It’s Bahraini Women’s Day! Here Are Some of the Many Inspiring Women in Bahrain

In light of this day, we’re shouting out to all the Bahraini women who aren’t only working hard but setting the bar in their respective fields. These women really work to bring Bahrain to the forefront – you ladies make us proud each and every day!!!

HRH Princess Sabeeka bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa

Starting out strong with HRH Princess Sabeeka, who is the head of the Supreme Council for Women, and has advocated for women’s rights in the country for decades. You can watch her Women’s Day speech from 2006 above!

HE Shaikha Hala bint Mohammed Al Khalifa

HE Shaikha Hala is the Director General of the Culture and Arts, working alongside HE Shaikha Mai to promote and document Bahrain’s Heritage. Not only that, but aside from all responsibilities she has to take care of, she makes sure to pursue her own creative and artistic path on the daily.

Tala Bashmi

Tala Bashmi is a Bahraini chef and restaurateur. Since 2017, she has been chef patron of Fusions by Tala, a restaurant within the Gulf Hotel Bahrain Convention & Spa in Manama. She has also appeared on cooking television shows, notably a 2019 appearance on Top Chef Middle East. 

Yasmeen Fayez

Yasmeen Fayes is a Bahraini football player that plays at Al Nassr Club! She took part in the Women’s squad that won the first Saudi Women’s Premier League Cup for the 2022-2023 season!

Hessa Al Khalifa

Hessa, also known as @CuriouslyHungry is a local chef who is just a delight to keep up with. She cooks, teaches, collaborates, and does it all, really! Shout out to all your interesting stories, Hessa!

Fatima Almutawaj

Fatima Al Mutawaj is the first Bahraini basketball international referee, marking a great milestone in the world of sports!

Aysha Al Haram

Aisha Al Haram is a Bahraini engineer who just won the 2023 SSPI award for young leaders!


Yes, you! you are one of the most influential women in Bahrain and a crucial part of our society. You are beautiful, brave, smart, fierce, lovable, kind and so much more. You are enough and always will be!

So to all the women out there reading this! Be you, you’re a gem and we appreciate you all!

Happy Bahraini Women’s Day!

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