In cooperation with the Ministry of Tourism, the Women Leaders Association (WLA) launched a new initiative related to supporting women in the fields of education and entertainment.
“Ana Lubnaniya Arabia” conference and exhibition concludes its Second Edition in Beirut.
President Raslan: “A great honor for Beirut to host elite businesswomen from our Arab world.”
The Women Leaders Association in Lebanon organized the “Ana Lubnaniya Arabia” conference, bringing together businesswomen from the Middle East and North Africa to exchange experiences, knowledge, and enhance collaboration while exploring new investment opportunities. The conference, successful in its second edition after 2022 edition in Expo Dubai, was part of the initiative “Lebanon: An Arab Edutainment Hub” and extended over three days from May 24 to 26, 2023, including various important events and programs.
The first day featured the “Ana Lubnaniya Arabia” conference and exibihtion, which included a series of seminars addressing women’s roles in the economy, business, trade, retail, tourism, and entrepreneurship. This was followed by the launch of She Leads academic program, aiming to equip businesswomen with new skills and technological tools to expand their businesses and investments in collaboration with the Holy Spirit University of Kaslik. Certificates for program graduates were distributed during the concluding dinner.
The association dedicated a full day for participants to embark on a qualitative tour of various sites, highlighting specialized aspects where Lebanese businesswomen excel in the field of tourism.
At the end of the initiative, a Gala Diner took place to celebrate attendees; in addition, She leads participants were graduated during this diner.
Mrs. Madiha Raslan, President of the Women Leaders Association, stated, “We were delighted to have the participation of businesswomen from Egypt, Syria, Jordan, Tunisia, Qatar, Oman, Kuwait, in addition to Lebanon. It was a great honor for us to host this elite group of leading businesswomen in Beirut, and we succeeded in establishing an Arab network that promotes economic and social cooperation and opportunities for women.”
President Raslan also pointed out that one of the association’s goals is to engage in diverse economic activities that position women at the forefront, contributing to competition and emphasizing that “encouraging women to invest directly contributes to the increase in national output, creating job opportunities for youth and fostering the prosperity of nations.”