An author, professional speaker and educator with a social media following of over 150 thousand individuals worldwide.
Businesswoman, motivational speaker ,serial entrepreneur and advisor, Joy Ajlouny is a flash-bang grenade thrown into the Middle East.
An Engineer, author, professional speaker, certified trainer and a life coach.
Weam Al Dakheel
Weam Al-Dakheel is the first woman to anchor the main evening news bulletin on Saudi Arabia’s main national TV station.
Saana Azzam’s life mission and purpose is to create an improved enlightened world through dialogue and knowledge transfer.
Thea is a proud founder and CEO of awarding winning and internationally recognized startups and brands like TeachMeNow and GetBEE
Jessy El Murr
Jessy El Murr is a multimedia journalist, moderator and event host with over 10 years of media experience.
Afaf Shawwa is a dynamic communications professional with an in-depth understanding of organizational learning and development needs.
Donna Benton is an entrepreneur and motivational speaker who started the Entertainer back in 2001.
Afra Atiq is an Emirati award-winning poet, having recently won the 2017 ADMAF Creativity Award. She is the first spoken word poet to win the award.
Wafa Al Obaidat
Wafa is the Chief Executive Officer and Creative Director of Obai and Hill.
Aida Al Busaidy
For over 11 years, Aida has worked across the Communications field covering fields such as public relations, internal communications, marketing, events
HH Sheikha Noora Al Khalifa
Her Royal Highness Shaikha Noora Royal Princess from The Kingdom of Bahrain is a very successful and famous entrepreneur heading a group of companies in the Kingdom of Bahrain and UAE.
Alex Hirschi, known as Supercar Blondie, is an Australian social media personality living in Dubai.
Amy Landino is the award-winning host of AmyTV, a YouTube series dedicated to helping women go after the life they want. With millions of views and more than 300,000 subscribers, she is a leading authority on getting digital attention.
Lamis El Hadidi
Lamis Ali Mohamed Ali Elhadidy is an Egyptian journalist and broadcast presenter. She is also the chief executive officer of the Al Alam Al Youm newspaper, and a weekly columnist in the newspaper Al-Masry Al-Youm.
Alia Al Mansoori
Alia Al Mansoori is an Emirati teenage student she won the Genes in Space UAE competition, with a proposal to study how exposure to space affects the health of live organisms at a cellular level.
Mona El Shazly
Mona Al Shazly studied political science at the American University in Cairo. At the beginning of her career, she joined Arab Radio and Television network (ART).
Shujoun Al Hajri
Shujoun Al Hajri is a famous actress who began acting at a young age in the 1990sand has continued to star in movies in the region
Andreea Zoia is a multi-passionate speaker. She is a presenter, public speaker and confidence coach
Dr. Shurooq Amin
Born in 1967 to a Kuwaiti father and a Syrian mother, Dr Shurooq Amin is a Kuwaiti mixed-media interdisciplinary artist and an Anglophone poet whose purpose is to instigate change in society.
Amna Al Haddad
Amna Al Haddad is a sports pioneer from the Gulf, motivational speaker, mental health advocate and writer. She is known for breaking the glass ceiling as an Olympic weightlifting athlete from the UAE.
A social media influencer with a passion for media, fashion, art, and design with an extensive following across the world.
May Sayed Ali
With over 12 years of experience hosting hundreds of live events, this vibrant Canadian/Lebanese MC is known for her versatility and range.
Fouz Al Fahad
Highly sought-after Kuwaiti makeup artist whose look has drawn more than 2.7 million followers to her Instagram account.
Maya Diab is a Lebanese singer, TV personality, entertainer and fashion icon.
Nancy Nabil Ajram is a multi-platinum Lebanese singer and Goodwill Ambassador for the UNICEF that has sold over 2 million records.
Andreea Zoia is a multi-passionate speaker. She is a presenter, public speaker and speech coach.
Talhouk is a Communication & PR expert, writer, speaker in international forums with an Arabic Ted talk that has exceeded 1 Million viewers on Youtube.
Ahlam Mosteghanemi was the first Algerian woman writer to publish a novel in the Arabic language. Her work is therefore very significant in the context of Arab women's writing and feminism.
Anabella Hilal was born into an Orthodox Christian family, and (aside from Arabic), is fluent in English and French.
Maya has over two decades of refined media and communications experience working with prominent international news channels
Noorah Kareem is a visual communicator, intuitive thinker, storyteller, motivational speaker and event host that has dedicated her life to supporting those who want to make a difference in the world
Anita is a passionate Women Empowerment, Corporate Stress Management, Wellness and Sensual Confidence Coach.
Saba Al Busaidi
Saba Al Busaidi talks about Digital Marketing in both languages, in Arabic and English.
Reham Fouda is a professional and passionate Life Coach with a specialization in career and business coaching.
Aseel Al-Hamad is a Saudi Arabian interior designer engineer.
Majd Abdulghani, this intelligent women is the first Saudi Arabian to be chosen to be a part of the global Rhodes scholar class.
Naeema Mohammed AlMaqbali
Naeema Mohammed al Maqbali is an Omani actress, Presenter, and public figure
Muna Abusulayman, first woman from KSA to be appointed by the United Nations Development Program as a Goodwill Ambassador.
Okail was into business as a child and made her first profit as a child by opening up a “little supermarket,”
Yelda İpekli is specialized on Strategic Management, Brand Management and Customer Relations Management.
Kuran studied English Language & Literature at Hacettepe University and HR Management & Development at Marmara University.
Nadine Hani is a Senior Business News presenter on Al Arabiya News Channel, she is also a journalist on An-Nahar newspaper.
