association is led by a team of volunteers who dedicate their efforts to champion,
empower and inspire women in the construction industry to unlock their
potential and to contribute the construction industry in general.


Meet NAWIC Qatar Foundation Board Members

Billie Teshich, the NAWIC Qatar President

Billie is an
accomplished construction professional with more than 20 years of experience,
she is an Associate Director with Turner and Townsend, a world leading
professional construction consultancy. Billie has been successfully delivering
construction projects across high end retail, hospitality, commercial and
educational sectors, most recently completing a high profile exclusive department
flagship store – Galeries Lafayette Qatar. Billie holds Masters in Engineering,
Construction Project Management and maintains active interest in supporting

and mentoring
female counterparts in the industry. That’s how her initiative to establish
NAWIC Qatar started.

Shaikha Al Sulaiti

Shaikha started her career in
the luxurious hospitality sector and worked alongside some of the biggest
international names in the design industry. From concept to realization,
she gained her experience working on a number of luxurious 5-star hotels and restaurants
in Doha since 2009.

In 2018 she
launched Designer Studio offering luxury interior design solutions to the local
market in Doha.

Ghada Darwish

GHADA is, the Founder and
Managing Partner of Ghada M. Darwish Law Firm. Ghada has achieved many
important milestones in her legal career. Her Firm was founded in October
2012.Ghada was honored as one of the “Inspiring Women in Qatar” by Medeis Al
Khaleej, the authors of Qatar Success Stories

Carly Jane Figgis

Carly is the
General Manager of BBR now for almost a decade, an interior design and fitout
company focusing on commercial space in Doha.

background is in business development and management.

She is not an
engineer nor an interior designer or architect however as a business woman she
was able to adapt and learn about the construction sector over the years.

BBR Qatar was
awarded “Best SME award of the Year 2017” by Qatar British Business Forum.