Father's Day 2024

Saturday - June 15, 2024 (2:00 PM - 4:00 PM UAE Time)
(Live Online)

Father’s Day is an occasion dedicated to honoring fathers, celebrating fatherhood, paternal connections, and the impact of fathers in society. A special Father’s Day Livestream Show, a heartfelt celebration honoring all the incredible dads out there. Let’s come together to honor the dads who have made a difference in our lives. Celebrate the joy of fatherhood with us in this heartwarming event. Join us for an afternoon filled with joy, entertainment, and meaningful moments.


Honoring Fatherhood

Celebrating Dads: Acknowledge the important role fathers play in families and society.
Appreciation and Gratitude: Show appreciation for the love, care, and support fathers provide.

Family Bonding

Creating Memories: Spend quality time with your father to create lasting memories.
Family Activities: Engage in activities that strengthen family bonds, like outings, games, or special meals.

Reflecting on Father Figures

Acknowledging Father Figures: Recognize not just biological fathers but also stepfathers, grandfathers, mentors, and other father figures who have made a positive impact.
Sharing Stories: Reflect on and share stories of father figures who have influenced your life.

Expressing Love and Gratitude

Gifts and Cards: Give thoughtful gifts and heartfelt cards to express love and appreciation.
Verbal Affirmations: Tell your dad how much he means to you and thank him for his support.

Supporting Fathers' Well-being

Encouraging Self-Care: Encourage fathers to take time for themselves and engage in self-care activities.
Health and Wellness: Promote the importance of physical and mental health for fathers.

Community and Social Connections

Community Events: Participate in or organize community events that celebrate fathers.
Social Media Tributes: Use social media to share tributes, photos, and messages about your dad.

Educational and Inspirational Content

Fatherhood Resources: Provide or seek out resources and information about parenting and fatherhood.
Inspirational Stories: Share inspirational stories of fathers overcoming challenges and making a difference.

Giving Back

Charitable Acts: Engage in charitable activities in honor of fathers who have passed away or in recognition of the broader community.
Support for Fatherhood Programs: Donate to or volunteer with organizations that support fathers and families.


This is an initiative of Berkeley Middle East which aims at learning and development; so they can create a difference in the world and contribute towards society by utilizing their skills with a lot of networking and relationship-building opportunities.


Having a well-rounded understanding of the topic can help a talk show host facilitate interesting and informative discussions that appeal to a diverse audience.

Insight and Information

Provide insights into various topics, ranging from current events to personal stories, offering viewers valuable information they might not have been aware of before.


Guests on talk shows often share their perspectives on different issues, helping viewers to understand multiple viewpoints and broaden their understanding of various topics.


Feature guests who have overcome challenges or achieved success, inspiring viewers to pursue their goals and aspirations.


Create a sense of connection among viewers, as they listen to stories and experiences that resonate with their own lives or interests.


Depending on the subject matter, our talk shows can also serve as educational platforms, teaching viewers about new ideas, concepts, or developments in various fields.


Shed light on important social issues, raising awareness and prompting discussions that can lead to positive change.


Through informative discussions and uplifting stories, talk shows can empower viewers to take action, make informed decisions, or simply feel more confident about themselves.


Overall, the takeaways of a talk show often include a mix of information, inspiration, and connection, making them a popular form of media for a wide range of audiences.


Voice of Global Women

2:00 PM - 2:05 PM (UAE Time):


Musa Shaikh

Musa Shaikh
Berkeley Middle East Holding

Group CFO & CEO

  • Royal Family Investment Advisor
  • Berkeleyme & MS Voice of Global Women – Founding Director

Musa Shaikh is a King’s College London graduate, leading the Conglomerate BERKELEY MIDDLE EAST HOLDING. He has an excellent record of leading the organization in different parts of the world, including the United Kingdom, the United States of America, Canada, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia & United Arab Emirates.

