Farida Kamber Al Awadhi
A visionary creative designer Farida Abdulla Kamber Al Awadhi founded architecture and interiors company Cinmar Design in 1989. Seven years later, she received the Gulf Woman Executive of the Year Award, the first such recognition given to professional women in the region. She is also president and one of the founding members of the Association of Professional Interior Designers (APID). In this role, Al Awadhi has been responsible for reinvigorating the association, setting up a design centre within d3 and expanding its seminars and programme to make a forum for the region’s design community.