When Women Win is a podcast where female role models from around the world share their inspirational stories and practical tools for personal and professional success. In each episode, creator and host Rana Nawas draws out the stories and deconstructs the strategies of remarkable ladies making an impact.
The podcast features business leaders, celebrities and inspirational figures with guests including Beth Comstock, Kristina Kuzmic, Hala Gorani, Michelle Peluso, Marshall Goldsmith, Leslie Berland, and many more. By the end of Season 1, the podcast had become the number 1 most listened-to podcast in the Middle East. The second season of When Women Win launched in October 2018.
Bola Adesola: Charting Your Own Path Through Corporate
Bola is the Senior Vice Chair of Standard Chartered Bank, Africa. She is also on several boards including the United Nations Global Compact and the Women Corporate Directors (WCD).
Catriona Wallace: Artificial Intelligence 101 and The Heroine’s Journey
Dr. Catriona Wallace is the Executive Chair of Boab, an AI Accelerator, and the Founder and CEO of Ethical AI Advisory. Catriona was also the Founder of Flamingo AI, the second woman-led business ever listed on the Australian Stock Exchange. She has been recognized by the Australian Financial Review as the Most Influential Woman in Business & Entrepreneurship.
Elif Shafak: Why Storytelling Matters
Elif Shafak is a world-renowned and multi award-winning storyteller. She has authored 18 books in both English and Turkish, and her work has been translated into 54 languages. The Forty Rules of Love was a game changer for me, and The Bastard of Istanbul moved me deeply. Elif is also an activist for women's and LGBTQ+ rights and is a two-time TED global speaker.
Farah Foustok: Invest in Yourself
Farah is the CEO of Lazard Asset Management in the Middle East. She is also the founder of the Middle East’s 30% Club, Reach Mentoring and TARA speed-mentoring - all platforms designed to help women achieve their professional goals.
Rana and Zélika García: The Business & Pleasure of Art
Zélika is the founder and director of Latin America’s biggest art fair, ZONAMACO. She has been running this fair in Mexico City for the last 20 years.
Rana and Hoda Mansour: How Challenges Drive Success
Hoda is the first woman ever to lead a global software company in Egypt. Her career spans 25 years and crosses 3 continents, and she was recently recognized on the Forbes 2021 list of the Top 50 Middle East Power Business Women. Hoda joined SAP, the German software giant, in 2013 and under her leadership SAP Egypt has achieved record-breaking growth for three years straight, while also being recognized as one of Egypt’s best places to work.