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JHAH in top three at Leadership Excellence for Women Awards & Symposium

Bahrain, October 15, 2019 – Johns Hopkins Aramco Healthcare (JHAH) was placed in the top three Corporate Excellence candidates at last night’s Leadership Excellence for Women Awards (LEWAS), held at the Bahrain International Exhibition & Convention Centre.

Nomination for the award recognizes organizations that have excelled in initiatives to encourage, advance, hire and retain women through inclusive hiring and development practices. Saudi Aramco won the award and the other finalist in the category with JHAH was Gulf Petrochemical Industries Company.

LEWAS is the forerunner in the GCC to honor talented and influential women, address pressing issues, develop new and better opportunities and create long-lasting collaborations and partnerships. The award program is dedicated to recognizing professional excellence and celebrates those who demonstrate innovation, leadership and talent while advocating for women’s empowerment, in both academic and business sectors.

JHAH Corporate Excellence: Statistics and Initiatives

  • Female Headcount by Organization Level:
    • C-Suite: 2
    • Senior Director: 6
    • Director, Chief: 15
    • Manager: 44
    • Team Lead: 46
  • JHAH Workforce by Gender:
    • 56% Female (2,147 total)
    • 44% Male (1,702 total)

Key programs and achievements for women in the JHAH workforce

  • First female nursing doctorate graduates from an in-kingdom program

  • First Saudi woman to be appointed as a faculty member at Johns Hopkins University of Medicine (Dr. Sheikh is pictured above and below).

  • In cooperation with the Saudi Aramco Driving Center, JHAH female employees have the opportunity to attend driving training during working hours. Over 100 employees have enrolled since the initiative began in December 2018.

  • For the first time at JHAH, female security guards have been hired. Six employees began in August 2019.

  • JHAH female employees have the opportunity to participate in the Women in Leadership program, a five-day intensive program that raises leadership skills in self-management and people management.

About LEWAS

LEWAS began in 2013 with the objective to Engage, Empower and Elevate women. Since its inception, it has recognized and honored both men and women who are not only making a mark in the Energy industry but are also being an advocate for women empowerment in the GCC.  LEWAS seeks to address the challenges and opportunities for women leaders in the Energy industry. Over the years, LEWAS has gathered women leaders and empowered and motivated women to engage in discussions and panels that address the issue.

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