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Noor Al-Qatami is a Bentley University Graduate specialized in Management of Teams. She is the founder and co-owner of Saveco and its subsidiary companies. Noor Al Qatami is a Young Arab Woman who has become a major business success in Kuwait. Noor’s young age and her gender made her a business rarity in the Arab board room which translated to encounters with a number of obstacles on her journey. However her persistence, resilience and work ethic has led her to being on CEO Middle East’s sixth annual list of the world’s most powerful Arab women. It is evident from the story of her journey that these traits are firmly embedded in her family and have been built through trials, challenges, war and loss.


Zaid Alrefai

Zaid Alrefai, aka The Godfather of Arab mountaineers is a mentor, leader and role model for Arabs in the climbing community. A man of many talents, Zaid is the first Arab to climb Mt. Everest and the first Arab to climb the seven summits (highest mountains on each of the seven continents). Besides those amazing feats, Zaid has been an Olympic torchbearer and has completed Marathon Des Sables. He has authored a book called "Summit Glory", his own personal account of his climbing journey. Most of all today his story is taught in schools across Kuwait.


Shamlan T. Al Bahar

A mentor to many students, entrepreneurs and protégés, Shamlan T. Al Bahar left a glorious career spanning years of founding leading entities in Kuwait (namely P2BK, 52 degrees), to harness and flourish the potential of the future of Kuwait – the youth. His journey to founding The Protégé’s a program dedicated at nurturing the young talents of the country, was not without its share of struggle. Witness this ACII degree holder from the University of Guildhall, talk about his experience and challenges to overcome the odds and create Kuwait’s leading youth development program. 

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Intisar Al Sabah

Sheikha Intisar Salem Ali Al Sabah’s mission – to make a difference – has been consistent throughout her adult life. What has changed over the years is the focus of her efforts. She is the founder of “Lulua Publishing”, which was started in 2011 selecting only titles that motivate, inspire 

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