Shaikh is a Certified Public Accountant, a Fellow member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, UK, and a CGMA from the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, an Associate member of the Institute of Financial Accountants, a fellow member of International Accountants. He is a Certified Internal Auditor from the Institue of Internal Audit, Florida, USA, a Certified Information System Auditor, and a Fellow Member of Securities and Investments from CISI, United Kingdom. He is a double graduate in law and business, LLB (Hons) from Buckinghamshire New University UK, a Master in Law from Kings College London, a Master in Business Administration from Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge, a Master in Public Administration from Chichester University, He is a Certified Project Management Professional from PMI, USA. He has amazing capabilities to innovate, equipped with deep knowledge of Artificial intelligence, system architecture, and data sciences..He has huge experience in leading financial strategies, planning & budgeting, corporate governance, FP&A, VC, Corporate finance, strategies for turnaround, Risk and compliance management, acquisitions for startups & large projects, financial modeling, due diligence, and advice on leading key business complex matters on a global scale.

He has been looking after various sectors, including Investments, manufacturing, agriculture, healthcare, education, and consulting services. He is purely a financial leader with a diversified educational background and a dynamic mix of accounting, finance, project management, internal audit & corporate legal matters, which makes him unique in terms of human capital. He is passionate about social reforms, especially women’s development, and entrepreneurship, and he is actively working hard to build women as business leaders.

2:05 PM - 2:15 PM (UAE Time):


Asma Almansoori

Asma Al Mansoori
Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank

Relationship Manager

Asma Al Mansoori, has banking experience with almost 18 years. She is currently Working as in ADCB.

2:15 PM - 2:25 PM (UAE Time):


Qasim Sharif
Wyndham Hotels & Resorts

Regional Financial Controller, Middle East & Africa

A dynamic and results-oriented professional with over 25 years of experience in hospitality industry. Proven track record of success in senior finance roles within leading hospitality companies, highlighted by unmatched leadership skills. Recognized for 360 knowledge of hotel industry, and a commitment to delivering excellence. Adept at taking on stern challenges, with a strong ability to lead teams.

2:25 PM - 2:35 PM (UAE Time):


Salwa Arfaoui
Next Level Real Estate Dubai

Senior Regional Director

  • Certified International Property Specialist Member at National Association of Realtors New Jersey Washington USA
  • Rera Certificate, Dubai Land Department
  • FIABCI “Fédération Internationale des Administrateurs de Bien-Conselis Immobiliers”
  • Membership certificate At International Real Estate Federation (France) (US chapter)
  • Bachelor of English Civilization & Literature
  • MBA at Oxnard California University

A self-motivated, passionate, and high-energy multi-lingual professional, with years of progressive experience in the real estate industry and sales skills within the market property. Hardworking, reliable, and honest possessing a passion for delivering high-quality customer service, in addition to prove a good dealing with international members. Always seek a challenging and varied position that will enable me to raise my sales and management experience with opportunities for personal and professional growth. Salwa Arfaoui was awarded Best Women Leadership in real estate 2024 by untimatereality award and Best Women Expert 2024 on Women Achievers Award 2024.

2:35 PM - 2:45 PM (UAE Time):


Mohammed Abdul Bari
Mowah Company (CJSC)


Certified CEO and Accomplished CFO with a proven track record of driving financial strategy, operational excellence, and profitability over a 29-year career. Skilled at financial planning and analysis, cash flow management, treasury operations, Budgeting and Control,developing strategies and driving cost optimization initiatives.

2:45 PM - 2:55 PM (UAE Time):


