friendly personality, combined with her humane approach and clear vision, has made her a sought-after lawyer for several diplomatic, governmental, and social organizations. He is Honorary President of the India Friendship Association and the Oman-Turkey Friendship Association.
Darwish’s exemplary leadership and influence is a perfect example of a catalyst for change, not just in Oman, but across the GCC region.