Lubna Taji is the Founder and Managing Director of Fun Robotics, the first KHDA-approved dedicated robotics/STEM center in the UAE.
Dr. des. Natalia Wiechowski or Think Natalia is a Dubai based bilingual – German/English – Public Speaker and purposeful Personal Branding Coach.
Natasha D’souza is an Entrepreneur and Forbes Columnist. Journalist. Speaker. Firebrand.
Nayla Al Khaja
Nayla Al Khaja is the first female Film Producer and Film Director in the United Arab Emirates.
Soukaina “Soukie” Rachidi
Soukaina “Soukie” Rachidi is the founder and author of Soukie Speaks, a blog that strives to reimagine the narrative of young people in the MENA region.
Nimi Mehta is the co-host of Channel 4’s flagship morning show.
Nina is Swedish who grew up in New York and Sweden. She has lived in Australia and for the past 10 years in Dubai.
Omaira Farooq Al Olama
Omaira Farooq Al Olama started her company ALF Administration in 2010 after seeing a gap in the market for “training UAE nationals in terms of mindset.
Rachel has a unique mix of skills in both broadcasting and finance.
Raha dreamed of challenging adventures, seeing the world and perhaps even changeling it.
Randah Taher’s work is grounded in the design facilitation, leadership development, creative environments and Cultures of Innovation.
Rania Ali is the leading Master of Ceremonies and Public Speaker in the Middle East Region.
Ms. Jafery is the current President of AmCham Dubai, the first and only female president in the history of the organization for the second time.
Rasha Accad is a leadership coach and human resources professional with over 10 years of extensive experience with people development
Reem Al Marzouqi
Reem Al Marzouqi received a bachelor's degree in architectural engineering from United Arab Emirates University (UAEU).
Shaden is a bilingual (Arabic & English) presenter, professional Master of Ceremonies/panel moderator, public speaker & life coach.
Sharon Magsino is a Filipino entrepreneur, TV host, traveler and dancer.
Dr Aleidan has been a business leader, corporate executive and entrepreneur since 1995. She has varied interests from Integrative medicine to wellness to spirituality to business and adventure travel.
Saja Kamal is a Saudi female athlete, breaking boundaries and holding the torch for women and girls everywhere to chase their dreams regardless of environment and circumstances.
Shereen is formally trained in TV & Live Presenting from ‘The Sydney Academy Film & Television’ (Australia) and the ‘New York Film Academy’ (Los Angeles).
Signe Gammeltoft Frantzen
She is extensively experienced in global luxury marketing, sales and branding, having held leading roles in public and family companies.
Chef Silvena Rowe is a celebrity chef with over 30 years of experience in the food industry.
Silvia has a stimulating and versatile personality, able to capture international audiences, from the academic and business world to television.
Sumayyah Al Suwaidi
Sumayyah Al Suwaidi is an award-winning artist as well as an entrepreneur, curator, and fashion designer who lives in Abu Dhabi now.
Suzzana Kalendzhian created an innovative platform that connects consumers and lawyers across the Middle East.
Taim Al Falasi
Taim AlFalasi is a famous people who is best known as a YouTube Star.
Tamara Pupic is the Managing Editor of Entrepreneur Middle East, a division of BNC Publishing officially licensed by the US-based publication Entrepreneur.
Taryn Little is an inspirational Speaker, and the founder and owner of THE WORLD NEEDS YOU enterprise.
Tauseef Al Mulla
Tauseef Al Mulla is a Sharjah based Emirati artist, painting professionally and teaching for last 25 years.
Walaa Al Fayeg
Walaa Al Fayeg have always relied on both instinct and deep sense of innovation when observing the creative world of design, fashion, beauty and contemporary art and architecture
Yasmine al Bakri
Yasmine al Bakri is a TV presenter for Dubai TV and speaks fluent arabic and english.
Zara is a Swedish health and fitness specialist training private clients in Dubai for the last 5 years.
Alaa Murabit is a Canadian physician and leading international advocate for inclusive peace processes.
Azza Al Mughairy
Ambassador of Monte Carlo Beach Club, Saadiyat Island in Abu Dhabi, Radio Presenter in Star FM, TV Reporter in ADTV.
Aya Sadder is TEDx, the Incubator manager of Intelak, the first Aviation & Travel Incubator in the MENA region.
Equipped with an M.B.A from Bordeaux Business School in France and a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from Brunel University in the United Kingdom.
For as long as she can remember Carol has had a personal passion to help others.
Suhair Saif Eddin
Suhair Saif Eddin is a keynote speaker, mindset coach and human resources expert with over 12 years experience developing, influencing, and helping people discover what is required to become their best selves and achieve incredible work life balance.
Driven by her passion for youth empowerment, Dana founded Imtiaz ME in 2009
Sawsan is a Speaker, Leadership Coach, Author of the book Leader of my life and Founder of Etakwin first e-learning platform in Personal Development in Tunisia.
Debbie Nicol, an Australian accomplished business professional, personifies change.
Dina Butti is an Egyptian/Canadian TV presenter, writer, and artist.
Dina Taji Al Farouki
As a young girl Dina was extremely active in physical activities and sports, including gymnastics, basketball, and track
Dr. Amy Bailey
Amy Bailey is the 2015 winner of the Princess Haya Award for outstanding Clinical Psychologist.
Mongia Argoubi is an international expert in nonverbal communication, NLP and leadership and she has worked with the Top 20 training companies worldwide on behalf of prestigious organizations
Dr. Hanan Selim
Dr. Hanan’s passion to help others optimize health and peak performance began at the age of 7 years old.
