Nominations Are Now Closed: January 31 ($999)

Fast Company Middle East’s Best Workplaces for Women is an annual list recognizing organizations, leaders, and teams that are empowering, supporting, and encouraging women in the workplace. By working on innovative solutions to combat challenges women face in particular industries, combating bias or pay gap. 

The list would honor a cross-section of organizations from the largest companies in the region to small startups with just a few employees. 

Nominations for Fast Company Middle East’s Best Workplaces for Women is open for all organizations based in the region. With diversity and equity more critical than ever, we look forward to recognizing the organizations empowering women in their workplace.

For full application details, see the FAQ’s.


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Why Apply For the Middle east list

Brand Exposure

Be featured in the Fast Company Middle East edition.


Gain the Fast Company Middle East stamp of approval for creating purpose-driven innovation.


Speaking engagements at Fast Company Middle East events and exclusive invitations to influencer-only events.

Break News

Tell your organization’s story to the world for the first time; highlight the success of teams within your organization—or partners who’ve helped with your success.


Appear on with features and interviews


Open only for organizations based in the Middle East region. Apply under 14 industry categories and demonstrate how your innovations from the past year have impacted business, industry, and culture. Only companies based or having a presence in the Middle East region can apply. For full details, see the Rules and FAQs.


Advertising & PR Companies

Business Services


Beauty & Wellness

Educational Institutions



Healthcare Operators


Public Sector & Government Services

Real Estate



Technology, Consulting Services