Elissa Freiha (WOMENA)

Zain Jordan HQ - King Abdallah Ben Al Hussein Ath Thani, Amman Amman, 18011
Mon, Sep 17, 2018, 6:30 PM (EEST)

About this event

Our next fireside chat will host Elissa Freiha the of WOMENA, a platform promoting female inclusion in the Middle East's innovation economy.

Elissa Freiha is an entrepreneur, investor, public speaker, women's rights advocate and founder of WOMENA, As a prominent speaker on women's involvement in entrepreneurship and active angel investor with over 30 investments between North America and MENA, Elissa has been frequently recognized in various media outlets, appearing on BBC's 30under30, Forbes Middle East's "50 Business Leaders Inspiring The UAE", and Arabian Business' "100 World's Most Influential Arabs", "100 Most Powerful Arab Women", "100 Most Influential Arabs under 40" and "Investor of the Year 2017."

Prior to founding Womena, Elissa has previously worked in marketing, sales, and events in entertainment and media. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Global Communications from the American University of Paris, the city in which she was born and raised. She is an Emirati of Lebanese and American descent.


  • Elissa Freiha

    Elissa Freiha

    WOMENA, an angel investment platform

    Elissa Freiha is the founder of WOMENA, a UAE-based angel investment platform for women investors. She was recently named by Fobes Middle Easts as one of the Most Inspiring Business Leaders in the UAE, and in Arabian Business’ 100 most powerful Arab women and Arabian Business’ 100 most influential Arabs under 40.

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  • When

    Monday, Sep 17
    6:30 PM - 9:00 PM (EEST)


    Zain Jordan HQ
    King Abdallah Ben Al Hussein Ath Thani, Amman Amman18011

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