Enjy Kiwan has always been passionate about being a presenter.
Haifa Beseisso has traveled to more countries than most people her age.
HE Dr. Amna AlDahak AlShamsi
H.E. Dr. Amna AlDahak AlShamsi is the Assistant Undersecretary of the Activities Sector in the Ministry of Education (MOE).
H.E Hessa bint Essa Buhumaid
Cabinet Member and Minister of Community Development
H.E. Jameela Bint Salem Al Muhairi
Her Excellency Jameela Al Muhairi is currently the serving Minister of State for Public Education.
H.E Mariam Bint Mohammed Saeed Hareb Al Mehairi
Her Excellency Mariam bint Mohammed Saeed Hareb Al Mheiri Minister of State for Future Food Security
H.E Lana Zaki Anwar Nusseibeh
Ambassador Lana Zaki Nusseibeh presented her credentials as Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the United Arab Emirates to the United Nations in New York in September 2013.
H.E. Sarah Bint Yousif Al Amiri
Her Excellency Sarah bint Yousif Al Amiri - Minister of State for Advanced Sciences
HE Sara Al Madani
Her Excellency Sara Al Madani is a well-known fashion designer, Restaurant Owner and entrepreneur.
HE Sheikha Lubna Bint Khalid Bin Sultan Al Qasimi
Her Excellency Sheikha Lubna Al Qasimi is the UAE’s first female minister.
A graduate from university of Chicago and City University in the UK.
Habiba El Saadany
Habiba a well-known face on the events stages around Dubai Specializes in Live events for business and lifestyle genre.
Hala Kazim seeks to change peoples’ lives through positivity and balance through hiking trips indulged with various training activities.
Hanane Benkhallouk in 2008 she was a part of Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum foundation core team.
Hermoine Macura is the first Australian female English speaking TV News Anchor in the Middle East
Hessa Al Ghurair
Hessa Al Ghurair is a highly-regarded expert, speaker, advisor and writer in the field of human resources, business and finance.
Mouna Gaidi is a business coach, consultant, and trainer based in Tunis, Tunisia
Hiba El Ayal is a Lebanese lady born in UAE, she holds a bachelor degree of biology from Beirut Arab University.
Irina Heaver is a Dubai based retired General Counsel, ex-private practice law firm Partner and now FinTech entrepreneur.
Jasmine Gercke - Highly skilled Project leader with broad international experience.
Samar Kamel is an Egyptian artist, curator and author known for works that examine cultural attitudes towards women and aim to transform stereotypes through their vibrant depictions of the modern woman.
Layal is a top MC, musician, and moderator in Dubai
Kawthar Bin Sulayem
Kawthar Bin Sulayem is an Emirati entrepreneur, mentor, media personality and ambassador for several UAE based charity organizations.
Dr. Nura Arabi
Expert in Child Development and Health Promotion
When Nura was acquiring her Bachelors Degree in Health, she took on a few classes on health promotion, and she was mind blown by the work to be done on policy, planning, evaluation, and reaching communities.
Lynda Achkouty Mouawad
International certified business coach
Lynda believe that the entrepreneur mindset should be build from a young age therefore she works with school students to turn their ideas into sustainable business.
Leena Al Olaimy
Author & Serial Social Entrepreneur
Leena Al Olaimy is cofounder and executive chairperson of 3BL Associates (3BL), a people+planet strategy consultancy working on interconnected sustainable development issues.
Abeer Al Matooq
Life and Corporate Coach - Auther
I was serving as Director of HR and Administration in a reputed semi government entity in Bahrain I decided its time to follow my dreams and do what I always wanted to do, to start a life coaching company and write my first book.
Sara Al Reefy
Consultant Breast & Oncoplastic Surgeon
Dr. Sara Al Reefy’s background gives her the most credibility in the MENA region. She is the first Consultant Oncoplastic Surgeon completing her fellowship in 2011 in the United Kingdom.
Entrepreneur, Founder and Creative Director
Recognised at the Mohammed Bin Rashid Awards for Young Business Leaders as the Best Arab Start-up Business in the female category among other local and regional recognition
Dr. Reem El Mutwalli
Founder, The Zay Initiative, PHD Islamic Art & Archeology
Dr. Reem El Mutwalli is an international author, artist, curator, interior designer
Motivational Speaker, Professional Development Trainer, Certified Coach
Sara Elwady is a Motivational speaker, Professional trainer and Certified Coach. She passionately helps people to discover their meaning in life and to live it to its full potential.
Co-Founder of AIBE | Life Coach | Motivational Speaker
Sara Shatta is a Life Coach, Certified Trainer, and motivational speaker, her life purpose is to guide people to be the best version of themselves.
Head of CSR at MBC Group
Mariam Farag is leading the CSR program at MBC Group, which is responsible for driving its corporate responsibility vision and strategy in the region & globally.
I am a 26 year old female. I work mainly as a Dentist but have a passion for public speaking as well. Therefore, I have decided to expand my experience in this field.
Maria Vitoratos is an Entrepreneur, Careers Coach, Teacher, Author, Mentor and Global Speaker who is always striving to empower individuals on both personal & professional platforms.
Co-Founder of Seven Circles
From a young age, Dina has been driven by a passion to serve humanity. She turned this aspiration into a reality through the founding of Seven's World
Hiba Mahmoud is a corporate trainer and a program developer with many years of experience providing outstanding programs for hundreds of managers and employees.
Rana Mahmoud is a skilled digital content producer, marketer, and strategist
Jenna (Zainub) Bata
Zainub Jenna Bata graduated with a UK Law Degree and a US MBA.
