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Mai Salama is the First Arab Woman on Campaign’s ‘40 Over 40’ List

Egyptian entrepreneur Mai Salama has become the first Arab woman to be featured on Campaign UK’s '40 Over 40' list.

Cairo Scene

Egyptian entrepreneur Mai Salama has become the first Arab woman to be featured on Campaign UK’s '40 Over 40' list. The '40 Over 40' programme is renowned for recognizing impactful figures across creative industries worldwide.

As the founding partner of the Creative Industry Summit, Salama has played a pivotal role in establishing it as the largest platform exclusively dedicated to the creative economy in Egypt and the Middle East. Since its inception in 2014, the summit has successfully organised 18 editions, featuring an impressive lineup of 1,800 speakers, 21 workshops, and 200,000 hours of insightful content, elevating the region's creative industries to new heights.

Salama’s contributions also have earned her the Outstanding Contribution to Marketing award from Women in Marketing in 2022, in recognition of her 20-year-long marketing career.