WTS Looking to Expand Its Global Reach
Dallas, Texas – May 3, 2018 – Women That Soar, LLC, a Dallas-based media company, added Dr. Nashwa Al Ruwaini to its Executive Board. Dr. Al Ruwaini is currently the CEO and Board Member of Pyramedia Productions, CEO of Delma Medical Centre and Spa, and CEO of the Nashwa Charity Foundation. In her role with WTS, Dr. Al Ruwaini will help grow WTS’ Middle Eastern market, while also contributing to the establishment of WTS as global brand.
As a member of the International Academy of TV Arts and Sciences and Co-Founder and Board Member of the Abu Dhabi Film Festival, Dr. Al Ruwaini will bring a wealth of industry expertise to WTS. “It is an honor and privilege to have Dr. Nashwa Al Ruwaini join our Board. Her leadership, knowledge and media experience will help WTS foster new opportunities and partnerships that will expand our growth in the Middle Eastern market”, Gina Grant, CEO and Founder of WTS.
Dr. Al Ruwaini began her career on Qatari radio before becoming the youngest Arab woman on TV where was a presenter on Qatar TV. She then became a household name on MBC and Dubai TV where she had her own shows and was dubbed “The Oprah Winfrey of the Middle East” because of her ability to discuss topics boldly, fearlessly and with no boundaries. She was also a major contributor to the establishment of MBC Group into the powerhouse that is today after setting up MBC Egypt which is still very popular today and where she produced award winning shows for the channel.
In 1998, she established her own production company, Pyramedia, which is now one of the largest of its kind in the region, which has produced popular TV shows in the UAE such as Million’s Poet and The Prince of Poets which have all been dedicated to the preservation of UAE culture and poetics.
Among her long list of accolades was being selected this year among the Most Influential People in the UAE by Arabian Business Magazine. This follows being listed as one of the 100 Most Powerful Arab Women in 2011-2015 also by Arabian Business. Last year she was listed among Top 100 Most Powerful Arab Businesswomen in Forbes Magazine again and Most Powerful Women to Watch in 2012 and Top 50 Most Powerful Business Women in the Middle East 2005, 2008 and 2014 also by Forbes.
The media company will continue to produce its signature “Women That Soar,” Awards, which recently aired in more than 10 markets March-April 2018. In addition, WTS will continue to produce year-round inspiring and empowering content and events for women.
WTS is a Dallas-based media and content development company founded in 2007 by Gina Grant, CEO. The company produces content and events geared towards empowering and inspiring women to soar personally and professionally.