Fauza is a renowned author, interior designer, Jewelry designer, and Inspirational Speaker
Johanna is a native New Yorker who has spent most of her adult life and career living abroad.
Jos Dirkx was born in Brazil and have since travelled the world, writing curricula, starting initiatives and founding an agile creative consultancy and award-winning non-profit along the way.
CEO, NLP Master Coach & HR Consultant
Farzana is an award-winning Human Capital Leader, NLP Master Coach, a Woman Entrepreneur, Mentor and an Advocate for Women Empowerment.
Julie Miles Lewis
Julie Lewis works with organizations that want to create next level performers who will succeed in a challenging and changing marketplace.
Award winning celebrity stylist, keynote speaker, author and renowned entrepreneur Kelly Lundberg.
Laura left the corporate world in 2008, leaving behind a successful career as an economist working with a prestigious company.
Leila’s ambition immediately propelled her into the media arena exposing her to conventional, digital and broadcast media.
Linda Beaini is a Lebanese TV & Radio Presenter, fluently bilingual.
Rachel McArthur is a Dubai-based journalist and editor, with over a decade of experience in digital, print and broadcast media. She is also a conference and events MC and moderator.
Aida Murad, raised in Jordan, is an Arab-American social entrepreneur, international artist, motivational speaker and an organizer for the One Journey Festival, a festival that celebrates refugees’ talents through art, fashion, food and music.
Founder & Personal Development Coach
I am the founder of Inside Out with Muna, a group training and coaching platform to help people find their own source of calm, clarity, and genuine happiness.
Linda Berlot - Entrepreneur, Executive and Certified Team Coach (ICF, PCC, ORSCC), owner of Berlot Group
Founder & CEO, Oraxle
Award-winning health-tech entrepreneur & ex-Public Health professional.
Aya Badawi is a certified mind/life coach, a motivational speaker, advertising professional and trainer.
Founder of TheMaya Coaching & Training
Maya Taher believes her weapon is her education and began her journey with building a strong educational background in hospitality.
Purpose and Passion Coach
A Motivational Speaker and an aspiring Athlete. Dareen stepped onto the World stage after making history in the most glamorous events on the planet, the World, Beauty, Fitness and Fashion Show in London
Belief, Courage, and Determination are the basics of every decision I have made throughout my life.
Maha Al Mezaina
Throughout her career, Maha Al Mezaina has worked in many governmental entities.
Public Speaker, MC, Radio/TV Host
My hosting experience from TV, Radio and EMCEE along with my corporate experience from working at Multinationals like Pepsi Co , Mars Inc.
Maha is passionate about developing people and getting them to visulaize and attain the best out of their lives.
I am fascinated by the psychology of brands and the undeniable truth that people can truly feel an emotional connection to them.
Sadika is a TEDx Speaker, a certified John Maxwell Team member, speaker,trainer, coach, and teacher. She is also a Toastmaster and the Founder and CEO of her NGO called ‘Being Human.”
Maria didn’t have the easiest start in life. By the age of 9 – she’d lost both her birth mother and the mother who chose to take her in and raise her.
Maria Pearson - an inspirational people development professional, with more than 20 years experience across the MENA region.
Maria Rizabel Del Rio
Born in Manila, Philippines, Maria holds three years of experience in public speaking.
Aziza Razakberdieva is a passionate Public Speaker, Presenter and Brand Strategist with over 11 years of experience in business leadership, marketing, brand management, advertising, events and media fields.
Author, Trainer, Coach, and Consultant: Personal Leadership
Founder of "The Prosperous Introvert" mentor-ship program. My strength as a public speaker lies in the fact that I am a multipotentialite.
CIPD, SHL Certified assessor, HR manager Talent Management, Youth and Teens Development Consultant
A self motivated Transformational Leader with the passion to help individuals unleash their potentials by discovering their true identity.
With degrees in Graphic Design, Fine Arts and Fashion Design NADA created a voice to be heard through founding two sister companies one in advertising and the other in events and hospitality.
Asmaa Kadry Hussein
Psychotherapist, hypnotherapist & NLP Coach
I use a combination of many modalities and not one of them alone, between hypnotherapy, CBT, NLP, energy work, and some counseling & training when needed.
A passionate Instructor, Professional Trainer, NLP coach, motivational speaker. With her fluency in Arabic, German and English, Nada has always been passionate to communicate effectively with people since a young age.
Co-Founder of Inner management
Marym Saedavi is a Co- Founder of Inner management and motivational speaker ,my passion is to teach people how to live well ,both externally and internally.
Iman Ben Chaibah
Iman is a multi-award winner in digital publishing, entrepreneurship, and literature. She is also a writer, editor, lecturer, speaker, and trainer.
Media Consultant for Startups, NGOs and Development Agencies
Diana has actually worked for numerous worldwide companies in the locations of ladies rights, refugee combination, and youth involvement.
Transformation & Strategy Consultant
Abandah uses her 20+years of experience consulting and practical experience to enable real and rapid change in organizations across various industries.
Consultant - Trainer
My objective is to empower people to become more confident, courteous and professional in business and social situations, through equipping them with the essential etiquette and protocol knowledge.
Zoë is a regular speaker, panelist and moderator at international events. She is an entrepreneur, financier and investment consultant.
life Coach/ Corporate Trainer
Inspiring and passionate leader committed to improving quality of life by developing self-improvement knowledge in adults.
Maryam Amiri is a Master of Ceremonies and Moderator specializing in large-scale live events such as international conferences, awards ceremonies and global launches.
I am passionate about developing people and getting them to visualize and attain the best out of their lives. I am experienced in the area of employee engagement and happiness at the workplace.
