2006 Updated Again

2006 Global Summit of Women


June 10-12, 2006

“Redefining Global Leadership”

Over 900 Delegates from 75 Nations travel to Cairo, Egypt to participate in the 2006 Global Summit of Women

Summit Highlights Video (Click to Watch)

Women Redefining Business Leadership in Egypt (Click to Watch)

2006 Summit Awardees


Suzanne Mubarak, First Lady of Egypt
Trailblazing First Lady who spearheaded social and economic advancements for Egyptian women
Founded the Arab Women Organization to unite and empower women in the region




Myrna Yao, Chairperson of the National Commission on the Role of Filipono Women and President of the  National Council of Women in the Philippines

Artemis Toumazi, Founder and President of the Women’s Cooperative Bank Cyprus Ltd., 

Egypt Women’s Leadership Award


Youssreya Loza Sawiris, Secretary-General of the Sawiris Foundation
Dedicated work with Foundation to assist women through education and economic empowerment programs
Former member of the Egyptian Parliament, she also founded a private audit firm to provide services to associations and nonprofit organizations.


Summit Sponsors




What Participants are saying…

“Attending the Global Summit of Women for the first time has really opened my eyes.  I always saw myself as a corporate woman.  Until I started exploring different models of entrepreneurship and analyzing my own skills.”
– Dr. Asia Maccawi Ahmed, Librarian, Ahfad University for Women

“Three weeks have already passed since my return from Egypt… This Summit was magical in all its aspects, the great number of fascinating and capable women, the incredible generosity of your Egyptian hosts, the excellent organization of such a momentous gathering.”
– Kerstin Connor,  2006 Summit Participant

“The Summit was a huge success with the ITT (6 of us).  They were inspired and they have recommended that going forward that we continue to be a part of it.  Clearly there has been an individual positive impact on each of the participants.”
– Usha Wright, Senior Vice President, Global Workforce Strategy,
ITT Corporation