Amwal Al Ghad Magazine Deplores Fake Nomination Lists Showing Discrepancy in Selection Process

Dina Abdel-Fattah: Amwal Al Ghad Magazine Targets Sustainable Positive Impact Through Its Annual Ranking, Prioritizing women’s issues on the national agendas

Cairo – January 19, 2022:

Amwal Al Ghad magazine, an affiliate of the United Media Services Company “UMS”, will announce its annual list of the 50 most influential women in business for the year 2021 on February 22 during its annual ceremony, which will be held under the auspices and extensive participation of government-level officials, along with the participation of business community leaders, financial and investment institutions, and civil society organizations. This unique annual event will shed light on the multi-sector achievements witnessed by the Egyptian state, especially female-led achievements that have been of great results during the past year, in light of the unlimited support provided by the political leadership and the government for women in the current stage, receiving a major focus as part of the identity of the “New Republic”.

The list of female honorees has been developed as an outgrowth of the Amwal Al Ghad magazine’s ranking, which has been positioned as a major certified ranking of the 50 most influential women in Egypt. This ranking process is carried out annually under the auspices of the Egyptian government, according to a set of criteria that measure the achievement of influential women during the past year. Those successful women have shown resilience and strength in overcoming unprecedented challenges, showing the women’s capabilities to hold vital positions, perform ministerial duties in the country, and run many major institutions.

The magazine denounces some attempts to release fake nomination lists, based on the magazine’s choices during the past 7 years, pursuing to imitate the same experience without complying with accurate scientific standards. Hence, this would weaken the credibility and professionalism of sustaining such positive change in the annual ranking process that is jointly carried out in cooperation with many ministries and institutions, which leads to a discrepancy in the classification process criteria, which the 50 most influential women annual ranking is based upon, as these fake lists are only released on the social media platforms.

For her part, Dina Abdel-Fattah, Editor-in-Chief of Amwal Al-Ghad magazine, said that the selection of the list of the most powerful businesswomen in Egypt is carried out based on precise criteria, which assess the actual impact of achievements, in addition to other criteria related to the nominee’s extent of professional experience and the community participation during the year. She also highlighted the honorable multi-sector achievements of a large number of women, stressing the importance of utilizing the Egyptian women’s production capabilities and creativity to boost the added value as well as achieve comprehensive sustainable growth as targeted by the political leadership.

She pointed out that the magazine Amwal Al Ghad Magazine targeted achieving sustainable positive impact through its annual ranking, prioritizing women’s issues on the national agendas amid the challenges faced at all sectors in a way for re-identifying the Egyptian identity according to sat of criteria that eliminate discrimination, as well as boosting women’s humanitarian and professional roles.

Abdel-Fattah pointed out that the selected list strongly indicates the necessity of developing and strengthening the inspiring and successful roles of women who gained distinguished experiences in various fields, shedding light on their inspiring experiences, and promoting them effectively to motivate the new female generations.

The editor-in-chief of Amwal Al-Ghad magazine confirmed the magazine’s keenness to contribute to supporting and advocating Egyptian women’s issues and eliminating the challenges that hinder their economic, political, and social participation, which is considered a major focus of the media strategy of the United Media Services Company “UMS”, of which the magazine is honored to be an affiliate.

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