As part of our yearly tradition, eniGma hosted it’s 6th annual celebration of Arab Glamour & Success at the Montage Hotel in Beverly Hills, California. Two of the Middle East’s most beloved superstars, Dorra Zarrouk and Mohamed Ramadan, were eniGma’s guests of honour, alongside a star-studded guest list including: fashion designer Yasmine Sarwat, actress Bai Ling and Miss Egypt World Dina Girgis.
On the dazzling red carpet, eniGma’s Founder & CEO Yasmine Shihata posed with many of the guests attending whilst donning a gown by Lebanese designer Charbel Zoe. Dorra Zarrouk dressed in a stunning Oscar de la Renta Gown and wearing Tiffany & Co. jewellery, while Mohamed Ramadan sported David Yurman jewellery. The event’s red carpet was also graced by numerous influential figures including real estate Mogul Mohamed Hadid, Former Congressman David Dreier, H.E. Ambassador Lamia Mekhemar, iconic film producer Elie Samaha and CEO of Pence Wealth Management Laila Pence. The highlight of the event was the award ceremony and accompanying speeches, beginning with an inspiring speech given by Yasmine Shihata herself, followed by the presentation of the prestigious eniGma Achievement Awards.
The evening’s awardees included Dr. Charles Elachi for Excellence in Science and Space Technology; Adam Afara for Excellence in International Event Production; Dorra Zarrouk for Excellence in Film & Television; Ambassador Lamia Mekhemar for Excellence in International Diplomacy and Mohamed Ramadan for Excellence in Film & Television.
The awards were presented by long-time supporters of the event and previous award winners including Former Congressman David Dreier; Mohamed Hadid, winner of the 2018 eniGma Achievement Award for Excellence in Architectural Design & Development; Laila Pence, winner of the 2017 eniGma Achievement Award for Excellence in Business and Elie Samaha, winner of 2016 eniGma Achievement Award for Excellence in Entrepreneurship. While people enjoyed conversation and desserts provided by Le Mervetty, musical entertainment was provided by DJ Nick Noble, and the event was ended on a high note with an energetic performance from Mohamed Ramadan.