Blue Ocean Academy conducts BOWLD EmpowHer virtual meet on International Women’s Day
Knowledge empowerment enterprise Blue Ocean Academy conducted an exclusive virtual conference for women around the world on international women’s day. This year, the theme was ‘Women in leadership: embracing the new normal’. Around 200 women from different parts of the world attended the conference.
Renowned speakers including Noha Hefny, Dr. Thoraiya Kanafani, Annabel Harper, Julie Lewis and Bandana Jain shared insights into different topics. The non-profit event also provided a multilingual workshop in English and Arabic. The English workshop on the topic ‘DiSC Personality Assessment’ was delivered by the Certified Personality Assessor Marina Wanny. The Arabic workshop on the topic ‘Presentation Skills’ was facilitated by journalist Dr Ahlam El Tohamy.
Abiding to the campaign theme ‘Choose To Challenge', the conference inspired working women to call out gender bias and inequality at the workplace. Noha Hefny, Founder and CEO at People of Impact spoke on the topic ‘Women leaders turning challenges into opportunities’. Clinic Psychologist Dr Thoraiya Kanafani shared her insights into the topic ‘Mental health post lockdown’.