Feb 27, 2021
@Live Broadcast

This Conference is the world’s largest women’s entrepreneurial live online gathering. Arab region has no lack of amazing women who are all worth being dubbed inspirational in so many ways. We believe that every woman is an inspiration, from the stay-at-home mama dedicating her life and soul to her adorable children, to the CEO at the head of the biggest company fighting every day to get the appreciation she deserves. On top of that, we all have women in our lives that we consider an inspiration for endless reasons.


global corporate experts from diverse industry and cultural landscapes

from leading international businesswomen about their experiences within the corporate world and gain the latest market intelligence across the industry

face to face with your peers and make valuable connections across industry and the globe in both informal and business-focused environments

your own industry experiences, expertise and know-how during interactive panel discussions and Q&A sessions

women across business and industry


» Gain more insights:
Through real case studies and explorations, your assumptions are challenged and you gain new perspectives.

» Sustain actionable knowledge:
Harness information you already have into workable action plans.

» Managing for value:
Develop a keen understanding of how to manage the creation of value, using the Berkeley-developed Blue Line Management concept.

» Enhanced leadership skills:
Achieve increased confidence and managerial impact through our integrated Leadership Development Process, which includes powerful 360° feedback and coaching from our highly regarded Berkeley Global Leadership Centre.

» Grounding in the key business disciplines:
Essential to effective general-management decision-making, you will gain an integrated view of business by discovering key linkages across disciplines.



Identify appropriate metrics for the WOMEN CEO’s performance evaluation – resources &value additions alone or authenticity and how to grow into the future. Discuss challenges facing WOMEN CEO’s as it supports ways to overcome.


Identify solutions for women based on innovations that will support success as entrepreneurs.


We bring opportunities in the market for Women to give them business ideas and practical business plans required to get success.


Recognize women skills, identify area of improvements, learning opportunities to provide Women with comprehensive solutions.


Providing support and assistance to Women for doing start up.


Facilitate dialogue between Women technology innovators, Consultants and regulators to unlock the keys to widespread adoption. Facilitate a two-way interaction to map out future needs and areas where technology has yet to offer a solution. Over the years, we’ve assisted thousands of women by educating and training financial and entrepreneur leadership skills for future contribution to a healthy economy and society.



Our keynotes will provide you access to the most impactful and powerful thought leaders on the program. Hear from high-profile thought leaders and Business Executives as they cover key business trends that are driving the future of work.

Breakfast Briefings

Our breakfast briefings are sessions which give you a chance to get a deeper perspective on a topic and also get the chance to get into debate on the topic. We’ve designed them to provide the chance for open and frank discussions about the current trends and challenges impacting the profession whilst enjoying delicious food in the company of industry colleagues.


Choose from workshops; Transform which are carefully designed to provide tangible takeaways and practical toolkits that deliver value and impact in the post-pandemic world.


Our CoLabs focus on a key business challenge. You will be guided through the process in small peer groups using design thinking or agile learning methods. Get to the heart of the issue and develop deeper insights, reach conclusions and formulate recommendations for the future. Our CoLabs give you tangible takeaways to be able to implement immediately into your organisation.

Lightning Talks

Illuminate us but make it quick! True to its name a lightning talk is a very short presentation on a current topic in a quick, insightful and clear manner.

Thought Exchange Roundtables

Sharing experiences and knowledge are key elements. These roundtable discussions with small groups of peers give you the chance to share perspectives on hot topics and key challenges facing the profession. Have your say on the topics you want to discuss on the day!

InFocus Panels

Envisioning the Workforce of 2030. Our expert panel made up of business thought leaders and executives will share their insights and pioneering research around the future of work. This interactive session looks beyond re-imaging how things are and towards innovating the endless possibilities of what they could be.

Exclusive Masterclass

A masterclass is a means to present a real-world account on a particular topic, situation or event. Led by a speaker with expert knowledge or skills in a particular area these sessions often provide best-practice advice or insight into new or innovative solutions that are forging new paths.

Awards, CPD Points, Certificates & Digital Badges

An exclusive, glamorous affair, where the winner will be recognised for their outstanding contributions. Attendees get a certificate of attendance and can earn CPD points by attending the event.




