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  • Jumana Abu-Hannoud
    General Manager, Corporate Communications Nissan Middle East Jumana Abu-Hannoud heads regional corporate communications…
  • Rama Hajjar – Mentor
    My Journey as a Reach Mentor exceeded my expectations in the sense that I was just so positively impacted by this experience.  I am so grateful to have had the opportunity to help a promising young woman fulfill her potential and advance into the next phase of her career. She has now applied for and received a hefty promotion and…

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  • Racha Alkhawaja
      C-level strategic leader with over 20 years of solid expertise in Capital Markets, Fund Management, Investments, and Corporate Finance in cross-asset class. Strong International and local expertise with exceptional success in growing, building, and managing new segments while increasing bottom line revenues. Selected as one of Top 50 Most Influential Women in Finance in the Middle East by Financial…

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  • Antonio Chedrawy
      Antonio is CFO at OMD MENA, the largest media network of leading global marketing communications company Omnicom Group leading financial management, audit and commercial functions. He brings over 20 years of experience in finance, media, corporate strategy, & business management in Multinational Companies. He chaired the pricing council that developed and promoted innovative business models and pricing strategies. Before…

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  • Pamela E.Chikhani
    Pamela Chikhani is the General Manager of Secure Parking UAE and Director of Strategic Alliances at the Arcadia Education. She is also a co-founder, board member and mentor at Reach, a non-profit organisation, registered in the DIFC and dedicated to helping young professional women unlock their real potential. With over 14 years of experience and a strong entrepreneurial spirit, Pamela…

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  • What are the characteristics of a good mentor?
    Has integrity (abides by strong ethics) Honest Credible Acts as a positive role model Strong value system Good listener Strong network Patience & interest to learn Tolerant of others and their point of view Punctual (awareness of time & importance to respect others time) Professional (at work with colleagues, highly regarded in the workforce) Positive (solution provider and not a…

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  • How can I be sure that my mentee and I will work well together?
    All mentors and mentees will be fully trained and supported during the year-long program (Visited 4 times, 1 visits today)
  • How will a mentee work with me?
    A good mentor is a guide, always challenging, inspiring and demanding that their mentee does their best. They facilitate the development of others through teaching, empowering, counseling and supporting Teaches Empowers Counsels Supports Model Affirm Listen Respect  Inform Inspire Probe Guide Confirm Clarify Confidential Prescribe  Advise Coach  Encourage Question Challenge (Visited 4 times, 1 visits today)
  • Why should I be a mentor?
    In one study with people who had experienced real mentors, half of them said the mentoring experience “changed my life”. Organizations that continuously support mentoring achieve outstanding results, reporting increased retention rates, improved morale, increased job satisfaction and commitment, accelerated leadership development, better succession planning, reduced stress and stronger and more cohesive teams. However, it is not just about what…

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  • What are the characteristics of a good mentee?
    Has integrity (abides by strong ethics) Open, honest & transparent about their needs Set realistic expectations of mentoring relationship Strong value system Good listener Patient & interest in learning & sharing with others Tolerant of others and their point of view Punctual (awareness of time & importance to respect others time) Professional (at work with colleagues, highly regarded in the…

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  • How can I be sure that my mentor and I will work well together?
    All mentors and mentees will be fully trained and supported during the year-long program. (Visited 4 times, 1 visits today)
  • How will a mentor work with me?
    Your mentor will be an independent voice, outside your direct sphere of activity. You can bounce ideas off them without fear of comeback They will help you to: Identify challenges and obstacles Come up with a strategy for dealing with these challenges and obstacles Discuss achievements and setbacks along the way Sustain success in the long-term A good mentor is…

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  • Why should I have a mentor?
    In one study with people who had experienced real mentors, half of them said the mentoring experience “changed my life”. Organizations that continuously support mentoring achieve outstanding results, reporting increased retention rates, improved morale, increased job satisfaction and commitment, accelerated leadership development, better succession planning, reduced stress and stronger and more cohesive teams. (Visited 7 times, 1 visits today)
  • What is mentoring?
    Mentoring is a partnership, where mentor and mentee work collaboratively towards the achievement of mutually defined goals that will develop the mentee’s skills, abilities, knowledge or thinking. (Visited 8 times, 1 visits today)
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  • Rama Hajjar
    My Journey as a Reach Mentor exceeded my expectations in the sense that I was just so positively impacted by this experience. I am so grateful to have had the opportunity to help a promising young woman fulfill her potential and advance into the next phase of her career. She has now applied for and received a hefty promotion and…

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  • Amina Limbada – Mentee
    Mentorship is an untouched concept in the region and professional mentorship is even more so. So when I came across Reach, an organisation which sought to provide mentorship to women, I jumped at the chance. While I was aware that mentorship would be greatly beneficial in many aspects, I did not realise its impact until I underwent the program with…

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  • Rana Nawas – Mentor
    I enjoyed being a mentor on the Reach platform. They clarified expectations of both mentors and mentees, provided the brief training requiring, used a structure that was easy to follow, and were focused on getting all involved the experience they wanted. (Visited 4 times, 1 visits today)
  • Dr. Nasreen Al Qaseer – Mentor
    As a mentor, I enjoyed my work with the mentee assigned form from Saudi Arabia and she was handling middle management leadership and a critical area in the Bank. For me it was a big challenge to challenge myself first before the mentee so I trust and believe in my capabilities as a mentor and revert back on the topics…

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