Listen to Nadia Mannell
02.20 pm - 03.30 pm
Nadia is a Director at Vitality, the UAEs first female focused business consultancy established to setup and accelerate female-led businesses in the region.
Nadia believes that having more women at the table and more women making money from their businesses will have the biggest impact on bridging the gender gap, hence her purpose and passion lies deep within female-funding and entrepreneurialism.
Previously, Nadia held multiple Director roles over 10years at Global B2B SaaS Company Meltwater which has recently IPO, namely; Managing Director Client Success, Managing Director Client Acquisitions, and Head of PR & Strategic Partnerships
Last year Nadia completed her Executive Management program at iNSEAD focused on Strategy in the Age of Digital Disruption and this has given her an additional skillset and sharp eye for developing a digitally FIT Business and People Strategy focusing on processes, performance and social value.
Those in her network, will know she is a vocal advocate for female-led business and bridging the female funding gap across the regions, Africa and the Middle East and actively invests in her passions as a Partner at Seed South Capital, a fund focused on seed funding and entrepreneurship in Africa.
Nadia will tell you that the role she plays that rewards her the most and keeps her grounded, is that as a mother to her her 2 year old daughter and 5 year old son.
Being a mother is what fuels her to be better, build a better future, rise and thrive. “Know the world you want to live in, and back the startups that make this vision come true!”