Mayssa Maghrebi began her career as a model. Her debut was in the series “Deira net” and “Nadi Al Dahikoun” in 2000.
Mayssoun Azzam is a Palestinian political anchor and news presenter based in Dubai and working for Al Arabiya News Channel since 2003.
Rachel Faye Tagapulot
Rachel Faye is a Licensed Professional Teacher, a Professional Model and a Beauty Queen from Cagayan de Oro city, Philippines, and speaks on the environment.
Mina Liccione is an award-winning performing artist, comedian and emcee hailing from New York.
Dubai based Mona Kattan is a well-known Iraqi-American beauty entrepreneur.
Founder at V22 MFO
Deniz is a purpose-driven entrepreneur, who established Turkey’s first internationally operating trusted advisory V22 International Advisory J. S. Co. in 2013.
Monica is an energetic, enthusiastic certified public speaker and trainer.
Shaima Al Qassab
CEO of Alga Life
Shaima Alqassab is a 22 year old Emirati chemical engineering student who is also CEO of Alga Life, a company that creates algae-based ink products.
Group Marketing Manager
Accomplished marketing professional with 10 years’ international experience in marketing - branding and development, social media, public relations and events organization.
Amal Al Ali
CEO and Founder of Cardiff Management Consultants
A professor of innovation and entrepreneurship in the University of Sharjah, inspired by how fast the technological revolution is progressing,.
Muna Al Harbi
Transformation & Personal Growth Coach
Muna AL Harbi helps people to achieve their goals by improving different actions necessary to take control of their future plans.
Zoe is the executive producer and presenter of The Simply Flawsome Podcast. The Podcast was established to build a reach to those who aspire to be great but like many of us have times of doubt and difficulty.
Maryam AL Zaabi
Maryam AL Zaabi(CPCC, ACC, ORSC) specializes in leadership development, employee engagement and workplace culture building.
Huda Kattan is a makeup artist, beauty blogger and vlogger who runs the immensely famous ‘Huda Beauty’ blog which is the No. 1 blog in the Middle East.
Montaha Al Ramahi
Montaha is a Jordanian news presenter from a Palestinian descent,
ME Human Resources Director & D&I Leader
Sarah Tabet is a passionate agile HR professional with more than 13 years of well-rounded multinational experience in the human resources field across Middle East and Africa.
Shada El Sharif
Head of Sustainability, Arabtech Jardaneh
A driven professional in international and sustainable development, with leadership experience in public, private and international organizations.
Founder and Owner
Lina Khalifeh is the founder and owner of SheFighter, the first Self-Defense studio for women-only started in the Middle East and expanded to more than 35 countries.
Asma'a is a founder of her own company at Startovia; a business platform for early-stage startups through coaching programs.
Manal Ataya is a museology specialist with over 14 years of senior managerial experience in museum development and cultural diplomacy.
Aisha is a blogger on Khaleeji Culture, a coach and a social media personality
Hanadi El Sayyed
Founder and Chief Experience Officer at &humans
Hanadi El Sayyed is an industry analyst, writer, and founder of &humans Consulting. She is also a Senior Consultant at The Tantalus Group.
Darine El Khatib
Senior Director -Creative Strategy & Brand Development - MENA & Turkey at Turner
Darine is responsible for strengthening WarnerMedia’s presence and competitiveness in the region through the development of new services and products.
Assistant Professor /PhD in Biochemistry
Dr Mayssa Hachem is currently Assistant Professor and research coordinator in Forensic Science at Amity University Dubai.
Fatma Elzahraa Hassan
Fatma is a certified personal trainer
Global Executive Board Member
Rania is the Executive Board Member of IRC Global Executive Search Partners the World's largest executive search alliance, represented by more than 90 cities across 6 continents.
Founder and CEO
Ghizlan Guenez is the Founder and CEO of The Modist, the first global luxury ecommerce platform where over 180 leading fashion brands are curated for women who dress modestly.
Founder and CEO
Haifa grew up with a passion and great sense of appreciation for beauty and glamour. She was also lucky enough to be surrounded by women who inspired her on a daily bases.
UAE Executive Director
She has been in her current positions as an Executive Director for R&P Consulting in the UAE and a Senior Director of International Business Development at The Private Office of Sheikh Saeed in Italy since March 2019, after acting as a Senior Manager for Business Development at the same Sheikh Office in Dubai and working for two different private offices for the Royal Family members of Abu Dhabi when she first moved to UAE in 2014.
Roleen Wadah Al Qassim
Roleen Wadah Al Qassim, Actress with a BA from the American University in Cairo in Theater studies, a major in Acting and minor in Media and TV journalism.
Emma El Meligi
Head of Legal
Emma El Meligi is an in house Legal Counsel with extensive experience in the FMCG sector.She is an Egyptian lawyer who currently holds the title of Head of Legal for Turkey, Caucasus and North Africa at British American Tobacco.
Chairwomen and Creative Director
Almost 50 years ago Azza Fahmy initiated her journey towards being one of the most esteemed jewellery designers in the MEA region. With a profound purpose, Azza Fahmy has taken the role of translating the region’s culture and international art and historic references to the world, through contemporary jewellery design that reflects her unique research approach and craftsmanship preservation.
Fatma is the CEO of Azza Fahmy Jewellery and a business development specialist with over seventeen years of experience. Having learnt the rudiments of the family owned enterprise at a very early age, Fatma’s vision for the brand has seen her strategically develop the Azza Fahmy business from a home-grown brand to an international luxury designer house employing over 200 people.
