43. Mona Zulficar

Company: Zulficar & Partners Law Firm; EFG Holding
Title: Founding Partner & Chairperson of Executive Committee; Chairperson
Nationality: Egyptian
Sector: Law; Investment

Zulficar is a corporate, banking, and project finance attorney. She cofounded Zulficar & Partners in 2009. Zulficar has chaired EFG Holding since 2008 and is the president of the Egyptian Federation for Financing Medium, Small, & Micro Projects. She also chairs several NGOs, including the Women’s Health Improvement Association and the EFG Foundation for Social Development, and she is the chairperson and founder of Al Tadamun Microfinance Foundation. Zulficar served as an elected member and deputy chairperson of the UN Human Rights Council Advisory Committee.