Prof. Sherley Louis
International Teaching Academy


Sherley Louis, daughter of Marie Edith Henrisca Louis & late Pastor Andre Macius Louis, is an internationally recognized educator and leader known for her culturally-relevant teaching experiences while offering authentic and quality American education to students internationally.Currently, she is an Educator at Emirates International School, Dubai. Sherleyis also the Founder & Director of International Teaching Academy (USA) whose mission is mission is to promote American English Language, French, & Creole as a bridge to communicate with people from various backgrounds and cultures through appreciation, exploration, and tolerance. International Teaching Academy Board Members: Sherley Louis, Marie Alberte Louis, Carnegie Louis, Makenzie Louis, & Michael Louis. Her accomplishments throughout her career are the record of outstanding leadership and teaching through thoughtful innovation, collaboration, and skillful curriculum design. In 2018, she received a Proclamation Award from State Representative Campbell (USA). Sherley, a change agent Award recipient, contributed in changing the narrative of a Senior High Schoolin Florida (USA) when the school earned a “C” after earning “Fs” in 6 consecutive years. She received the City of Miami Educator’s Award in 2018 for being an innovative and outstanding Creole as a Foreign Language educator (USA). In 2018, the United Teachers of Dade and Alpha Delta Kappa International Honorary Organization selected her among the educators who traveled to Haiti to provide Professional Development to students and teachers in STEM approach. She was the Award Recipient of S.H.E. Awards UAE in Top Ladies in Business category. She received the Presidential Volunteer Award (USA). For her enormous commitment and contribution to Expo 2020 as a volunteer, she received an exclusively designed Expo 2020 Dubai Al Wasl inspired gift box, with a special thank you message from His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Expo 2020 Dubai Higher Committee. Sherley Louis launched Sosyete Koukouy – UAE Branch, the First Haitian Cultural Society in the MEAG region. Open to all Haitians and non-Haitians living in the MEAG region. Sosyete Koukouy UAEBoard Members: Founding President Jean Mapou, Pascale Millien-Faustin,Sherley Louis, RukiyaDeetjen-Ruiz, Rou Augustin, Melodie Sylvain, Dr. Jennie Telus, Mabel Gilles&H.E. Francois Guillaume II – Ambassador of Haiti to the State of Qatar.

2:55 PM - 3:05 PM (UAE Time):


Mustafa Habli
Almozaini Real Estate

Chief Financial Officer

A Group CFO who has gained his experience from working across multiple countries for the last 24 years. A Fellow of the Chartered Management Accountants & the Association of International Public Accountants, also a graduate of PGD studies from the Beirut Arab University. Currently working as the Group CFO of one of the prominent Real Estate Developers in KSA, previously held several C-level positions in different sectors mainly Telecom and Technology.

3:05 PM - 3:15 PM (UAE Time):


Irina Kuhlmann
Executive Leadership Coach, AMC

Managing Director

Irina Kuhlmann, an Executive Leadership Coach and Accredited Master Coach, brings a unique blend of experience as a former senior executive and business owner in Denmark, coupled with 13 years of expertise in professional coaching. Her passion lies in guiding business professionals, entrepreneurs, and high-performance achievers from various countries and cultures to cultivate authentic leadership skills for success in both their professional and personal lives amidst today’s rapidly evolving landscape.

3:15 PM - 3:25 PM (UAE Time):


Ali Zaheer
Mohammed Yousuf Naghi Group

Head of Finance

Ali Zaheer is a seasoned Finance Executive with over 15 years of experience in strategic financial management. He has a proven track record of driving profitability, optimizing financial performance, and implementing innovative solutions to meet organizational objectives. Ali excels in leading cross-functional teams, mitigating financial risks, and providing strategic insights for business development and investment decisions. His expertise spans financial strategy development, internal controls, cash flow management, and continuous improvement in financial processes. Ali is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) from Australia and a Chartered Management Accountant from the UK, holding an MBA in Business Management – Finance, where he graduated as a Gold Medalist.

3:25 PM - 3:35 PM (UAE Time):


Alia Noor
Ahmad Alagbari Chartered Accountants

Associate Partner

Alia Noor is an Associate Partner, Taxation and Compliance Advisory at AAA Group of companies, she has two decades of experience in providing Audit & management Consultancy services in the fields of Fintech, Audit, Finance, Taxation and Compliance to diversified industries including FMCG, Hospitality, Aviation, in UAE, Malaysia, Pakistan, and Gulf states.
She holds numerous professional qualifications, including CGMA(UK), FCMA (Pakistan), MBA in Finance she also holds a Fintech certification from Oxford University, GCC VAT dip, and COSO certification from AICPA.
Alia also holds the position of Director of Program at Alif Technologies. She is a veteran Keynote Speaker, Author, and Trainer of Fintech, Taxation, Audit, ESR, and Personal Development. She has conducted several training Workshops & Seminars for professional bodies such as ICAEW, ICMAP, CPA, Skyline University Sharjah and Dubai Business Breakfast.