Amina Ghali, Azza Fahmy’s youngest daughter, joined Azza Fahmy Jewellery in 2005 and spent 3 years working behind the scenes designing and developing pieces across the brand’s various collections. She impactfully endorsed and applied the brand’s ethos of producing unique pieces with subtle historic and cultural references with a contemporary modern twist.
Nada El Gazzar
Nada is a professional NLP coach, inspirational speaker, and trainer.
Theresa Du Toit
She is also a well known and much-loved Wedding Celebrant conducting wedding ceremonies and vow renewals here in the UAE as well as internationally, a wedding planner, designer, and trainer.
Dima Jweihan is the Executive Director of the Middle East and North Africa regional office of the International Center for Not for-Profit Law in Amman, Jordan.
Samia is the CEO and founder of Unwind the Grind – millennial career development platform offering an interactive and inspiring place for young folks based in UAE to accelerate their careers or businesses.
Amy Mowafi – Co-Founder & CEO, MO4Network
Amal Dokhan – CEO, Global Entrepreneurship Network, KSA
Areije Al Shakar
Areije Al Shakar – Director & Fund Manager, Al Waha Venture Capital Fund of Funds
Assia Riccio – Founder, Evolvin’ Women
Briar Prestidge – Founder & CEO, Prestidge Group PR
Cynthia Helena Rif
Cynthia Helena Rif – Co-founder at Witwork
Dr. Buthaina Al-Ansari
Dr. Buthaina Al-Ansari – Founder & Chairperson, Qatariat T&D Holding Company
Helen Al Uzaizi
Helen Al Uzaizi – CEO, BizWorld UAE; Founder, Future Entrepreneurs
Joelle Mardinian – founder, Joelle Group
Elena is a career coach, trainer, and speaker on topics of career and personal development.
Zahara Malik – Co-founder & CEO, Grosvenor Capital
Alexia is a specialist in the keto diet, a scientific protocol for automatic weight loss mode and reversal of diabetes type 2. She has been featured in Gulf News, Grazia Middle East, and Dubai Health Authority's Better Health.
Raja Easa Al Gurg
Al Gurg is the managing director and vice chairperson of the Easa Saleh Al Gurg Group.
Jagtiani is the chairwoman and CEO of the Landmark Group.
Rania Nashar is the first female CEO of Saudi commercial bank, Samba Financial Group.
Sarah Al Suhaimi
Sarah Al Suhaimi is the chairperson of Tadawul, the Middle East’s largest stock exchange.
Lubna Olayan became the first Saudi woman to serve on the board of a publicly-traded company in 2004 for the Saudi Holandi bank.
Managing Director Southern & Eastern Mediterranean Region
Harmgart is the Managing Director for the Southern and Eastern Mediterranean region at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD).
Nezha Hayat has been the President of Morocco's Capital Markets Authority since 2016.
Wadha Ahmed Al-Khateeb
Wadha Al-Khateeb is the deputy CEO of the Kuwait National Petroleum Company, which earned $30 billion in revenues last year
Sarah is an award-winning event manager, booking agent, Celebrity PR and marketing specialist.
What if the worst fear of your life turns out to be the best slap to wake you up ?
Because it is a wake up call! One we all have in ourselves just itching to come out! And that journey is one full of wanders, self empowerment and ultimately meeting yourself.
"A creative person is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others."
Martin Luther King, Jnr. "It is almost always, the creative dedicated minority, who have made the world better." It is not always about the recognition but the dedication we apply to doing what we do to the best of our ability.
Rana Abu Samaha
More than 10 years experience in the law profession working with top international law firms and companies in the legal and compliance departments. In my current role, As Compliance Leader and Senior Counsel for the Oilfield Equipment at Baker Hughes
Life Coach, Relationship Coach, Spirituality Coach
I coach female and male, guide them towards their desired results! find answers within themselves, regarding their work, personal behaviors, relationship issues, weight loss and problem-solving.
A globally engaged & patient-focused multi-award winning medical doctor with a concentration in dermatology and an aspiration to become a pioneer female healthcare leader in education, talent and skill management, and medical technologies providing the most innovative, advanced, & fulfilling care in the United Arab Emirates.
Awesome Kid Speaker
Born the 29th of March 2011 Dunia Alhegelan did not wait long to make her mark on this planet. At the age of 4 months she started swimming & her passion for water had her scuba diving by the time she was 4 years old.
- Exceptional ability to adapt and a good sense of communication,
- Good ability to work in a team and to unite teams to achieve objectives,
Manal Abdel Samad
Head of VAT Legislation and Tax Policy
Very good background at Taxes, scientific minded, analytical, fast learner and knowledge seeker.
High sense of responsibility, hard worker, well organized, self-confident, innovative and highly motivated.
Advocate of women's empowerment & women's rights.
Gender advocate and New Economy expert
Asmaa is the program manager of the Womanity Foundation's "B100 Ragl" program in the MENA region. She also founded the Hyper-Gender movement, and spent the last 5 years consulting foundations and NGOs on gender, the new economy, collective intelligence and social entrepreneurship.
Engy El Shazly
First Arab Hijabi Ballerina
I have started ballet at the age of 27 while I'm wearing hijab, and then performed twice on the stage in Egypt and did a lot of ballet photo sessions in the streets of Cairo, so I become the first Arab hijabi ballerina.
Hedia Belhaj Youssef
Gender & GBV Expert
• Open Minded and have no problem to work with a team
• Extensive experience in collegiate programming and management.
• Good experience in advocacy and networking
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
• Very good knowledge of the Arab civil society and women machineries
Business Psychologist | Organization Coach
Grace Asemota is a Business Psychologist (M.Sc) and a Certified Life Coach. She has partnered with CEOs, executives and solopreneurs to grow their personal and professional brands and has coached students and staff in different institutions and organisations.
