HEC Paris School of Management recently organized an interactive workshop on ‘Entrepreneurship and Innovation’ for women at the Student Center of Hamad bin Khalifa University at Qatar Foundation’s campus.
The interactive Women’s Workshop provided entrepreneurial and managerial insights to participants with a global perspective to inspire women entrepreneurs develop the knowledge and skills necessary to create innovative and sustainable businesses.
“Innovation and entrepreneurship are essential drivers of growth and main sources of value creation,” said Professor Laoucine Kerbache, Chief Executive Officer and Academic Dean of HEC Paris in Qatar.
The four-hour workshop was conducted by HEC Paris faculty Professor Oliver Gottschalg. In addition, the workshop also had a distinguished panel of women achievers as guest speakers who shared their valuable insights with participants.
They were Fatima Ghanim Al-Hudifi Al-Kuwari, CEO and Founder of multiple successful businesses in Qatar and winner of the 2013 Arab Woman Award as Best Entrepreneur; Aysha Al Mudehki, Social Entrepreneur, CEO of Qatar Business Incubation Center (QBIC), Board Member of Injaz Qatar and Co-Founder of Roudha Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation; and Katrin Scholz-Barth, Civil and Environmental Engineer, Social Entrepreneur, Associate Sustainability Director of CH2M Hill, Principal at Katrin Scholz-Barth Consulting and Past President of SustainableQatar.
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