International Fashion Week Dubai

  You launched the International Fashion Week Dubai (IFWD) in May 2015. Tell us about this event and what was your role in supporting designers worldwide? International Fashion Week Dubai (IFWD) is an establishment that was created to further aid the rapid growth of the Fashion industry in Dubai. We are a company with a…

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CEOs

Superheroes, CEOs, and Miracles As a kid, I always looked for heroes as role models to inspire me, for someone or something that is extraordinary to bring the best in me.  So, naturally, I was fascinated by comic books and fairy tales. So many superheroes with superpowers, and fairy creatures were created.  Some are caped,…

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SDGs

Rethinking Strategies to Achieve the SDGs   We currently find ourselves a third of the way through the Sustainable Development Goals timeline. Recently, ‘The Sustainable Development Goals Report 2020’ painted a disturbing picture of the stagnant progress towards achieving the SDGs by their 2030 deadline. The report also highlighted the damaging impact of the COVID-19…

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Leading at ASAP Systems

  As Global President of ASAP Systems, what horizons and leadership experiences has your current position and field offered you that other positions and fields have not? The worldwide exposure to different cultures and new technologies. I was never so much into tech until I started working at ASAP Systems. I was designated first to…

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UNICEF Jawa2ez GIL

UNICEF Lebanon’s Generation of Innovation Leaders (GIL) program celebrated, yet again, Lebanon’s creative youth and their business achievements in its three-day Jawa2ez GIL Zoom event funded by the Kingdom of the Netherlands and the Andan Foundation, and organized by The Nawaya Network and INJAZ Lebanon. The second edition of Jawa2ez GIL took place between November…

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Largest Digital Experience Event for Women in the MENA region

Obai and Hill launch the first ever Women Digital Festival   The Largest Digital Experience Event for Women in the MENA region. December 2020 – Leading PR and Design Firm, Obai and Hill will be hosting the first ever Women Digital Festival which will be based in Saudi Arabia through their strategic regional partnership with…

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Amy Elmahalawy – Co-Founder & CMO At Vapulus   With almost 11 years of experience in the Media world that started back in 2007, Amy Elmahalawy left an executive post at one of the most prestigious Media agencies in Egypt and made a significant career shift. In 2019, Elmahalawy started as the CMO & Head…

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Aakanksha Tangri

Producer; writer; advocate. Having worn many hats throughout her well-established career, Aakanksha Tangri attributes her success to never shying away from the tough topics, earning the respect of her fellow professionals and working for some of the world’s top publications and production houses. A graduate of the University of Toronto with a B.A. (Hons) in…

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TiE Women Initiative

The Dubai chapter of The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE) announced its MENA winner for the regional TiE Women pitch competition launched in June 2020. TiE Women is a global initiative dedicated to empowering women entrepreneurs across the globe to come forward and speak of their entrepreneurial journey, share their innovative business ideas, and be a part…

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African Development Advocate

Mucha Nyandoro-Founder of Manelith, African Development Advocate Mucha Nyandoro is a dynamic, performance-driven professional with 20 years of experience across a broad range of business disciplines. She has worked in leadership positions for top tier Global Financial Institutions, J.P. Morgan, and HSBC within Corporate and Investment Banking, in Retail, Management Consulting, and Media sectors. Her…

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