About Us

The International Business Women's Group (IBWG) of Abu Dhabi is a non-profit organisation  that was founded in 1995 by a group of expatriate business women looking to promote and support the capabilities of professional women in Abu Dhabi.  We are made up of a Board of Directors and a part-time paid Administrator and our membership is open to women of all nationalities doing business in Abu Dhabi and the UAE.

Board of Directors

Gulizar Jonian

IBWG Chairwoman

Alnasr Group
Architectural Consultant

Tel: 050 494 0455

Sana Bardawil

Director External Relations MENA, Royal Dutch Shell


Mahitab Shamseldin

Shell Abu Dhabi
Communications Manager

Tel: 050 614 1190

Nafisa Taha

Café de la Paix - Founder
ADDC CCC - Operation Manager

Te: 050 442 2914

Raya Abu Gulal


Women Lawyers Group
Corporate Lawyer & Managing Partner

Tel: 050 668 3170

Sienna Dagdag

IBWG Administrator


Tel: 050 327 6020