H.E. Salma Al Qubaisi

  • President Al Qubaisi Holding Abu Dhabi
  • Berkeleyme & MS Voice of Global Women President- Abu Dhabi
  • Board Member- The Investors Club
  • IT Planning & Strategy at ADNOC Logistics & Service
Aarefa Saleh AL Falahi

H.E. Aarefa Al Falahi

  • Board Member, RAK Chamber of Commerce
  • Board Member of RAK Insurance Company
  • Board Member of Emirates Sports & Cultrual club
  • Member of Board of RAK SME Association
  • Chairman, RAK Chamber of Commerce Exhibition Committee​
Musa Shaikh 2022 2

Musa Shaikh

  • Group CEO – Berkeley Middle East Holding
  • Founding Director Berkeleyme & MS Voice of Global Women
  • CEO – The Investors Club
  • Dean- Berkeley School of Management Sciences
Khulood Shaban

Khulood Shaban

  • Chief Executive Officer (CEO) – Berkeley Middle East Holding


Musa Shaikh 2022 2

Musa Shaikh

  • Group CEO – Berkeley Middle East Holding
  • Founding Director Berkeleyme & MS Voice of Global Women
  • CEO – The Investors Club
  • Dean- Berkeley School of Management Sciences

H. E. Laila Rahhal El Atfani

  • Goodwill Ambasador
  •  President & Founder Business Gate
  • Vice President The Voice Magazine
  •  Vice President Youth Gate
  • President Women’s and Youth Empowerment
  • Global President CEC – UK
  • Head of Protocol and Diplomacy AACID. And WPC

H. E. Aisha Al Mansoori

  •  Board Director – Federal Water and Electricity Authority
  •  Adjunct Faculty Member – Abu Dhabi University
  •  Power Generation Engineer – EWEC

Laila Abdullah Khasib Al Hadhrami

  • A senior Executive Digital Trasnformation in eTransformation team – Ministry of Transport and Communications and Information Technology MTCIT

Dr. Hanan Selim

  • Chief Executive Officer (CEO) – Healology Wellness

Sheikha Abdulla Al Nuaimi

  • Executive Director Commercial Operations – Ajman Free Zone & An Entrepreneur

Bashayer Ali Alkumaiti Alshamsi

  • Strategy & Business Development Executive Director – Ajman Free Zone (AFZ)

Dr. Najat Benchiba Savenius

  • Founder & Director – Gazelle Advisory Group
  •  Head of Investments and Board Member for a Royal Family Office
Khulood Shaban

Khulood Shaban

  • Chief Executive Officer (CEO) – Berkeley Middle East Holding
02:00 PM – 02:10 PM (UK Time)
Berkeleyme Investors Club
Berkeleyme Investors Club is a patent gold standard signature business club. We focus on both creating a global investors community and building a bridge to the skills and ideas of high level professionals with the aim to serve the international investment industry, in order to create value for the society. Read More..
Dr. Musa Shaikh

* Group CEO – Berkeley Middle East Holding
* President – Berkeleyme Global Holding
* Royal Family Investment Advisor
02:20 PM – 02:25 PM (UK Time)

Berkeleyme & MS (Voice of Global Women) – A Social Enterprise

Berkeleyme & MS (Voice of Global Women) – A Social Enterprise, support women to get their basic rights from parliament, ensuring women have access to FREE education and Healthcare, Justice at the doorstep, physical protection & mental health, child care benefits, along with generating employment opportunities and developing as entrepreneurs. Read More..

02:25 PM – 02:40 PM (UK Time)      Women Leadership and Growth
H. E. Laila Rahhal El Atfani

* Goodwill Ambasador
* President & Founder Business Gate
* Vice President The Voice Magazine
* Vice President Youth Gate
* President Women’s and Youth Empowerment
* Global President CEC – UK
* Head of Protocol and Diplomacy AACID. And WPC
02:40 PM – 02:55 PM (UK Time)      Women Leadership and Growth
H. E. Aisha Al Mansoori

* Board Director – Federal Water and Electricity Authority
* Adjunct Faculty Member – Abu Dhabi University
* Power Generation Engineer – EWEC
Experienced Contract Engineer with Techno commercial understanding and a demonstrated history of working in the utilities industry. Skilled in Communication, Multicultural Education, Presentation Skills, Multi-task & Handle High-volume Workloads, and Management. Strong engineering professional with a Master Engineering Management focused in Engineering management from Abu Dhabi University.
02:55 PM – 03:00 PM (UK Time)
Berkeleyme Consultants
Berkeleyme Consultants is an American Network of Business Consulting working across the globe. Over the years, we are providing impeccable services to valued clients related to business solutions, related to Audit, Financing, accounting, tax, technology, consulting and advisory services. Read More..
03:00 PM – 03:15 PM (UK Time)        Innovation for Women’s Health
Laila Abdullah Khasib Al Hadhrami

