Former IPRA President Loula Zaklama honoured by Egypt’s Head of State
1 year, 5 months ago
At a ceremony held in the Presidential Palace in Cairo, Egypt’s head of state, President El Sisi, honoured Loula Zaklama as a brilliant role model for women. Loula is the founder of Egypt’s first communication agency Rada Research and Public Relations. She was IPRA President in 2006 and is now an IPRA Member Emeritus.
Loula commented “During my career path, I have earned local, regional and international awards, but being recognised by President El Sisi is a unique honour.”
Egypt is determined to enhance the empowerment of women and currently has eight female ministers. Other women honoured as role models included ambassadors, academics, doctors and politicians.
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