I believe everyone needs to understand their value. One of my passions is to empower people to live their best life, through life lessons and leadership speaking seminars/workshops I have attended I believe I have some insight to offer as a speaker
Producer at Radio Hala and Reporter at Al Taghier Channel. Based in UAE.
She is an MC.
Being on stage unleashes a side of me that i never knew did even exist, it's like being a whole different person,someone whose confidence all of a sudden reaches a peak that's honestly. inexplicable,someone who feels like they want to pour their heart out and make every minute of them standing on that stage really count , i've lately come to understand that this could somehow be how passion feels like.
Motivational Speaker, Video Editor Graphic Designer and a Teacher
I am a hard worker, talented and enthusiastic person who tends to enhance her skills as researcher, editor, interpreter, videographer and graphic designer. In brief, I love to transcend my skills in any field that can help to achieve my dream.
Business News Anchor
I am an excellent Communicator, a confident, self-motivated Co-Creator. I am always growing, learning and evolving.
I've been always fascinated by human potential and the mindsets of those who allow us to reach our own.
Marketing & Project Manager
Self taught in business. Learned it all by hard way. Looking always for success and high goals. Staying motivated and spreading positive thoughts among young generations.
Director of Communications
Sarah Mohamed is a marketing communications specialist with over 8 years of experience working across multiple sectors in the UAE.
Mona Al Moussli
A partner in PRA with more than 12 years of hands on experience in the Regulatory Affair field for pharmaceuticals, Retail Pharmacies and Hospital Pharmacies, Mona Moussli has been entrusted with international brands across the GCC and Middle East.
Hala El Miniawi
Frankly speaking ,many trainers have got the knowledge but when it comes to sharing it with others ,they give it in portions .But with ME , on board my ship ,you will go on a voyage ,never tried before.
Motivational Speaker & Life Purpose Coach
4 years of working in this region helped me realize my top 3 things I can’t stop doing:
1- Help those around me achieve their professional & personal development goals
2- Build a supportive network of people that can challenge and widen my perspectives
3- Communicate creative ideas and solutions for a better work environment
Fatima is an analyst at Qatargas, the largest producer of liquified natural gas in the world.
Certified Leadership Coach, and Industrial Digital Transformation Expert
Over 10 years experience across GE (General Electric). Expert and Certified in the US in designing and delivering interactive Leadership, and Industrial IoT / Digital Transformation workshops to a wide variety of professionals across industries within Oil & Gas, Energy, and others.
Customer Champion Executive
Have a mission to deliver the best and passion to outshine! My core work is as a customer experience transformist; helping organizations improve business results by changing how they deal with customers. My goal is simple: accelerate the path to delighting customers .
Mona Yousuf Almoayyed
Almoayyed is the Managing Director of Y.K. Almoayyed & Sons—a diversified group established in 1940, with divisions specializing in trading, contracting, concrete products, air-conditioning, telecom services and property development.
Aisha Bin Bishr
Bin Bishr is the Director General of the Smart Dubai Office— the government entity entrusted with Dubai’s city-wide smart transformation.
Al-Saleh leads the company’s technology ventures team, which secures partnerships with startups and entrepreneurs. She has more than 20 years of international experience, including 13 with Agility.
Al-Asadi has been at Iraq’s biggest bank, the Rafidain Bank, for over two decades. It had over $80 billion in assets as of December 2017.
Al-Mayman is the first GCC national to become director of the UNWTO Regional Department for the Middle East. Before joining the department in 2018, she had over 17 years of experience at the Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage.
Shaikha Al Bahar
Deputy Group CEO
NBK is Kuwait’s largest bank with $90 billion in assets. Al Bahar is managing the bank's regional expansion in 14 countries. She featured on the Forbes Global Power Woman list in 2012.
Suzanne Al Anani
DAEP is in charge of building airports in Dubai. Under Al Anani’s leadership, the U.A.E.’s ranking for “Quality of Air Transport Infrastructure” improved from number three worldwide in 2018 to number two in 2019.
Eaman Al Roudhan
Al Roudhan’s career at Zain began 22 years ago, in 1998, when it launched its first mobile prepaid service in Kuwait. Zain Kuwait earned over $1 billion in revenues in 2018.
Dalya Al Muthanna
President & CEO
Al Muthanna joined GE in 2008 and was the first Emirati to graduate from its Experienced Commercial Leadership Program (ECLP). Al Muthanna leads business growth, driving cross-business selling across GE's portfolio. GE Gulf received $6 billion in revenues as of December 2018.
Huda Al Rostamani
Al Rostamani has been the Managing Director of AW Rostamani since 2007. She holds Masters and Undergraduate degrees in Medical Engineering from the George Washington University U.S.
Maryam Eid AlMheiri
Before becoming Vice Chair, AlMheiri was CEO and COO of twofour54, which is home to over 450 media and entertainment companies. She is also Director General of the Abu Dhabi Goverment Media Office.
Director of Subsidiaries & Affiliates
Mamou has been at Credit Agricole Consumer Finance since 1990. She is also a member of the Crédit Agricole Consumer Finance Group Executive Committee, chair of Wafasalaf in Morocco, and she holds positions in Credit Agricole subsidiaries in Netherlands, Germany, Portugal and Spain.
Sadik has been deputy CEO of Arab Bank since 2010. The bank has 600 branches across five continents and has $48 billion in assets and $231.8 million in profits. She previously worked with National Bank of Kuwait for 23 years where she was the Group General Manager of the International Banking Group.
