10 Irresistible Qualities of Arab Women
By: Udochi Esomonu/ Arab America Contributing Writer
When it comes to discussing Arab women, there is much to be said. Their tenacious, innovative, and groundbreaking nature is one of greatness. All around the world Arab women are working in a variety of spheres and are pushing forward to create a world in which they desire to live, work, and grow in. The nature of Arab women is contagious. Want to know what makes Arab women so contagious and irresistible? These are 10 irresistible qualities of Arab women that everyone should be aware of:
Arab women are very hospitable. They are usually willing to accommodate when around a variety of peopleas they are very friendly and are very welcoming, especially in their own homes. For example, if a guest arrives at their home, they are always quick to offer food, drinks, or basic services to ensure that the guest is comfortable in her own home. Friendliness and politeness are two major characteristics of pride in the Arab world and in Arab culture and continue to drive the communication of Arab women today.
Arab women are very ambitious. They are very willing to overcome any barriers or troubles that appear before them throughout their lives. Regardless of what struggles or challenges they face, they are always able to pick themselves up, work through the adversity, and to successfully see the other side.
Arab women are known to be very intelligent people. Not only are Arab women finding their way into different professional spheres, but they are moving towards creating new spheres of their own in our world today. Not all women are choosing to find their way in professional spheres that already exist, but many are actually choosing to craft and create spheres of their own, thus bringing me to the next quality:
4. Entrepreneurial Nature
Arab women are often known to have very entrepreneurial spirits. Many Arab women throughout the world have begun their own businesses, companies, and have paved unique avenues for their own professional success. It is through their determination and their ambition that many Arab women entrepreneurs have sought success in their respective fields of work. For example, Joy Ajlouny, a Palestinian native, is the co-founder of a Dubai-based technology company named Fetchr, which has revolutionized the process of delivery. Fetchr allows customers, in cases where they are unaware of their address, to simply use their mobile phone’s GPS as their address. As of today, Fetchr is worth about $52 million.
Arab women are known for being very well educated and intelligent.More and more Arab women are finding themselves in a variety of professional fields, especially the STEM field. As more Arab women are engaging in a diverse pool of academic departments, their professional avenues are widening, and have allowed for many women to open the door of opportunity into fields that they might have never thought of entering beforehand.
6. Firm In Their Culture
Arab women are known to be very proud of their culture, its values, customs, and beliefs. Taking pride in one’s culture is the key to anyone’s identity and Arab women continue to hold this value near and dear to their own hearts. Not only are they firm in their own cultures, but due to their hospitable and open nature, they are prone to being eager to learn about other cultures as well, as well as being open to teaching others about their own cultures.
Arab women all around the world are being regarded as some of the world’s most up-and-coming groundbreaking leaders of the future. They have seen the stage at the top and they have been fighting and working hard to reach the top and the world is continuing to recognize the many amazing Arab women leaders of our world today. Some of these groundbreaking Arab women leaders include the following: Rashida Tlaib, who recently won in Michigan’s 13th Congressional District primary election and Mananl al Shairf, who is a Saudi activist who in 2011 helped to start a women’s right to drive campaign. Arab women are the present and the future leaders of our world!
Arab women are known for being very adaptable especially when it comes to interactions with different people and with different environments. Their ability to adapt to different situations makes it easier for them to be more welcoming people, thus their hospitable nature and continues to allow them to keep an open-mind in the world, hence their intelligent and ambitious nature.
Arab women are very trustworthy. As they are open-minded and welcoming, they create an environment for people to not only be themselves, but they also create an environment for people to come to them when they are in most need of help.
Arab women are just inspiring. Their stories, experiences, and lives attest to their great nature. Not only do they represent the other nine qualities listed above, but they are indeed inspiring because they are able to use the nine qualities to impact their environments whether in a big or small way.
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