A PODCAST FOR AMBITIOUS WOMEN BY AN AMBITIOUS WOMAN
Obai and Hill’s Women Power Podcast hosted by Wafa AlObaidat
Leading PR and Design Firm, Obai and Hill, launched a podcast last year, for ambitious women based in the MENA region with global outreach, the Women Power Podcast by Wafa AlObaidat.
The Podcast was launched in April 2020, and each week it has honest, vulnerable, authentic conversations with inspiring women and these guests on the podcast share their experiences and stories on what it takes to build a successful business and career, whilst tackling relatable stories on growth and rising towards the individuals they are today. The podcast further shares insight and inspiration with the aim to support women in achieving their highest potential.
The Podcast aims to present successful female leaders in diverse fields; who will be highlighting partnerships at the workplace, emphasizing communication and the forging of stronger relationships within teams and through the workplace.
The theme of each season of the Podcast revolves around ‘Inspiring Action and Leading Change. Season 1 of the podcast featured renowned women like Hadley Gamble, Rana Salam, Alya Mooro, Deena Ansari, and many more. These amazing women shared their insights on Leadership, Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and persevering through hurdles that every woman is challenged with. Season 2 included another round of trailblazing women like Zainab Salbi, Raha Moharrak, Farah Nabulsi, Marriam Mossalli who with their spirit and grit share their progressive stories! Season 3 received amazing feedback and hosted women like Fouz Al Fahad, Ghizlan Guenez, and Reema Juffali.
With each season, the podcast celebrates the elegance of womanhood and fostering a sense of community and oneness, and creating more impact by breaking barriers, recognizing their goals, and achieving them. Some big names from Season 4 include Alaa Balkhy, Rana Alamuddin, and Joy Ajlouny, Emon Shakoor from Season 5 respectively. The podcast just commenced Season 6 and has also featured some trailblazing women like HH Basma Al Said, HH Nourah Alfaisal, and Ghada Khunji.
Furthermore, the Women Power Network has successfully engaged with & created an impact with the support of 400+ Women Leaders across various industries and walks of life, 6000+ ambitious participants at our forums, 200+ Partnerships, and 64 Media Partners since 2018. In just over a year, the Podcast has grown immensely and has been able to showcase opportunities for partnerships and collaborations by onboarding a number of renowned brands like Bath & Body Works, Zain Bahrain, Healthy Calorie, and many more. Their vision is to partner with brands that share the same goals and resonate with their mission to connect and empower women by providing them with access to networks and knowledge that can allow them to be innovative and succeed, by unleashing their power to create positive change.
Wafa AlObaidat, Host of the Women Power Podcast, CEO of Obai and Hill, Founder of the Women Power Network, and Co-Founder of Women Who Read shares “The positive impact and efforts of driving change in the direction of women empowerment have been relentless and we’re truly grateful and thankful to all those who have supported us in making this platform what it is – a safe space for women to learn and lead their life with purpose”.
The Women Power Podcast has garnered more than 80k downloads and has published over 80 episodes so far! The podcast is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Soundcloud, and many other podcast platforms. The content produced is predominantly focused on inspirational storytelling, motivational pieces, and actionable resources. According to EMNES, only 21% of women are participating in the labor force in the MENA region. Investing in women will boost the growth of the economy as a whole. Hop on the bandwagon and expect to hear more inspiring stories on personal struggles, entrepreneurship, womanhood, and much more!
Executive-Women had the pleasure of running a one-on-one interview with Wafa Alobaidat, click here for the full article.