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Ruba Rihani

Ruba Rihani

2019 WE Lead Scholar

Ruba Rihani, of Jordan, is the founding director of Arab Woman Today, a nonprofit that provides leadership and vocational training to Jordanian woman and Syrian refugees. Lack of childcare prevents many women from earning an income, so developing skills they can utilize from their homes can help to reduce that barrier.