Fida Chaaban (Entrepreneur Middle East Magazine)

Monday, March 14, 2016, 2:30 – 5:30 PM UTC

Fida Chaaban, in her capacity as Editor-in-Chief of Entrepreneur Middle East is a big believer in the Middle East North Africa (MENA) region’s startup ecosystem. Fida endeavors to use both print and web to positively encourage development in various entrepreneurial spaces and across industries. Guest Interview Host: Sara Hamdan: Writer for New York Times, Fortune, Rolling Stone, Variety and CNN.

About this event

Fida Chaaban is the Editor-in-Chief of Entrepreneur Middle East magazine. In this role, she is exposed to some of the greatest minds of business spanning a variety of sectors and disciplines. She also contributes to various other print and web mediums; cultivating a varied portfolio of writing that includes opinion-based editorial, essay-style first person pieces drawing on personal experience, and interview-based profiles. Having launched several publications from the ground up, Fida is considered a highly effective communicator with a tendency to apply hands-on leadership tactics. A big believer in the MENA region’s respective entrepreneurial ecosystems, Fida endeavors to use both print and web mediums to positively encourage development in commercial spaces and across industries. A regular participant in events centered around professional development, Fida champions frank discourse and an interactive talk-back format whenever possible, and finds it to be both a helpful and engaging method of growth for participants and audience-members alike. Based in Dubai, UAE, she is a social media enthusiast and sees it as the medium of today’s effective enterprises. Share your opinions with her on Twitter @Fida. Guest Interview Host: Sara Hamdan : an award-winning writer who has resided in Dubai for over a decade, writing regularly for The New York Times, monthly columns for Stylist, and pieces for Fortune, Rolling Stone, Variety and CNN. She mainly writes about culture, beauty & fashion, travel, lifestyle, entrepreneurship and business. She speaks four languages and is a Columbia and Berkeley graduate. She is working on her own fashion startup at the moment - stay tuned. You can find out more about Sara here: www.<wbr /> and follow her on Twitter @sarahamdan or on Instagram @sarahamdanaw.

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2:30 PMNetworking and Food
3:30 PMFireside Chat
4:30 PMNetworking