Emirati trailblazer wants to see more women in business

After excelling in the retail sector and as an advocate for female entrepreneurship, Muna Al Gurg wants to see more women working for private businesses.

In 2008, Ms Al Gurg began studying at the London Business School for her Master of Business Administration degree.

“When it comes to the MBA, after many years working within my sector, I felt that I needed to come out of my comfort zone, I felt there were many areas in the business that I needed to learn about,” she said.

She said about half of her experience in London was interacting with people from different sectors and learning how they worked.

“I came out of it a different person. The London Business School is a strong school, they support women’s development. Recently, they sponsored the Women in Leadership programme, where they brought global leaders from all over the world – a fantastic array of women,” she said.

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