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Thinking Big and Building Big Blocks for Womenpreneurs

On the occasion of the third Global Entrepreneurship Summit, held in Dubai Dec. 11-12, 2012, the Emirates-Aspen Partnership partnered with the GES team to support sessions on women’s entrepreneurship and the role of incubators in tech entrepreneurship.This panel explored the innovative ways to support women entrepreneurs from the perspective of a diverse group of stakeholders, including multinationals, NGOs, and successful entrepreneurs in their own right. Panelists discussed how these stakeholders can complement each other in creating conditions for women entrepreneurs to thrive and what insights can be drawn from the experience of successful women in the region.

Nadereh Chamlou, Senior Advisor to the Chief Economist, MENA, World Bank, USA


  • Muna AbuSulayman, Philanthropist and Development Expert; Partner, Directions Consultancy, Saudi Arabia
  • Imad Benmoussa, General Manager, Coca-Cola Middle East, UAE
  • Najla Al Midfa, Senior Manager – Entrepreneurship Development, Khalifa Fund for Enterprise Development, UAE
  • Doa’a Essa Abdul Wahab, MD and Partner, Salad Boutique Restaurant, Bahrain

By invitation only.

Event information
Tue Dec 11, 2012
3:30pm - 4:15pm GMT+0000