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Dr. Mona Zulficar

Founding partner and chairperson Zulficar & Partners, Egypt

Dr. Mona Zulficar is a prominent Egyptian lawyer and human rights activist and was included in the Forbes 2021 list of the "100 most powerful businesswomen in the Arab region". With a commitment to community activism, she has been an advocate for human rights and women’s rights in Egypt and internationally since 1985. She has led several successful campaigns resulting in major legal reforms, including the New Marriage Contract, the Equal Right to Divorce Law, the Family Courts Law, equality in granting Egyptian nationality between the father and the mother under the Nationality Law, and the NGO Law. She has been working on the Equal Opportunity and Non-Discrimination Law. Dr. Zulficar is the founding partner and chairperson of Zulficar & Partners, a leading law firm in Egypt, Mona Zulficar oversees the performance and business development of the firm. A practicing attorney for more than 35 years, she is a specialist in major restructuring, project finance and M&A transactions, and has been consistently ranked by international legal directories as a leading and eminent lawyer in banking, finance, and M&A in Egypt.