Speakers 2019 H.E. Abdulla Al SalehUndersecretary for Foreign Trade | Ministry of Economy 12DIANA HAMADEAttorney at Law | Diana Hamade Attorneys at Law 16Samah Al HajeriChief Innovation Officer | Ministry of Economy 15Najla AlnahdiHR Director | Ministry of Economy16Ghalia Ali Al MannaeiIT Manager | General Women’s Union13Aisha HaribHead of Corporate Social Responsibility & SOCIAL INNOVATION PIONEERAfra AtiqPoet and PhD CandidateShaloo GargManaging Director, Microsoft for Startups, Silicon Valley HE Dr. Nawal Al-HosanyPermanent Representative of the UAE to IRENAHE Dr. Maryam MatarFounder and Chairperson of UAE Genetic Diseases Association H.E. Hussain Mohamed AlMahmoudiCEO | Sharjah Research Technology & Innovation Park (university City, Sharjah) HE Hessa Bint Essa BuhumaidCabinet Member Minister of Community DevelopmentAlexandria LafciFounder and COO | New Story Inc Hanane Benkhallouk Founder/ Executive Director | Sustain Leadership Consultancy Dubai Rashid AlreyamiDepartment chair & assistant professorRebecca FriesManaging Director and Founder | Value for Women Helen DisneyCEO/Founder | Unblocked Events Elizabeth VazquezCEO and Co-Founder | WEConnect International Dr. S. N. NyeckVisiting Scholar | Emory School of Law Vulnerability and Human Condition Initiative Nazaneen I. AliSenior Governance Specialist - Procurement | World Bank Washington DC Anna RobertsFounder and Managing Director | Anna RobertsDr. I. N. Amber GhaddarCo-founder | AllianceBlock Shainoor KhojaShainoor Khoja | CEO and Founder Better Business Enterprise Ltd | CEO Thrive-Community Inc. Managing Director and Chief Impact Officer Foundation Holdings Dubai.HER HIGHNESS SAYYIDA BASMA AL SAIDAN EXPERT IN MENTAL HEALTH & CLINICAL HYPNOSIS, HEAD OF NOT ALONE – A MENTAL HEALTH CAMPAIGN | WHISPERS OF SERENITY CLINIC Professor Philip MolyneuxDean of the College of Business Administration | University of SharjahDr. Nancy W. GLEASONAssistant Professor of Practice, Political Science | New York University Abu DhabiXiangcen GuoAssistant Director | SkillsFuture Singapore Philip HardingCEO and Co-founder | IMPACTJUNKIE Meera Al MheiriNuclear Safety Inspector | Federal Authority For Nuclear Regulation Shamma Faisal Al BastakiWriter, Multidisciplinary Artist. Qasr Al Hosn Education Specialist | Department of Culture and Tourism Heba Al EmaraManaging Director, Middle East | Vistra Group Heather HenyonHeather Henyon Founding Partner | Mindshift Capital Rawan MakiFashion Designer & PhD Candidate, Fashion Sustainability in the Arab World | Rawan Maki Design House, London, UK / University Arts London, London, UK Nawal El MasriFounder & Storyteller of Exhale ANSHU GUPTAFOUNDER – DIRECTOR | GOONJ HE Ambassador Dr. Haifa Abu GhazalehWriter, journalist and researcher | Saint-Joseph University Campus of North Lebanon, Ras Maska, Lebanon Roula AZAR DOUGLASWriter, journalist and researcher | Saint-Joseph University Campus of North Lebanon, Ras Maska, Lebanon Dr. Sharon M. SchweitzerCross-Cultural Business Consultant, Author & Attorney | Access to CultureZeina Al SharifBusiness Development Manager | Urban Retreat Restaurant company LLC Jana Bou ReslanDoctor of Education, Consultant, Trainer, LecturerAhlam AlbannaiFaculty at HCT, Entrepreneur, Owner of Ahlam Photo Studio.