* A senior Executive Digital Trasnformation in eTransformation team – Ministry of Transport and Communications and Information Technology MTCIT
* Director of Building Capacity inSmart City
* Change Management Consultant for digital transformation teams.
* Founder of Change Management Community of Practice
* Lead Government Innovation Project
* Founder of Smart City Ambassadors
* Head of Executive team in OITS (Oman Information Technology Society)
* Founder of @oman_traveler- First tourism account in Oman with more than 250 K followers.
* Author of different translated and written books
* Keynote Speaker in different local and global events.
* A jury member participated in different competitions around the world.
03:15 PM – 03:20 PM (UK Time)
Berkeleyme School of Management & Sciences
The World’s Largest Collection of Training Courses. We rephrase the world by educating people who make a difference in the world.
Explore for Professional Studies, Bachelors Degrees, Post Graduate Diplomas, Masters Degrees, PhD/ DBA. Read More..
03:20 PM – 03:35 PM (UK Time)
Khulood Shaban

* Chief Executive Officer (CEO) – Berkeley Middle East Holding
Khulood is a philanthropist, a business leader, successful business entrepreneur, and the most influence Arabic women in Gulf region. He is the 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.
03:35 PM – 03:40 PM (UK Time)
Berkeleyme Immigration Services
Berkeleyme Immigration Division can assist you obtain a visa to live and work in Canada, Europe, UK, Australia & USA. We can assist business professionals and skilled workers with Work Permits, Residence Visas, Schengen Visas, and European Relocation Services. Read More..
03:40 PM – 03:55 PM (UK Time)        Mastering the emotional brain to peak performance
Dr. Hanan Selim

* Chief Executive Officer (CEO) – Healology Wellness
Known as the “Pharmacist of the Future” for being the founder of Healology that’s a cutting edge scientific system on how to alighted mind, brain and organ connection leading to happiness in health, time and financial freedom. Recognized as the most influential thought leader in health and well-being. Invited to speak on the bigger platforms globally like the women’s forum in egypt, HRD congress in India and many more. And interviewed by 17 media channels globally.
03:55 PM – 04:00 PM (UK Time)
Berkeleyme Healthcare
Berkeleyme Healthcare Solutions, is one of the leading companies in the world. We have extensive expertise in local, regional and international healthcare environments, we provide best practice healthcare solutions tailored to meet your organisational requirements. We bring cost efficiency, excellence and reputation to your organization. Read More..
04:00 PM – 04:15 PM (UK Time)       Woman Empowerment & Leadership
Sheikha Abdulla Al Nuaimi

* Executive Director Commercial Operations – Ajman Free Zone & An Entrepreneur
Sheikha Abdulla Al Nuaimi has worked across various department within the Ajman Free Zone over the last years, prior to assuming her current position as Executive Director of Commercial Operations. Under her leadership, Sheikha is in charge of four key departments–Marketing & Communications; Sales; Customer Happiness and Developmental Services. Sheikha is responsible for defining and managing the Ajman Free Zone’s brand. She is tasked with targeting potential customers and attracting them to be part of the free zone ecosystem. Sheikha ensures that that business service standards are met while AFZ community are given the required guidance and support. Lastly, Sheikha oversees the day-to-day affairs of the developmental services, which is tasked with collaborating with both the private and public sector to ensure customer happiness.
Sheikha has received many awards and recognition for her with the Ajman Free Zone. This includes the Project Manager Award (AJEP), which was awarded to her by H.H. Sheikh Humaid bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ajman, last 2013. She has also been awarded with the Middle East Awards ‘Future Leader in Free Zone Industry 2020. She is also an experienced assessor across a number of government and private awards in UAE.
Sheikha holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science from Ajman University and Master’s in Business Administration in HR and Development from The Canadian University of Dubai. She is also a graduate of the 2018 Ajman Leadership Program.
04:15 PM – 04:30 PM (UK Time)       Women leadership & growth
Bashayer Ali Alkumaiti Alshamsi

* Strategy & Business Development Executive Director – Ajman Free Zone (AFZ)
Bashayer brings to Ajman Free Zone a wealth of experience working within UAE economic and government organizations. Her experience includes positions at Ajman Chamber of Commerce and Industry, where she was Director of Ajman Center for Social Responsibility and Director of Strategic Planning.
Bashayer is not only a key leader but also an enabler of collaborations and partnership to drive investment forward. Her key skills in Project Management and Business Process Improvement are utilized in her role as Executive Director of Investment at Ajman Free Zone, where she is responsible for exploring new markets and opportunities, working strategically with private and public sector stakeholders and partners, to ensure that their needs are addressed and that growth objectives are met.
Her focus is on attracting and nurturing both regional and international investors, and she works closely with other departments to position Ajman Free Zone as the ideal location to establish and nurture business.
Working towards the ambitious goals of Vision 2021, Bashayer is experienced in motivating teams to continually achieve best practice, while remaining flexible and responsive to the changing needs of businesses, government departments and the wider economic landscape.
Bashayer holds an MBA in Human Resource Management from Canadian University, Dubai and a Bachelor’s Degree in Management Information Systems from The University of Sharjah.
04:30 PM – 04:45 PM (UK Time)        Financial entrepreneurial leadership
Dr. Najat Benchiba Savenius

