Middle East & North Africa

Heather Henyon

Heather Henyon is Founding Partner of Mindshift Capital, a venture fund based in Dubai that is investing in early stage women-led technology companies in the Middle East and globally. She is Founder of the Women’s Angel Investor Network (WAIN), the first and largest women’s angel group in the Middle East.


Prior to that, she was Managing Director of the Université Paris-Dauphine, Tunis Campus, where she led the launch of the University's Tunis campus. Samia also has 11 years of banking experience with Citibank in Tunis, where she joined as a Relationship Manager and subsequently focused on Credit and Risk by establishing a Credit Analysis unit, managing the remedial management portfolio and then serving as Country Risk Manager; Samia is a graduate of the IHEC Carthage (BA), and Université Paris-Dauphine (Masters and PhD in Finance).

Corine Kiame

Ms. Kiame is responsible for IM Capital operations, including deal sourcing, investment project evaluation and valuation, business models validation, value creation and mentoring in investments, and supervision of exits from investments.


Previously, she has led school wide reform and organizational strategy and advised government ministries and non-governmental organizations on education technology.

Siroun is the cofounder and CEO of Kamkalima, a digital educational platform that empowers the Arabic classroom with the tools, resources, and support to raise a generation of students armed with 21st-century skills and who can think and write in Arabic, and use the language to create, collaborate, and solve problems.


Prior to co-founding Amam, Jenny worked as an Investment Principal at Silicon Badia, a leading alternative asset management firm investing in companies developing the next generation of tech-enabled ventures. Jenny has also been part of the Executive Committee of BeyondCapital, an initiative that seeks to build the next generation of asset managers in Jordan. Prior to venture capital, Jenny was the Head of Asset Management at Awraq Investments, the investment arm of Cairo Amman Bank.

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Sherin Mishriky

Sherin is an SMEs development consultant with more than 20 years of experience. She started her career in the banking sector but always had passion and interest in human and organizational development.

Carl Abou Malham

Carl's key focal points are assessing structures & talents, mining their potential and co-creating the climate needed for a culture change.

A Change Professional with close to 20 years track record in General Management within multinational (Danone, AOL, Bel) and regional companies, followed by 8 years of consulting & coaching practice, Carl draws his experience from tenures served in the Europe, North Africa, Levant and the GCC.


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