April 20–21, 2024 | Dubai

JOIN THE WORLD'S LARGEST FORUM FOR WOMEN LEADERS

conference days
2
high-profile attendees
2000
expert speakers
100
MAIN STAGE, DEEP-DIVE WORKSHOPS, ROUNDTABLES, MENTORING ZONE, SERENITY CORNER, F&B, GALA DINNER
The Women's Empowerment Convention is the ultimate destination for the world's successful women leaders, setting new standards and breaking barriers. More than just an event, it is a bold, vibrant community where global women leaders unite to challenge norms, celebrate achievements, and inspire greatness. We create a dynamic space of connection, learning, and empowerment, emphasizing that if you are a successful woman, this is where you belong. Join us to showcase your brilliance and drive transformative change, making the WE Convention the ultimate platform for women worldwide.

What is WE Convention

MEET OUR 2024 SPEAKERS

We're constantly adding new, exciting speakers to our lineup. Prepare to be inspired, motivated, and amazed as we bring you top-notch experts, thought leaders, and women role models. Stay tuned for updates on our growing list of speakers.
Influencer, TV Presenter
Ida Galich
Managing Director, Kraft Heinz Middle East & Africa
Mary Gukasyan
Partner and Associate Director in Education, Employment and Welfare, BCG
Anton Stepanenko
Dr. Saeeda Jaffar
Senior Vice President & Group Country Manager – GCC, Visa
Senior VP, Innovation, ESG & Gaming, Mastercard EEMEA
Andrea Prazakova
H.E. Dr. Maryam Mohd Fatma Matar, MD, PhD
CEO, Andrea Bocelli Management Office and Vice-Chair, Andrea Bocelli Foundation
Vice President, Environment, Health and Safety, EGA
Najeeba Al Jabri
Founder & Chairperson, UAE Genetic Diseases Association
Veronica Berti Bocelli
General Manager, Microsoft Egypt
Mirna Arif
Chairperson, FUTURE8 and Board Member, NFINITY8 group
Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher Bint Khalifa Al Khalifa
Manizha
Musician, UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador, Co-founder, SILSILA Foundation
Senior Global Social Media Manager, Duolingo
Zaria Parvez
First Female Film Director in the UAE
Nayla Al Khaja
Amnah Ajmal
Executive Vice President, Market Development, EEMEA, Mastercard
General Manager, Operations METAPSA, TikTok
Kinda Ibrahim
Lebanese Political Activist & Lawmaker
Paula Yacoubian
Emirati serial entrepreneur, public speaker and reality TV star
Sara Al Madani
UAE Representative Office Director, Serbian Chamber of Commerce & Industry
Maja Antolovic
Cognitive Psychotherapist, Executive Coach
Elina Landman
Managing Partner, Maven Global Access
Sarah Omolewu
Former Head of Public Affairs, Africa, Middle East & Latin America, Google
Dona Raz Levy
Stephenie Rodriguez
CEO & Founder, WanderSafe.com, Parathlete
Tatiana Saburenkova
Editor-in-Chief, Posta-Magazine
Bibigi Haile
Strategic Advisor & Founder, The Beauvoir Group
COO, Asia Pacific, Japan, Middle East & Africa, IFS
Hoda Mansour
Africa and Middle East HR Director, General Motors
Monica Hernandez-Alarcon
First Female Aerospace Engineer in the GCC and Youngest Aerospace Entrepreneur Developing Rockets
Mishaal Ashemimry
Artist
Mariam Hussein
