JHAH a pioneer in women’s empowerment

During filming for a LEWAS video, Saudi Aramco media production crew members with Dr. Linda Lee, JHAH chief of staff; Dana Mohamad, associate business analyst; and Dr. Salwa Sheikh, FCAP, JHAH physician manager, Pathology Services Division and adjunct assistant professor of pathology, Johns Hopkins Medicine.
Updated 20 October 2019

JHAH a pioneer in women’s empowerment

Johns Hopkins Aramco Healthcare (JHAH) was placed in the top three Corporate Excellence candidates at Monday night’s Leadership Excellence for Women Awards (LEWAS), held at the Bahrain International Exhibition and Convention Centre.
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.
“There is ample evidence that leadership teams with balanced representation have a positive impact on organizational culture and performance. We are confidently embracing diversity and inclusion to achieve our ambitious goals and greatest potential,” said Dr. Daniele Rigamonti, JHAH CEO.
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.

INNUMBERS

56% - female (2,147 employees)

44% - male (1,702 employees)

“At JHAH, I am proud to be surrounded by women who are excelling in their fields and making a difference both at an individual level for the patients they care for, and on a national level through our pioneering programs and vision of creating a sustainable system of medical and preventive care that can become the pre-eminent model in the Kingdom and throughout the Gulf region,” said Dr. Linda Lee, JHAH chief of staff.
Key programs and achievements of 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.
• In cooperation with the Saudi Aramco Driving Center, JHAH female employees have the opportunity to attend driving training during working hours.

 


Al-Dabbagh Group Ranked sixth on Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s Great Place to Work List

Updated 04 June 2020

Al-Dabbagh Group Ranked sixth on Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s Great Place to Work List

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia: Al-Dabbagh Holding Group, founded in 1962, has been ranked sixth in the Saudi Arabian private sector's best working environments for the year 2020. The ranking is compiled by Great Place to Work, a leading global organization that evaluates work environments across more than 60 countries.
This achievement comes in recognition of Al-Dabbagh Group's efforts toward creating and fostering a positive working environment for all. Employees participated in a questionnaire on work-place satisfaction, and the company policies were also subject to an external review, both of which contributed to the resulting ranking.
Al-Dabbagh Group’s Head of Human Resources, Hayfa Abu-Zabibah has said that "this achievement is the result of the Group's unique culture, derived from the philosophy of Omnipreneurship, which embraces comprehensive leadership and is made up of three principles (Giving, Earning and Sustaining) five values (integrity, passion, respect, forward-thinking, teamwork) and ten golden rules. The principles, values and golden rules provide the framework that govern the Group’s ecosystem and culture.”
Hayfa added that receiving this award will only increase the Group’s motivation to further promote this ecosystem and continue efforts toward becoming a better place to work.