Middle East & North Africa

Habib El/Al-Ass’aād

Habib El/Al-Ass’aād stewards future as the instigator of Kₓ2™, a series of experimental endeavours in societal sustenance studies.

Noha Khater

Noha Khater is a University Professor and the only female retinal eye surgeon in Egypt. She acquired several degrees and PhDs in the United Kingdom, the United States and Egypt. Her field of expertise is retinal surgery, with special emphasis on diabetic eye diseases.

Rasha Rady

Rihab Hasanain

Nadia Gamal El Din

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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