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A podcast for ambitious women based in MENA. Each week on the Women Power Podcast you will hear honest, vulnerable, authentic conversations from inspiring women. These women will share their experiences and stories into what it takes to build a successful business and career. The podcast will share insight and inspiration to which will allow you to achieve your highest potential. A subsidiary platform to Women Power Summit developed by Obai & Hill.

Women Power Podcast with Wafa Alobaidat Wafa Alobaidat

    • Business
    • 4.9 • 23 Ratings

A podcast for ambitious women based in MENA. Each week on the Women Power Podcast you will hear honest, vulnerable, authentic conversations from inspiring women. These women will share their experiences and stories into what it takes to build a successful business and career. The podcast will share insight and inspiration to which will allow you to achieve your highest potential. A subsidiary platform to Women Power Summit developed by Obai & Hill.

    How Basma Tawakol Built a Startup Around Sustainable Fashion

    How Basma Tawakol Built a Startup Around Sustainable Fashion

    Basma Tawakol is an entrepreneur and Founder of Dayra with over 12 years of experience working with tech startups and community service organizations. Dayra is a platform promoting ethical and sustainable fashion retailing. The startup was recognized in several mega-events in sustainability and entrepreneurship, got incubated several times, and won multiple grants. Basma was also the co-founder of Ezbet Project, a collaborative project between the University of Stuttgart in Germany and Ain Sh...

    • 44 min
    Practicing Empathetic Leadership with Maliha Hashmi

    Practicing Empathetic Leadership with Maliha Hashmi

    Dr. Maliha Hashmi served as the Executive Director and Co-Head of the Health, Wellbeing and Biotech Sector at NEOM, where she also served as the Executive Director for all Strategic Partnerships. She also served as the Deputy Chair of the NEOM Covid-19 Leadership Taskforce.Maliha Hashmi, is also an esteemed delegate of the V20, where V20 is a global platform of value experts and practitioners that has come together on the sidelines of the G20 presidency to actively engage with the process of ...

    • 43 min
    Creating a Surplus Marketplace and Tackling Food Waste with Barakah CMO Munira Almuammar

    Creating a Surplus Marketplace and Tackling Food Waste with Barakah CMO Munira Almuammar

    In this episode, Munira Almuammar dives deep into her career trajectory and fanning her entrepreneurial spirit which led her to creating Barakah with her co-founders. From working at BUPA to her creative role at MDLBEAST, she gives us an insight into her life and what it's like working as a Product Manager in MDLBEAST records, as well as managing Barakah as the CMO. She talks about her passion for discipline, her drive to do better, juggling multiple roles and helping create a more sustainabl...

    • 53 min
    Finding your Voice and Owning it with Danielle Green

    Finding your Voice and Owning it with Danielle Green

    In this episode, Danielle shares poignant stories of her life and her turning point with her career and personal life. She talks about her passion for photography, fashion and being a creative individual all on all with the hunger to make it big. She featured in the new 2022 Netflix docuseries called, The Most Hated Man on the Internet, where she tells her own horrific story of non-consensual intimate image abuse online. Green aims to use her platform as a way to provide truth in storytelling...

    • 58 min
    Managing the Region’s Leading Food Delivery Platform with Talabat UAE MD Tatiana Rahal

    Managing the Region’s Leading Food Delivery Platform with Talabat UAE MD Tatiana Rahal

    In this episode, Tatiana Rahal dives deep into her career trajectories and shares how she climbed the success ladder to become Talabat UAE’s first female managing director. She talks about being driven to be a good team leader while providing more value to partners and clients. She also stresses on the importance of having a strong internal and external support which is vital in helping you achieve your goals and make the impossible possible.Tatiana Rahal is the first female Managing Director...

    • 39 min
    Redefining What it Means to Lead a Purpose Driven Startup with Uncommon Founder Yolanda Lee

    Redefining What it Means to Lead a Purpose Driven Startup with Uncommon Founder Yolanda Lee

    In this episode, Yolanda Lee shares how Uncommon was originally conceived as an invite-only dinner series in response to a desire for conversation and connection with other women in leadership, many of whom worked in male-dominated environments. As each event grew and continued to resonate with these women, Yolanda took the leap to leave her leading role in a high growth startup to make leadership less lonely for female leaders and see more women owning and making decisions. She talks about h...

    • 54 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
23 Ratings

23 Ratings

Hebah Fisher ,

Concrete conversations

I love how useful this show is. Not only does it feature conversations with inspiring Arab women, but Wafaa also does a great job of asking practical and useful questions so that we as listeners can really learn from these episodes.

newnesmah ,

Real, supportive and inspiring

I love this show, each episode is full of so much value. What I love most is the duration, Wafa goes deep but keeps it short and concise. My favourite episode is about the tribe, so full of honesty and support, thank you!

moosebah ,

I love it!

Having Nada as your first guest speaker is awesome!! I learned new things about her

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