Rana Nawas – Ellevate

Rana is a corporate veteran, writer and host of #1 podcast in the Middle East – When Women Win. Born in England to a Palestinian father and Lebanese mother, Rana grew up like many Western-educated Arabs facing the dichotomy of liberal and traditional values. Rana’s education at Oxford University and Harvard Business School gave her…

Rania Kassab – GSK

GSK started the WLI at global level with the objective of providing GSK female employees with the right resources to realize their aspirations and contribute to the business and to effectively empower them to realize their full potential without limitations. GSK’WLI is focusing on three pillars: connect, engage and develop. Along with other initiatives the…

Ravi Kumar – Roche Diagnostics Middle East

Mr. Kumar is the Head of Human Resources at Roche Diagnostics Middle East (RDME), where he is responsible for executing human resources strategy, in alignment with business goals, for over 400 employees across 16 countries in the Middle East. With over 20 years of professional experience across multinational organisations in the Middle East and India,…

Reem Al Fahim – SEDRA Foundation

Reem Al Fahim is the Chief Executive Officer of SEDRA Foundation, she is responsible for driving SEDRA’s vision of facilitating inclusion in Abu Dhabi and the UAE. She oversees all aspects of Foundation operations, including the overall supervision of progams, strategies, and staff. She has advocated for persons with disabilities for over 15 years as…

Samia Hasan – Direction Dose

Samia Hasan is the founder of Direction Dose – crafting millennial experiences through events, career and startup coaching, writing, training and speaking. She’s a certified Strengths Strategy coach, NLP Practitioner and IPCC from the International Coaching Federation (ICF). After completing her MBA in Marketing, she started her career with Procter & Gamble, world leading FMCG…

Sandra Skrebutis – Roche Diagnostics Middle East

Sandra Skrebutis has been the Head of Finance and Compliance for Roche Diagnostics Middle East since May 2017. With a passion for exploring synergies and driving unconventional solutions, Sandra is a part of the leadership team, and oversees the financial development and professional compliance of Roche Diagnostics in the Middle East. She has an illustrious…

Sarah Al Hashemi –

My name is Sarah Alhashimi, I am a 23 year old Emirati student at Zayed University, Majoring and Specializing in film and video making, and Director of the Documentary film “Lemonade” that speaks about the challenges of an autistic adult in the UAE. Was awarded the title of “2017 Rising Talent Leader” at World of…

Noor Shamma –

Curiosity, emotion and desire drive the work of Noor Shamma. Noor consciously remains ‘unclassifiable’ as an artist so that she can express herself through many different mediums. Noor’s current work explores the relationship between art, identity and emotion through a plethora of imagery, texture and expressive styles. As the originator of the popular and ongoing…