Ola Nesheiwat Hawatmeh

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Ola Nesheiwat Hawatmeh
Ola Nesheiwat Hawatmeh222.jpg
Born5 February
Yonkers, NY
CitizenshipUnited States
  • Freedom Fighter 🇺🇸
  • Mom Me Makeover
  • Ola Style
Height5 ft 9 in (175 cm)

Ola Nesheiwat Hawatmeh (born February 5) is a Jordanian entrepreneur and politician based in New York City.[1] She is the founder of Ola Style, one of the fastest-growing Urban-Chic clothing brands, and Mom Me Makeover, a unique personal styling company known for helping mothers across the country embrace their styles and gain confidence.[2] She ran for election in 2020 representing New York's 19th Congressional District.[3]

As a philanthropist, Hawatmeh also started Makeover for a Cause, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping people in difficult situations in achieving a whole life improvement solution by assisting them in connecting with their inner beauty and confidence.[4]

Hawatmeh has gained mass recognition for establishing two successful businesses from the ground up and was awarded the Most Influential and Top Business Woman award by Alive magazine and SBM. She was also named 2017’s Top business Woman.

Ola ran for Congress in 2020 in NY19 and won on primary night by 5% and to lose weeks later due to mail in ballots.

Early life and education

Hawatmeh was born on 5 February in New York. She later acquired a bachelor’s degree in Communication and Media Studies from Marist College.


Hawatmeh began her career in 2008, when she established Ola Style, an eclectic clothing brand known for adopting individualistic styles specially made for women between ages 18-35, Ola Style’s clothes have been worn by models at numerous fashion shows hosted in New York, Kansas City, Los Angeles, and St. Louis. For establishing this brand from the ground up, Hawatmeh even received St. Louis Women in Business Awards in 2014 & again in 2016 by STL Small Business Monthly.[5][6]

Simultaneously, Hawatmeh also started Mom Me Makeover, a personal styling company providing inside-out makeovers focused on Mothers. She started this venture in order to help mothers all around the world build their confidence and sense of self.[7] Since its inception, this unique venture has attracted numerous prolific business people in the personal styling industry. The company's styling services can be tailored to either enhance or update an existing look from head to toe, can take an existing appearance, and completely revamp the client's image and style.[8]

In 2020, Hawatmeh ventured into politics and ran for election to the U.S. House to represent New York's 19th Congressional District.[9] Apart from that, Hawatmeh also runs a nonprofit organization - Makeover for a Cause that is dedicated to promoting self-confidence and helping people become their individual selves while going through difficult situations.


In the media



  1. "Ola Hawatmeh". Ballotpedia. Retrieved 26 February 2022.
  2. "Interviews مقابلات صحفية". THE JORDAN REPORT Media. Retrieved 26 February 2022.
  3. "Meet NY-19 Congressional Write-In Candidate Ola Hawatmeh". WAMC. 27 October 2020. Retrieved 26 February 2022.
  4. Sachar, Emily (9 October 2021). "On the Ballot: Fashion Designer Challenges Accountant Incumbent for County Comptroller". Red Hook Daily Catch -. Retrieved 26 February 2022.
  5. "Republican to challenge Democrat incumbent Dutchess County comptroller". Mid Hudson News. 12 April 2021. Retrieved 26 February 2022.
  6. "st-louis-character". www.bizjournals.com. Retrieved 26 February 2022.
  7. "Ola Nesheiwat Hawatmeh for Dutchess County Comptroller". www.dcrcoc.org. Retrieved 26 February 2022.
  8. Schuetz, Annemarie. "Ola Hawatmeh is running for the Republican primary in the 19th District". The River Reporter. Retrieved 26 February 2022.
  9. Schuetz, Annemarie. "Ola Hawatmeh is running for the Republican primary in the 19th District". The River Reporter. Retrieved 26 February 2022.

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