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Social Impact from a Women Perspective

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Wed, 07 Feb 2018

5:30 PM – 7:30 PM

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SERRANO, 99-101
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Calle de Serrano, 99-101, 28006 Madrid, Spain

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SERRANO, 99-101
Paper Pavilion

Calle de Serrano, 99-101, 28006 Madrid, Spain


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Amal Dokhan


The BABSON GLOBAL Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership

Amal is a passionate professional in designing experiences, guiding corporates and startups to innovation and customer centric design, providing creative solutions, achieving mastery in service industry, manipulating the tools of marketing to evoke customers emotions. She is also immersed in working on corporate innovation to instill the ability to adapt to a rapidly changing social and business environment leading to great rewards and returns
Throughout her career Amal gained a diversified range of experience in management and marketing related roles particularly in education and consultancy. Currently, Amal is part of the Entrepreneurship Center in King Abdullah University of Science and Technology in a number of roles including the New Ventures Acceleration and Corporate Innovation program. Prior to that she worked in the KAUST Seed Fund where she developed marketing and events, while also providing a range of services to startup clients. Amal has previously managed an educational organization; during that time she designed programs and started several innovative initiatives to be implemented by the educators to improve the mindsets in order to foster creativity in the work place and the educational tools.In parallel to this she started her own business, which organized sports events and offered commercial consultancy to large organizations.

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Celia de Anca

Director of the Center for Diversity in Global Management


Director of the Center for Diversity in Global Management

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Concepción Galdón

Director & Academic Lead of Social Innovation


Within IE’s Center for Social Innovation, Concepción is responsible for Social Entrepreneurship and Social Innovation projects. Graduated with a B.S in Economics from U.A.M, Concepcion holds a Master’s in Public Admin and Int. Development from Harvard Kennedy School. Her professional exposure includes social impact projects in Bolivia and Madrid, UN Headquarters, Santander Bank and the Finance Ministry of Liberia. There, she worked with the Government of Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, Nobel Peace Prize 2011.Since 2010 Concepcion has held several positions in IE, including deputy director of the Center for Diversity.

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Maysoun Douas


Core Team Programs - Al Sharq Youth Forum

An American journalist once wrote “the largest growing economic force in the world isn’t China or India – it’s women.” Maysoun couldn't agree more. A Doctor in Physics, a mom, a volunteer, a speaker and recently an entrepreneur, Maysoun is a restless proactive woman.
After her first-hand experience with the gaps of Technology Transfer between Academia and the Industry, she decided to bring a solution that can stream more efficiently scientific and technological findings into industrial applications and multiply industrial collaboration and partnership with R&I stakeholders. This is the mission of Excellenting an automated technological marketplace, that she lead as a CEO.

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Nyra Mahmood

Managing Director

Simply Sharia Human Capital

Nyra imparts a proven commercial awareness across industries including new business development within the financial, consumer, media and professional services sectors. The co-founder of a boutique PR, Marketing and Business Development Consultancy, Eudaimonia Communications, and as the Director of a financial services firm - Simply Sharia Human Capital (SSHC) - she provides business development and marketing solutions for companies; delivering a unique perspective and instinctive multi-faceted approach. Possessing a deep appreciation of business development and collaborative partnerships, Nyra is adept at gathering intelligence to bring the right people together, forming cohesive and effective alliances. With the power of persuasion, through trust, influence and an aptitude for communications, she has worked with companies in executing strategies, modifying communications, developing enterprise investment and advising executives on how to best advance diverse business mediums and specific frontiers. Inherently media savvy, with over ten years journalistic experience, she was the first female investigation’s editor of a UK national newspaper. She is professional, efficient and highly focused on the vision of an organization.