Muscat – March 2017: Shaima bint Murtadha Al Lawati, Founder and Managing Director of Destination Sustainability, has recently been awarded the first prize of Al Wathbah Businesswomen Awards 2016 by Bank Muscat recognising her as one of the leading successful entrepreneurs in Oman.
Shaima is a pioneer and thought leader in CSR and sustainability practices in Oman. Over the past 16 year, she has initiated and led successful sustainable and social projects roles in multinational organisations, established CSR departments, and taken over leadership of organisations in need of direction and support. She has established her own business, Destination Sustainability, as a sustainability and CSR consultancy. She has worked on global frameworks carrying out evaluations and led successful sustainable and social projects.
Al Wathbah Businesswomen Awards is a platform to recognise the achievements and entrepreneurial zeal of women in the Sultanate. The awards recognise and encourage Omani women who have conquered the odds and have sustained their businesses and offered support to the surrounding communities as part of their CSR among other criteria. Al Wathbah Businesswomen’s Awards targets professional women to provide them with leadership development opportunities and innovative networking service dedicated to assisting businesswomen of all ages.