* Founder & Director – Gazelle Advisory Group,
* Head of Investments and Board Member for a Royal Family Office
Dr. Najat Benchiba-Savenius is Chief Operating Officer and Head of Investments and Board Member for a Royal Family Office where she oversees the management of numerous companies and businesses across jurisdictions.
Najat is also Founder and Director of Gazelle Advisory Group, a GCC-focused firm based in London that provides strategic leadership and vision to coordinate and align divisions and processes. In addition, comprehensive family office services are offered as outsourced Chief Operating Officers (OCOOs). Gazelle Advisory Group also bridges the gap between private equity, venture capital, real estate and direct investments and Arab family offices across the Gulf region. Najat has worked in and out of the Arab world since the late 90s and has fostered excellent family office and institutional investor relations. Najat has consulting experience across various sectors and industries in Europe, North Africa, Asia and the Middle East. Najat was latterly Head of Social and Economic Research, focusing on the GCC at Oxford Strategic Consulting and previously part of the McKinsey & Co Practice Management team in the Financial Institutions Group, Singapore.
Najat is a university of Oxford graduate with distinction for her thesis research as well as three other university degrees including a published PhD. Najat is a public speaker in both business and academic spheres in the UK and the GCC where she covers topics from oil diversification, Arab women in finance, entrepreneurship and general social and economic issues pertaining to the GCC region.
A global champion in promoting Arab women in business, mentorship and workshops for women, Najat has spoken widely on these topics and is gaining traction in calling for change and development at the policy level.
Najat is fluent in English, Arabic, French, Spanish and Italian.
04:45 PM (UK Time)      CLOSING REMARKS


We acknowledge the dynamic individual’s who has made outstanding contribution to nation as well as to business community over the past year. We seek to appreciate the invaluable individuals who work in such high-pressure positions and deliver the best value, and make it prominent how you give benefit of your enterprise. To assist us in our search for the top minds, we invite you to make your voice heard via a nomination, so we can showcase those who strive to promote the growth and deserve to be commended.


  • Being a part of Future Workplace Awards provides your brand access to global and regional marketing platforms via online media.
  • Your participation affirms that your organisation is investing in HR and has an active agenda to improve your workplace, satisfying current employees and attracting talent.


  • Entering the Future Workplace Awards is a way to thank and honour valued employees and to show you care about the future of your workplace, making you more attractive as an employer.
  • Your award application helps reflect on the achievements, challenges and areas of improvement which is vital for any developing business.
  • Being nominated, shortlisted or winning an award can help boost staff morale and improve motivation.


  • The awards are an excellent opportunity to network virtually with hundreds of senior HR professionals, showcase your work and learn from others.
  • Celebrate all the hard work and successes of the industry with awards, covering every aspect of work including; Employee Experience, HR Technology, Recruiting, L&D and Achieving Excellence in HR.

As Berkeleyme Investors Club, caters to VIP level professionals, as a partner for the event, you have the opportunity to take advantage of the boutique, lounge style exhibition set up.


Generate new business

you can meet new customers and develop relationships with existing clients to further business opportunities in the region.

Increase brand exposure

you will get significant digital and printed brand exposure before, during, and after the event through our year-round marketing activities.

Network with industry leaders & potential buyers

Connect with potential clients and partners – dealers and distributors.

Stay up-to-date & competitive

Use the opportunity to stay current with the industry’s latest trends, and advancements and keep ahead of your competition.

Launch new products & services

The largest transport and mobility business platform and a perfect avenue for you to showcase your latest products and services to an engaged audience that is looking for new business opportunities.

Understand your product in the market

Many exhibitors benefit from the product and market testing that they carry out while exhibiting to gain general and industry opinion about their offerings.



Attendees said attending our events was beneficial to their job as a result of the knowledge and networking at the event.


Exhibitors stated that event helped them to establish new business contacts.


Attendees said that event is run in a sustainable and responsible way by adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals.


Imthiyas Hameed

Operations Manager

Khulood Shaban

Khulood Shaban


Alifiya Bohra

Director – Business Development

Maria Malykh

Director – Business Development

Madhuri Somani

Assistant Operations Manager

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