USQBC Hosts Welcome Reception and Dinner for the Atlantic Council and Women Leadership Delegations

Doha, Qatar - On March 24th, the US-Qatar Business Council hosted a Welcome Reception and Dinner for the Atlantic Council and Women Leadership delegations during the course of the Doha Forum. The event was hosted at the Marsa Malaz Kempinski Hotel in Doha and featured prominent guests from both the United States and Qatar.

The Welcome Reception and Dinner brought together thought leaders from the Atlantic Council, one of the US’ foremost foreign policy think thanks, women leaders, and leading Qatari government and business leaders. It provided the delegations an opportunity to engage with the Qatari business community to discuss investment opportunities, strengthen commercial ties, facilitate business engagements, and relationships between Qatar and the United States.

“It was a pleasure to host the Atlantic Council delegation, the Women’s Leadership delegation and our Qatari business partners and USQBC members,” said Sheikha Mayes bint Hamad Al Thani, Managing Director of USQBC Doha Office. “The event was a resounding success as it allowed officials from Qatar and the US to interact and network with one another to create new relationships that would enhance business ties between both countries.”

The Atlantic Council is an American think tank based in Washington DC that promotes leadership and engagement in international affairs and aids leaders in meeting global challenges. The Council provides a forum for discussing economic shifts and navigating political circumstances in the global arena. By enabling its influential network of experts, the Council is able to educate communities, shape policy choices, promote international security and advance global economic prosperity.

The Women’s Leadership delegation featured prominent women from a variety of sectors who are top female leaders in business, government, academia, and nonprofits. They work to mobilize feminist leadership and challenge discriminatory structures and social norms that prevail around the world. Their esteemed positions and success serve as an inspiration to women and allows them to engage in critical debate regarding women’s rights. 

The private reception brought together leaders and experts from a variety of fields that excel in politics, business, law, non-profit organizations, women’s rights agencies and academia. These influential experts, who came from the US to the Doha Forum, were provided an opportunity to engage closely with the Qatari business and governmental communities and learn about the many shared values and initiatives between the two countries.