Layan Abo Shkier

Layan Abo Shkier is an Editor and Researcher at Forbes Middle East, where she oversees various lists and rankings, contributing to many others. She writes for the cover of the printed monthly magazine of Forbes Middle East, and interviews interviews decision-makers and top business leaders from the MENA region.
Prior to working at Forbes Middle East, Layan worked at CNN Arabic, Sekka Magazine, The Arab Youth Center, and The Sheikh Saoud Bin Khalid Bin Khalid Al Qassimi Chair in Family Business at the American University of Sharjah, where she co-published a research report about Family Business Ecosystem in the UAE.  She holds a bachelor’s degree in Journalism from the American University of Sharjah.

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