She has received numerous accolades, including “Best Corporate Tax Advisors 2024” at Excellence Awards 2024 from Gulf News & being she. , “The Most Inspiring Women Entrepreneur – Consultancy” at “Women Entrepreneurs Conference and Awards 2024 from Berkeley Middle East, “Global Women Achievers Award- 2024” from Pardees News, “Authors Recognition Award-2023” and the “High Achievers Women Award-2014” from (ICMAP) Institute of Cost And Management Accountants of Pakistan. She is one of the Top LinkedIn voices.

In addition to her professional accomplishments, she is also committed to giving back to the professional community. She is the founder of “Xpertsleague,” a free learning website for professionals in the fields of Finance, Audit, Taxation, Compliance, and Fintech. Her articles are published on LinkedIn, AAA website https://aaa-cas.com/, the Institute of Management Accountants Chartered Management Accountant Official Journal , xpertsleague , youtube channel

3:35 PM - 3:45 PM (UAE Time):



Prabhdeep Singh Baweja
The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India

Regional Director – Middle East and Africa

Prabhdeep qualified as a Chartered Accountant from ‘The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India’ in 2006. He joined ICAI in July 2016 and currently serving as Regional Director for Middle East and Africa. His earlier work assignments include nine years in Professional Practice with BDO and other top Accounting Firms in Audit and Assurance domain. He is passionate speaker on technical topics of Accounting Profession and has also conducted many workshops on varied topics in various organizations. He is a Servant Leader and effective communicator which has made him very popular among the ICAI members and students’ community in Middle East, Africa, India, and other parts of the World. As an active toastmaster, he has served as Chair of various Committees and Director in Toastmasters International. He was Group Consul of largest professional network in Internations and Cofounder in Welfare of Mankind in Dubai. While serving in honorary positions in different organizations he has completed many projects for the benefit of under-privileged, improvement in communication and leadership skills and collection of blood units in UAE. He has been awarded the highest recognition in Toastmasters which is Distinguished Toastmasters Award and very few members out of more than 300,000 members ever receive this recognition. He is an avid reader and maintains his personal library of over 500 books on diverse topics. His passion for social work and conducting blood donation camps has made him known as blood man amongst his friends and close network.

3:45 PM - 3:55 PM (UAE Time):


Nadine Hisham Abou El Seoud

Nadine Seoud is in year 7 and has been selected as class ambassador. Since the age of 6, Nadine Seoud started to fall in love with LoL dolls and she wanted to help people get to know more about interesting childhood topics and wanted to spend her time in a more useful way during lockdown where she started her instagram page @lol_sweets_by_nadine_seoud and posted many videos there using LoL dolls. As she wanted her message to reach as many people as possible, she shared it with her friends at school, her family and instagram followers.
Since she started to attend with her mother in her coaching workshops, she started to have courage in doing her class ambassador video and stand in-front of the camera and tried many times until she did the winning video then she loved the concept of videos and started raising awareness about many topics such as empathy, good friendships using LOL toys in roleplaying and giving lectures to her class mates too. Nadine has been interviewed on TV and kids magazines several times too. Nadine wants to be scientist when she grows up and wishes to explore the space too as she is so fascinated about it

3:55 PM - 4:00 PM (UAE Time):



Khulood Shaban

Khulood Shaban
Berkeley & Lords


Khulood is a philanthropist, a business leader, successful business entrepreneur, and the most influence Arabic women in Gulf region. She is the CFO & CEO of Berkeley Middle East holding an American Emirati Joint venture conglomerate with a diversified portfolio. Khulood career is diversified over several roles including CEO, Director Finance, Financial Controller, & Chief Financial Officer based on decade of experience. Khulood core expertise to manage financial transactions for the whole group and in ongoing projects, arises through Merger or acquisitions, study the fundamental and technical feasibility, evaluate the investment risks by applying high level financial management tools for stakeholders keeping ERP, budgeting, variance reporting aligns with financial strategy of the shareholders. Her strengths are innovative & creativity toward a particular business venture, preparation of business plan, coordination with external auditors, lenders, regulatory authorities, compliances, meeting with investors for arranging of Funds, building a capital Structuring simple and complex, IPO’s securities, active management, & financial decision making.





Khulood Shaban

Khulood Shaban

Group CFO & CEO

Imthiyas Hameed

Group Director Operations

Alifiya Bohra

Director – Business Development

Maria Malykh

Director – Business Development

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