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Ellevate Dubai Annual Forum: Today I Will...

Dubai, AE • May 15, 2016

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A must-do event! Renowned regional influencers will lead 200 senior professionals though lively discussions on a range of topics - and apply the lens of professional women. We will conclude with each delegate (male and female) making a pledge for parity in the workplace.

Sunday, May 15, 2016 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM EDT

The Dubai Chamber of Commerce
Dubai Chamber of Commerce, Baniyas Rd
13th Floor
Dubai
AE

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Ellevate Dubai, in collaboration with the Dubai Business Women Council, brings you an interactive forum where regional thought leaders will review challenges, brainstorm solutions and TAKE ACTION.

Moderator: Ms. Becky Anderson, Anchor, CNN International

Renowned regional influencers will lead 200 senior professionals though lively discussions on a range of topics - and apply the lens of professional women. We will conclude with each delegate (female and male) making a pledge for parity in the workplace, led by our moderator, Becky Anderson.


8 – 9 am
Registration and Networking

9 – 9:30 am
Welcome

Rana Nawas, President, Ellevate Dubai

Opening Remarks
Dr. Raja Al Gurg, President, Dubai Business Women Council

9:30 – 10:30 am
What in the World? Regional Industry Trends and Their Impact on Corporate Women

Real Estate: Ms. Louise Vun, Partner, Addleshaw Goddard

Finance: Ms. Zainab Kufaishi, Institutional Relationship Manager, Invesco

Oil & Gas: Ms. Simona Agolini, Project Director for Iraq, Shell

Retail: H.E. Laila Mohd. Suhail, CEO at Dubai Festivals & Retail Establishment

10:30 – 11 am

Networking Break

11 – 11:30 am
Leadership in Turbulent Times: Live Interview

Mr. Fadi Ghandour, Co-founder and Vice Chairman, Aramex

11:30 – 12:30 pm
Entrepreneurship: Capitalizing on Today’s Opportunities

Ms. Ambareen Musa, Founder & CEO, Souqalmal.com

Ms. Roula Theodory, Founder & Managing Partner, Cherry on Top

Ms. Nathalie Haddad, Founder and Managing Director, Right Bite

Ms. Bodour Al Hilali, Founder & Managing Director Belle Femme and Partner & Managing Director, Saladicious

12:30 – 12:37 pm

Empowerment through technology

Ms. Joanne Kubba, Uber Public Policy Director MENA

12:37 – 1 pm
Final Keynote
Ms. Rima Assi, McKinsey & Co.

Closing: “Today I Will…”
Rana Nawas, President, Ellevate Dubai

1 – 2 pm
Nibbles and Networking 



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