Salwa Idrissi Akhannouch
Groupe Aksal has been the sole franchisee of Zara in Morocco since 2001. It also developed Morocco’s largest mall—the “Morocco Mall” in Casablanca— which opened in 2011 with an investment of $275 million. In 2019, Akhannouch launched two more malls in Marrakech and Rabat.
Founding Partner; Chairperson
Zulficar plays a key role in drafting new legislation and developing existing economic legislation as adviser to various governmental entities. She served as a member of the national drafting committees for the new Telecom Law and the new Capital Market Regulations.
Majida Ali Rashid
CEO, Real Estate Investment Management
Ali Rashid began her career at the Ministry of Public Works in Dubai and joined DLD in 2007. The real estate investment management and promotion center supports national and international real estate investment companies.
Elissar Farah Antonios
CEO; Cluster Head
Antonios has over 29 years of banking experience in the Middle East. She led Citibank to generate combined revenues of $720 million from the U.A.E., Lebanon, Jordan, and Iraq in 2018.
Rola Abu Manneh
Abu Manneh joined Standard Chartered Bank, U.A.E. as CEO in August 2018. The U.A.E. is currently one of the top five markets for the group, with total assets worth $13 Billion.
Founder and Chairperson
Bahwan founded Bahwan CyberTek (BCT) in 1999. The company is a global provider of innovative software products and services, with more than 1,000 customers, including Forbes Global 2000 companies.
With more than 27 years’ experience in the financial industry, Mutlaq founded the INGOT Group, which is a consortium of multinational companies operating across four continents. Mutlaq has also funded more than 600 female entrepreneurs in the Middle East.
Kafafi has been leading TAQA Arabia as CEO since 2013. The company, which generated revenues of more than $370 million in 2018, signed a JV agreement last year with BP to establish a new company in Egypt concerning Castrol Lubricants.
Rita Maria Zniber
With more than 40 years of experience in the food and beverage industry, Zniber is the owner of Diana Holding, which brings in more than $370 million in annual revenues.
The Commercial Bank of Kuwait is the second oldest bank in the country. The bank generated more than $370 million in revenues and achieved a net profit of $210 million in 2018.
Educator, Trainer, Coach, Public Speaker
Highly motivated speaker and trainer with around 12 years of academic and administrative experiences.
Kanzy El Defrawy
MC/Host and Events Manager
Kanzy is a former world ranked professional squash player who moved to Dubai 2 years ago after living in America for 6years.
Rana Al Turk
Senior HR & Training Adviser
Seasoned executive in the human resources and economic development spaces, having led major projects and organizations in the Arab region.
Dr. Saliha Afridi is a clinical psychologist. She is also the founder and Managing Director
of The LightHouse Arabia
Yara El Helbawi
Operations manager & business consultant, empowers women & always ready to share my knowledge & experience with others
Branding Expert - Mental Heath Advocate
Passionate about sustainable leadership, branding and marketing, especially storytelling, consumer understanding and creative expression
UN Youth Ambassador, SDGs Advocate
Simarna Singh is a passionate sustainability advocate and she is actively involved in actioning the SDGs.
Demand Generation and channel management expert
A professional with extensive experience in channel management and demand generation in electrical industry
A -List Wellness Coach | MSc Exercise Science | Personal Trainer
My goal is to help you live a healthier and more active lifestyle by sharing practical nutrition tips.
Amel Ait Ahcene
Senior Media Solutions Manager
Over the past 10 years I have built a strong experience managing international brands and collaborating with cross-functional teams to achieve our business objectives.
She experienced cultural isolation for 15 years as a result of immigration.
Founder of the innovative and inspiring “sisterhood”, Blooming Ladies.
Mariam Alammadi has been working in the mental health sector for the last ten years.
Head of Communication and Public Affairs
Maysoun Ramadan is the Head of Communication and Public Affairs for Roche Diagnostics Middle East.
CEO The Wadi Tribe /Author/Interior Architect/ Mentor
CEO and Founder of The Wadi Tribe Philanthropist, Serial Entrepreneur, Business Consultant, Children’s Author, Interior Architect and International Designer
A dynamic enterprising professional and a passionate leader with over 25 years of rich and extensive experience.
Business Development Assistant
My core strengths lie in Business Development, Public Speaking & Brand Management
Author, Certified Health Coach & TEDx Speaker
Gloria Halim is the author of Healing Foods Healthy Foods and a holistic health & wellness coach
Having spent 12 + years in Recruitment & Talent Acquisition with a combination of inhouse and agency recruitment.
Leila Ben-Gacem is an Ashoka fellow, founder of Blue Fish
Founder & Managing Director
Pamela Durant is the mother of a child with Type 1 Diabetes
Founder at My Sacred Pain, Co-founder at Tea With Sahar and Suraya and Founder at Dare Soul Stories
Personal Development, Empowerment & Life Coach
There are so many of us who have compelling stories/experiences to share with the world. I am just one of the many who have a message to spread.
CEO and founder
Samia is the CEO and founder of Unwind the Grind – millennial career development platform offering an interactive and inspiring place for young folks based in UAE.
Ambreen Umair Zaman
Master degree holder , born speaker , can talk to anyone on any topic. Influencer since people didn’t even know this term.
Rubina Rafiq Ejaz
Head of Corporate Training
Actively maintain a consistent corporate culture in the business with regard to training and development.
Master of Ceremony
I’m a public figure and often do inspirational speeches.
Head CDD Compliance
I am a banker by profession past 15 years. Entrepreneur- Philanthropist - Trainer- Motivational Speaker.
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