Director of Corporate Innovation, Chalhoub Group
Nick Vinckier
Serial Entrepreneurs, Co-founders, Advanced eClinical, Externi, Safar NY
Shabnam & Shaghayegh Safarzadeh
Giovanna Carnevali
Executive Director, Master Planning, ROSHN Group
Eng. Maitha Alblooshi
Electronics Engineer, Youth Leader, and Scrum Master, ENBD
Ayesha Mubarak Ali
Fusion-Tech Artist & Creative Director-Forbes under 30
Vice President ME, Nokia
Rima Manna
PhD in XR technologies, Web3 Strategist and Head of Metaverse Fashion Week
Dr. Giovanna Graziosi Casimiro
Professional Negotiator & Inspirational Speaker
Lousin Mehrabi
Financial Empowerment Coach, Owner of Conscious Finance Coaching
Carol Glynn
CEO, ESG Mena
Sal Jafar
Architect, Designer, Founder & CEO, BURO ALL DESIGN
Elena Antonova
Tamara Pupic
Managing Editor, Entrepreneur Middle East
Olga Leffers
Founder & Designer, LEFFERS fashion brand. Founder, Vintage Dream
Dr. Laura Aymerich-Franch
Emerging Tech Behavioral Scientist and Founder, Akazest
Omani scientist, activist, athlete and Reuters' Top 25 women in climate change
Rumaitha Al Busaidi
Journalist & Self Love Influencer
Danae Mercer
Director of Innovation & ESG, AECOM Middle East
Farah Naz
Executive Career Coach & Head of MV Careers, MV Coaching & Consulting
Maria Vitoratos
Co-Founder, StartUp Network Encubay
Avneet Kohli
Serial Entrepreneur & Angel Investor, Founder, F.Force
Ghizlan Guenez
Tala Michel Issa
Senior Reporter, Arabian Business
Lara Varjabedian
Co-Founder, UBQT
Tina Ghafurian
COO, Tips and Toes, Bedashing Beauty Lounges and Juice Beauty Salons – Omorfia Group
TV Host, Dubai One TV – Public Speaking Mentor & Founder, SPKR
Nimi Mehta
Vice President of Network and Cyber Security, Expo City Dubai
Eman Al Awadhi
Chief Brand and Marcomms Officer, IMI
Rania Masri El Khatib
Contemporary Artist and Founder, Al Mezzanine art space
Suzi Fadel Nassif
CEO, Women Choice, Social Innovator, Author, and Influencer
Nezha Alaoui
CEO, YABI
Ambareen Musa
Stephanie Bretonniere
Founder & CEO of WE IMPACT.WORLD
Zachia Kamaliza
Human Resources Officer, Hyatt Centric Jumeirah Dubai
Katja Mülheim
Founding Partner, Prestel & Partner
Human Resources Officer, Hyatt Centric Jumeirah Dubai
Sabinije von Gaffke
Co-founder & CEO, the female factor
Mahdis Gharaei
VP / Head of Enterprise Business, Logitech AMECA
Loubna Imenchal
Global Diversity Equity & Inclusion Partner, Roche Chief Diversity Office
Maysoun Ramadan
Empowering Women: Breaking Barriers, Navigating Tech Trends, and Leading Change
Iphigenia von Moock-Tsipas
Innovation & Fintech Professional
Hannah Roberts
Oxana Shturman
Strategic Development Director, Daigo
Iris Rachel Voskov
Partnership Manager - Apps, TikTok
Samsana Ismail
Head of Communication, Airbus Africa Middle East
Head of Wealth Advisory, Sarwa
Amen Ghebre
Co-founder & CEO, the female factor
Mahdis Gharaei
Web3 Thought Leader and Digital Asset Mentor
Soufia Trabelsi
Host, ROUNDTABLES AREA
Flo Akinbiyi

Big Goals, Bold Choices

The biggest mistake in life is limiting yourself to small goals.
Encouraging to set big goals, overcoming barriers to success and reaching your full career potential.

