MONA ATAYA

CEO and Founder Mumzworld.com

Mona Ataya has proven to be one of the Middle East’s most prominent of women entrepreneurs and has been a serial entrepreneur in the Middle East since 2000. She is the co-founder of Bayt.com the region’s leading jobs site and the Founder and CEO of Mumzworld.com, the Pioneer and Leading e-commerce Vertical for Mother, Baby and Child shopping in the Middle East.  Mumzworld.com was founded 7 years ago with the vision of empowering mothers to make the most informed purchase decisions for their children and ultimately making their lives easier. Mumzworld does this by giving mothers access to the largest compendium of thousands of childcare and maternity-related items from hundreds of world-class brands, including products not found anywhere else in the region, all under one roof and delivering proprietary customer centric services unique to the region. Today Mumzworld has become a recognized and admired household name and a brand creating strong regional impact and paving the way of innovation in the e-commerce ecosystem.

Mona has been recognized consistently through numerous awards including Voted amongst the 100 most Powerful Arab Women 2014 and 2015 and 2018, Forbes Top 10 Arab Women 2017 & 2018, voted amongst the World’s 100 Most Powerful Arabs – Generation Next – Arabian Business, 2014.  Mona was selected into the prestigious group of globally recognized Endeavor businesses’s in 2014 and was the 1st woman selected into this prestigious network in the middle East; a network of high impact entrepreneurs from around the world. Mona was voted SME Executive of the year 3 years in a row. Mumzworld.com also won The Small Business of The Year Award 2013 and Best Kids Online retailer by Timeout Kids in 2015 and 2016. Mumzworld.com was also awarded the Images Most Admired Online Retailer of the Year 2014 and 2016 as well as the “Customer Service Excellence Award” by The Customer Festival Awards 2014.  Mona Ataya was also honored to be the first selected woman in the Middle East to be chosen to be part of the global group of high impact Endeavour entrepreneurs and is ranked amongst the top 2 Forbes women creating impact in the region.

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