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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
    • 5.0 • 21 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 I Switched My Career Gears During Covid With Nourah Feteih

    How I Switched My Career Gears During Covid With Nourah Feteih

    In this episode, Nourah Feteih talks about her strong belief that there are no losses in life. With all the changes that have happened to the world, she came to believe that by going back steps in life and learning from experiences, we are actually not going back, we are only being prepared to have a stronger breakthrough when we discover our full potential and capabilities in ourselves, careers and even personal relationships. She compares it to archery, and stresses how the more we pull the arrow back, the stronger it will be when let go, for a stronger beginning!

    Nourah Feteih is an Inspirational Public speaker, Environmentalist and Author. She has written a story for children to shed light and raise Environmental awareness for the new generation in KSA with the vision of 2030. Moreover, values they would carry with them throughout their lives. She also Co-authored a book for women Empowerment called "Women Who Inspire ''.

    • 37 min
    How To Transfer Knowledge From One Career To Another With Steminist Latifa Al Khalifa

    How To Transfer Knowledge From One Career To Another With Steminist Latifa Al Khalifa

    In this episode with Latifa Al Khalifa, we dive into her journey with an Edtech startup and the challenges she had to face in setting up a fulfilling functioning STEM Education platform for keen learners of all age groups. She shares Cleverplay’s aim to empower children to become curious creators and lifelong learners, which was named under one of the 100 most meaningful businesses worldwide. Latifa talks of how schools focus more on theories and in that sense take back the actual fun of learning. She believes that she is an ambassador for children by making learning fun and enjoyable. As a determined learner herself, she focuses all her courses on practical learning. Don't miss out on this insightful episode, out now!

    Latifa Al-Khalifa is an EDUpreneur, STEAM education professional and self-starter. She’s the co-founder and CEO of Clever Play, a multi-award winning EdTech startup. Her work on behalf of children earned her broad local, regional and international recognition, including being named as one of only 100 Meaningful Business leaders worldwide. Latifa is also a recognized speaker and writer on the topics of STEM/STEAM education, early childhood, future skills and play-based learning.

    • 58 min
    How To Serve Your Creative Purpose From An Organizational Level With Al Zain Al Sabah

    How To Serve Your Creative Purpose From An Organizational Level With Al Zain Al Sabah

    In this week's episode, Al-Zain Al Sabah talks about her journey of 'mastery' throughout her career. She tells us about her never-ending goals and her desire to grow and learn. Being Kuwaiti and second hand experiencing the invasion and destruction that comes with a war, she found her calling in Journalism and wants to lend her voice for a greater cause! She spills her secrets on how she curves all the struggles that come with a career shift. Her passion to just do what makes her happy and boosts her adrenaline rush. She sheds light on her role as a producer and talks of the exceptional work she has created and contributed to. Listen to her episode now.

    A pioneering producer and social entrepreneur, Shkh. Al-Zain Al-Sabah is currently the Chairperson and CEO of National Creative Industries Group KSCC, an organization  that aids in the development and incubation of regional talent and quality multi format content. Serving on a number of international  foundations and boards, Al-Zain has made it her mission to provide a creative haven  for regional storytellers and help cultivate messages of peace, plurality, and  reconciliation in all her undertakings.

    • 49 min
    How I Organised My Career As An Independent Artist With Tamtam

    How I Organised My Career As An Independent Artist With Tamtam

    Saudi Arabian singer and songwriter Tamtam is based between Los Angeles and Riyadh. At the age of 13, she relocated to California due to her parent’s belief that seeing the world through a different lens is important. Since then, Tamtam has been channeling all her life experiences into her biggest venture, music. Her sound is not one to put in a box, but you can hear Alternative R&B and Pop influences. Her single “We’ve Got Wings”, released in late 2015, helped promote a Saudi Breast Cancer awareness organization founded by Princess Reema bint Bandar. “Gender Game” is a song about Gender Equality and her journey as a Saudi woman pursuing a music career.

    In this episode, TamTam shares what life is like living between Sudi and in LA, her journey from the deserts to the limelight as an artist making her name in the West!. She discusses the thought process involved in writing songs and how far she's come along with all the difficulties she had to face. From the secret behind her stage name "TamTam" to the reason why she is a well-known name in the music industry today, TamTam spills the beans on her intriguing life. Her passion for music and her love for the power of the voice of the people has become quite evident in this episode. She talks of the importance of following your dreams as well as facing all sorts of challenges with a strong belief in yourself and being a role model to the crowd that loves you. Catch the new episode, out now!

    • 53 min
    How To Become A Creative Solopreneur with Dr. Noora H. Alghatam

    How To Become A Creative Solopreneur with Dr. Noora H. Alghatam

    • 43 min
    Unlocking The World Of VC Funding With Stephanie Nour Prince

    Unlocking The World Of VC Funding With Stephanie Nour Prince

    In this episode with Stephanie Nour, we learn everything there is to know about scaling a startup, VC funding and its ins and outs. Stephanie with over a decade’s experience in funding and investing tells us what it's like starting a company that focuses on bringing together and building a community that is contributing to a large appetite to invest in the tech industry across the MENA region. Stephanie along with her partner’s goal with Nuwa Capital is to transform the relationship between investors and founders and to build a better framework to drive value to the founders that are effecting positive change in this market. Catch the episode, out now!

    Stephanie Nour Prince is a partner at Nuwa Capital where she leads on network engagements and operations. Most recently, she was Wamda’s Director of Communications and Outreach, working on outreach and partnerships with multiple stakeholders in the MENA startup ecosystem. At Wamda, she focused on building the brand and community since joining in 2012, and led on projects such as the MIT Media Lab workshop Dubai, the American University of Beirut’s Reboot Beirut Hackathon, and the Crown Prince Court’s Minds on a Mission Design Thinking workshop among other programs and deal sourcing activities.

    • 50 min

Customer Reviews

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21 Ratings

21 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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