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Women Achieve Pledge
Oct07

Women Achieve Pledge

PROMOTING WOMEN LEADERSHIP Sana Bagersh, as the Chair of the Women in Business Committee, led the Women Achieve initiative for AmCham Abu Dhabi and oversaw its launch in 2013 and roll out over three years. Bagersh designed its brand identity, built its website and promoted it to corporations. The Women Achieve committee at the time included Theresa F. Weber, Executive Director, Julie Lewis, Anna Heystek, Vanessa Middleton,  Jody Ballard and Heather Smith.  The Women Achieve charter was signed and adopted by many companies including AMIDEAST, Bechtel, Boeing, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, ExxonMobil, F&E Aerospace, Institute of Management Accountants Middle East, Lockheed Martin Global Inc., Mubadala GE Capital, New York Institute of Technology, Northrop Grumman, Olgoonik Global Security, Parsons, Patton Boggs LLP, Accenture, INSEAD and others. Women Achieve supports women leadership, encouraging corporations to sign the charter as their commitment to providing women with a work environment that supports their development. The charter promotes seven  ideals that include encouraging women to grow through training and mentorship, as well as offering female candidates leadership and board positions, and remunerating them equally. Here are some of the companies that signed Women Achieve during Bagersh’s tenure as chair of the Women in Business...

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Tamakkan and Mubadala GE Capital
Sep11

Tamakkan and Mubadala GE Capital

SETTING YOUR PERSONAL LEADERSHIP VALUES PROGRAMME: Tamakkan in collaboration with Mubadala GE Capital PJSC through their initiative MGEC Advantage, a unique programme designed to help client companies grow and further develop their business and people.  It is a platform through which Mubadala GE Capital provides knowledge on best practices; process improvements; and business solutions by opening the doors to its vast banks of expertise. Sana Bagersh, CEO of BrandMoxie Ron Herman, CEO of Mubadala GE Capital Mary Romeo, Learning Leader for GE Capital Americas(Access GE) PODCAST PLAYER   VIDEO ABOUT MARY ROMEO: Mary is currently Learning Leader for GE Capital Americas(Access GE) sharing key GE revenue and business strategies, industry and operating expertise with key strategic clients. In her 16 years with GE, Mary has worked in several GE Capital roles. She designed and taught curriculum for the Risk Management Leadership Program.  During the Risk assignment, Mary became one of GE Capital’s first Certified Master Black Belts.  After risk management, Mary designed curriculum and taught six sigma and various organizational development classes for GECA CLOE (Center for Learning and Organizational Excellence).  From CLOE, Mary was recruited as one of the founding members of Commercial Finance Access GE where she has solved challenges and brought GE expertise to thousands of GE customers worldwide. PRESS RELEASE Tamakkan Stresses Personal And Leadership Values Seminar presented in collaboration with Mubadala GE Capital Abu Dhabi, UAE Tamakkan launches its new season with a seminar, entitled “Setting Your Personal Leadership Values” by strategy expert Mary Romeo, a Learning Leader for GE Capital Americas (Access GE), which will take place on September 11 at the Mamoura Auditorium in Abu Dhabi. Tamakkan, an entrepreneurship and leadership initiative, presents this seminar in collaboration with Mubadala GE Capital PJSC, as part of its knowledge sharing efforts aimed at entrepreneurs in SMEs and intrapreneurs working within corporations. “We are proud to be partnering with Tamakkan to share expertise and best practices of Mubadala GE Capital to help businesses across the UAE grow,” said Ron Herman, CEO of Mubadala GE Capital Sana Bagersh, founder of Tamakkan said, “Tamakkan is pleased to dedicate an entire session to strategy, especially as effective thinking and planning tools can lead to breakthrough results, and we’re pleased to be hosting a speaker of Mary Romeo’s caliber, thanks to Mubadala GE Capital’s support and partnership.” Romeo will provide insight on the importance of a company’s vision, mission and values (VMV) and the need to develop a personal mission statement to streamline your goals. “It is critical to set a clear VMV for your company. This ensures your employees are aligned and motivated towards a common goal and this will in turn help build the culture...

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Sana Bagersh
Jul08

Sana Bagersh

“According the report by Quantum Leaps, The Roadmap to 2020, the potential of women-owned firms is comparable to the discovery of ‘an entirely new technology or the birth of an industry’ Women businesses can create  trillions of dollars to the global economy.” – Sana Bagersh, CEO of BrandMoxie and founder of Tamakkan

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Theresa Weber
Jul08

Theresa Weber

“But the problem is that women tend to avoid new challenges; they worry too much about whether they have the skills to take on a new role. Women should be more open to taking career risks,” – Theresa F Weber, co-founder of Alexandria Consulting Team (ACT), an international management consultancy and editor of the MENA #WomeninBusinessForum

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Matthew “Cuban” Hernandez
May01

Matthew “Cuban” Hernandez

American poet spoke about race relations and poverty through his poem.

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Seumas Gallacher
May01

Seumas Gallacher

“I believe in two kinds of days, good days and better days. As an entrepreneur you should try, make mistakes, and keep on trying. Giving up is not an option.” –  thriller novelist.

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