Nada Doumit – Roche Diagnostics Middle East

Nada Doumit has been the Head of Legal Roche Diagnostics Middle East since April 2016, and has joined Roche Diagnostics Middle East in 2012 in the capacity of Legal Counsel, establishing the legal and compliance functions in the Middle East. With a penchant for lucidity and analysis, Nada leads a regional team of legal counsels…

Dr Nadir Mohammed – World Bank

Dr. Mohammed is the Country Director of the GCC countries in the Middle East and North Africa region of the World Bank. He joined the Bank in 1998 as country economist for Egypt and Yemen, became Country Manager for Albania, and returned to the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region as Operations Director in…

Dr Linzi Kemp – American University of Sharjah

Linzi is an Associate Professor with the American University of Sharjah, teaching Women in Leadership, Leadership and Organizational Behavior to graduate and undergraduate students. Her research focuses on women in employment and leadership in the United Arab Emirates, and wider Middle East region. Previous experience has been in management, training, and lecturing. Prior to the…

Louise Karim – Mums@Work

Living in Dubai since 2009, Louise has led teams at leading regional and international companies including DABO & Co, The Dubai World Trade Centre and Emirates Airlines. More recently she set up the digital department for two highly successful Dubai-based agencies. Representing a vast number of global brands including Virgin, Coca-Cola and The Four Seasons,…

H.E. Maha Ali – Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan

Ms. Ali served as Minister of Industry, Trade and Supply in 2015/2016. She worked at the Trade Ministry since 1998, served at Jordan’s Permanent Mission to the UN in Geneva in 2002, and was appointed as the Ministry’s Secretary General in 2010. She has a BSc in Industrial Engineering, an MBA and a Trade Policy…

Mariam Farag – 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. Farag brings to MBC Group over 18 years of experience working in the fields of social development, humanitarian relief, communication, corporate & social responsibility in the MENA region. Prior…

Haben Girma – Barack Obama Champion of Change

Haben Girma has earned recognition as a White House Champion of Change, Forbes 30 under 30, and BBC Women of Africa Hero. The first Deafblind person to graduate from Harvard Law School, Haben advocates for equal access to information for people with disabilities. Haben holds a B.A. in Sociology/Anthropology from Lewis & Clark College. Because…