Experience more opportunities for discovery, networking, learning, and career-enhancing connections than ever before at WE Convention 2024 from April 20-21 in Dubai.
A 2-day main stage program will gather the world’s most famous personalities, C-suite executives from renowned corporations, pioneering startup founders, leading industry trailblazers, tech innovators, and prominent voices of the younger generation on one stage. They will address the pressing issues and share personal stories of professional triumphs and failures through engaging keynotes, panels, and firesides.
The main stage program will be accompanied by parallel in-depth workshops to experience the approaches and practices of leading international experts in small groups. Attendees will have an opportunity to dive deeper into an area of interest, perfect their skills, discover new areas of development and express creativity.
Join 50-minute discussions with industry leaders, where you’ll have the opportunity to address the most pressing business and societal issues. Whether you're a speaker or general attendee, you are welcome to participate and share your perspectives.
Get one-on-one coaching by industry professionals in the Mentoring Zone powered by the female factor, the global community for future female leaders. Elevate your career by securing a 15-minute one-on-one meeting with the right mentor. Chat with industry leaders from tech, design, health, neuroscience, and leading names behind your favorite brands during Mentor Sessions.
Join us for the signature event WE Convention and get to know your fellow WEC speakers and their guests. The evening of April 21st will feature a vibrant blend of live music and a gourmet dining experience in an absolutely stunning location Armani Hotel.
MAIN STAGE
DEEP-DIVE WORKSHOPS
ROUNDTABLES
MENTOR SESSIONS
GALA DINNER
A 2-day main stage program will gather the world’s most famous personalities, C-suite executives from renowned corporations, pioneering startup founders, leading industry trailblazers, tech innovators, and prominent voices of the younger generation on one stage. They will address the pressing issues and share personal stories of professional triumphs and failures through engaging keynotes, panels, and firesides.
The main stage program will be accompanied by parallel in-depth workshops to experience the approaches and practices of leading international experts in small groups. Attendees will have an opportunity to dive deeper into an area of interest, perfect their skills, discover new areas of development and express creativity.
Get one-on-one coaching by industry professionals in the Mentoring Zone powered by the female factor, the global community for future female leaders. Elevate your career by securing a 15-minute one-on-one meeting with the right mentor. Chat with industry leaders from tech, design, health, neuroscience, and leading names behind your favorite brands during Mentor Sessions.
Get one-on-one coaching by industry professionals in the Mentoring Zone powered by the female factor, the global community for future female leaders. Elevate your career by securing a 15-minute one-on-one meeting with the right mentor. Chat with industry leaders from tech, design, health, neuroscience, and leading names behind your favorite brands during Mentor Sessions.
Join us for the signature event WE Convention and get to know your fellow WEC speakers and their guests. The evening of April 21st will feature a vibrant blend of live music and a gourmet dining experience in an absolutely stunning location Armani Hotel.
MAIN STAGE
DEEP-DIVE WORKSHOPS
ROUNDTABLES
MENTOR SESSIONS
GALA DINNER
The new iconic landmark of Dubai, Atlantis The Royal is an ultra-luxury destination that has been designed to challenge the boundaries of imagination. For 2 days, be taken on an incredible journey where everything is possible and you can achieve it all. This is the place to realize your Big Goals and Bold Choices.

VENUEs

ATLANTIS THE ROYAL
WE Convention partnered with the Dubai Armani hotel for the Gala Dinner, a place where style and business elegance blend seamlessly into a perfect networking environment.
ARMANI HOTEL

CHOOSE YOUR TICKET

STANDARd
Two-day conference pass
Access to workshops and mentoring zone (Registration required)
Access to roundtables discussions (Registration required)
Flying Buffet lunch
Equipment for simultaneous interpretation (English, Arabic, Russian) — for the Main stage
Access to the Conference Hall (Standard rows, free seating)
Two-day conference pass
PREMIUM
Access to the Conference Hall (Premium rows, free seating)
Access to workshops and mentoring zone (Registration required)
Flying Buffet lunch
Access to roundtables discussions (Registration required)
Equipment for simultaneous interpretation (English, Arabic, Russian) — for the Main stage
Two-day conference pass
VIP
Access to workshops and mentoring zone (Registration required)
Access to roundtables discussions (Registration required)
VIP registration desk
Gala Dinner (Armani Hotel, April 21st)
Welcome coffee break
Access to the Conference Hall (1−3 rows, free seating, comfortable chairs)