The Atlantic Council’s empowerME Initiative in partnership with the U.S. Mission to Saudi Arabia, the American Chamber of Commerce in Saudi Arabia’s Women in Business Committee, and Quantum Leaps will hold a hybrid workshop on Tuesday, September 14th from 9:00-10:30 am ET/4:00-5:30 pm KSA. This workshop is part of a new program aimed at igniting women’s entrepreneurship and innovation in Saudi Arabia by bringing US entrepreneurs, experts, and business leaders together with Saudi counterparts to build relationships, share knowledge, and develop partnership opportunities.

Keynote speaker

Mona Ataya
Co-Founder & CEO

Interviewed by

Madiha Sattar
Head of Strategy & Strategic Partnerships
Careem Pay


Amjad Ahmad
Director, empowerME, Rafik Hariri Center for the Middle East
Atlantic Council

Alifia Doriwala
Managing Director

Emon Shakoor
Founder & CEO
Blossom Accelerator

Moderated by

Algene Sajery
Vice President, Office of External Affairs; Head, Global Gender Equity Initiatives
U.S. International Development Finance Corporation